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  • Richmond Village Board candidates look to balance small-town feel, big-business dreams

    RICHMOND – Candidates in the April election for the Richmond Village Board are looking for ways to preserve the community’s motto, “Village of Yestery ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Medical emergency ends McHenry County zoning hearing

    WOODSTOCK – A medical emergency abruptly ended a zoning hearing over a controversial request to allow a Nunda Township home to operate as a bed and br ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • McHenry County environmental groups announce event on fracking

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry is hosting a public event on fracking March 31.
    March 25, 2015 - 5:23 pm
  • Woodstock woman charged with church burglary

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock woman has been charged with burglarizing a Woodstock church. Jessica R. Mads ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Fundraiser for Cary man with Ewing sarcoma cancer set for Saturday

    CARY – Jake Kaplan was a 15-year-old student at Cary-Grove High School when a dentist found a lump in his mouth during a routine dental exam.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Lake in the Hills Planning and Zoning chairman dies after battling cancer

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – From village affairs to rotary club to father-daughter organizations, Tom Stock, who recently lost a battle with cancer, gave his ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Lollapalooza 2015: Paul McCartney, Metallica, Sam Smith to play Chicago music festival

    CHICAGO — Paul McCartney, Metallica and Sam Smith will be among 130 acts at this year's Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Oprah Winfrey to auction off furniture, paintings from Chicago home

    CHICAGO — Oprah Winfrey will auction off paintings, furniture, designer clothing and other items from her Chicago residence next month.
    March 25, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • U.S. Steel idling Granite City plant, 2,080 employees affected

    GRANITE CITY — U.S. Steel says it's temporarily idling its plant in Granite City, putting 2,080 employees out of work.
    March 25, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Lawyer expects plea deal in surburban Chicago terrorism case

    CHICAGO — An attorney for a suburban Chicago man accused of seeking to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria has told a federal judge the defense ...
    March 25, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Huntley man's domestic battery charge upgraded to murder after wife dies

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley man was charged Tuesday with murdering his wife days after police responded to the couple's home for a domestic violence incident.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Prosecutor asks that Holiday Hills man accused of shooting deputies not use wheelchair at trial

    WOODSTOCK – The prosecutor trying the Scott B. Peters case asked a judge Wednesday to prohibit the man accused of shooting two officers from using a w ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Treat Your Palate to McHenry County College’s Slāinte Restaurant

    MCC’s Slāinte restaurant is run by its advanced-level culinary students and offers delicious dining options Wednesday and Thursday evenings during spr ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:02 am
  • Fire leaves Algonquin home uninhabitable

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin couple was displaced after an early Wednesday morning fire in the bathroom of their home, fire officials said.
    March 25, 2015 - 9:06 am
  • Volo woman accused of trying to rob Johnsburg Chase Bank

    JOHNSBURG – A Volo woman is accused of attempting to rob the J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, 2911 Commerce Drive, in Johnsburg on Tuesday, police said.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:46 am
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