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  • County Board chooses conventional intersection at Randall and Algonquin roads

    WOODSTOCK – In a 17-7 vote, the County Board on Tuesday decided to move forward with a conventional intersection design at Randall and Algonquin roads ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Marengo ward map changes in effect

    MARENGO – All but two Marengo aldermen will now serve the city at large versus in individual wards after a recently approved ward map reshuffled numer ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • MCC trustees start process to add board member

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College trustees outlined plans for selecting a new member Tuesday after learning there will be at least five applicants ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Lakemoor board approves 3 percent raises, police union contract

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor village employees will get a 3 percent pay increase this year and two extra holidays.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Top general: U.S. ground troops possible in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • New subpoena issued for Ill. anti-violence program

    CHICAGO – Federal authorities in Chicago issued a new subpoena over records involving Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program, state officials ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • Small contaminant found in Lakewood's groundwater

    LAKEWOOD – Government officials on Tuesday advised some Lakewood residents who use private wells to test their water after routine environmental tests ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 6:21 pm
  • Huntley police host "Coffee with a Cop" Saturday

    HUNTLEY – Residents can ask questions and share concerns with Huntley police over some coffee during the latest "Coffee with a Cop" event on Saturday.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:05 pm
  • McLean County nixes marijuana cultivation center

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The McLean County Board denied a special use permit for a proposed medical marijuana cultivation center on Tuesday, saying it woul ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • United Way of Greater McHenry County sets $1 million distribution goal

    The 2014 campaign for United Way of Greater McHenry County kicks off Wednesday with sights set on gifting out $1 million throughout the upcoming fundi ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 6:47 pm
  • McHenry East teacher fired, accused of taking upskirt photo of student

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry high school teacher was fired in the wake of criminal allegations he took a photograph of a student’s undergarments.
    UPDATED: Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Most dangerous kind of obesity: Americans' bellies expanding fast, CDC study says

    CHICAGO — The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startlin ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Dates on food labels a source of confusion for many, McHenry County experts say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When it comes to food, sometimes the numbers do lie. A recent survey by the public sa ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Woodstock man accused of sexually assaulting young girl

    WOODSTOCK — Police arrested a Woodstock man on allegations he engaged in sex acts with a young girl.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner questions medical marijuana program secrecy

    CHICAGO — Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner said Tuesday he wouldn't have signed legislation creating Illinois' medical marijuana pilot progr ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 2:44 pm
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