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  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise, but levels still low

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the jo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Apply for fall scholarships now at McHenry County College

    Think you don’t qualify for a college scholarship? Think again. While the Friends of McHenry Count ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 4; Health officials want more Zika samples from Brazil

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 6:21 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner creates privately funded economic agency

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner used his executive powers Wednesday to establish a privately run and funded economic development corporation that’ll take ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:25 am
  • Donald Trump calls for Iowa election do-over

    NASHUA, N.H. – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Metra will miss 2018 deadline for new rail safety technology

    CHICAGO – The Metra commuter railroad will miss a 2018 deadline for installing safety technology on all of its Chicago-area routes, but said Wednesday ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 sets kindergarten registration schedule

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kindergarten registration for Crystal Lake School District 47 has been scheduled for the 2016-17 school year.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Cary to get America's first drive-thru-only Burger King restaurant

    CARY – Burger King’s first drive-thru-only restaurant in the country will be opening in Cary this summer after the Village Board approved the project ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Woodstock OKs first phases of engineering for city's first roundabout

    WOODSTOCK – Construction could start for a roundabout at the five-way intersection at Lake Avenue, South Street and Madison Street in Woodstock as ear ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Athletic department serves as student success program, MCC president says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Lindsey Skinner didn’t know what she wanted to do after she graduated from McHenry West High School.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Wauconda man in custody after five hours barricaded in home

    WAUCONDA – A 26-year-old Wauconda man is in custody after he spent five hours barricaded in his trailer, police said.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:36 pm
  • Three-vehicle crash in Crystal Lake sends one to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A three-vehicle crash sent one person to the hospital Wednesday evening, a fire official said.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • Cary manufacturer Duraflex expands with new building

    CARY – A growing manufacturer in Cary is renovating a newly purchased 10,000-square-foot warehouse and office in the village, as it eyes adding anothe ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Algonquin library trustees consider $7 million main branch expansion

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library’s trustees will consider options for expansion this weekend after hearing a proposal that would add more ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Feb. 3, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:47 pm
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