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  • Fact Check: President Trump starts on familiar note: with exaggeration

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 2:59 pm
  • People in Need Forum to offer valuable social service resources

    Whether you, someone you know, or members of your community are in need of social services, McHenry County College’s People in Need Forum can help.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Live coverage: The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President

    Stay here for live coverage of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Despite campaign to-do list, Trump team coy about his plans

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was be ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 8:21 am
  • Algonquin water meter replacement program to improve reading accuracy, official says

    ALGONQUIN – A proposed water meter replacement program will improve the accuracy of readings and give residents an easy way to measure their water use ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • McHenry County's 22nd Judicial Circuit Court relocating, renaming arbitration center

    WOODSTOCK – The 22nd Judicial Circuit Court’s arbitration center is getting a new home and a new name.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:01 am
  • Prairie Grove School District 46 awarded $7,222 grant to get LED lights

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 has been awarded $7,222 to replace broken and inefficient light fixtures at Prairie Grov ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry County College offering Animal CPR, First Aid class for future veterinarians

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Those interested in becoming pet-care professionals might be interested in taking McHenry County College’s Animal CPR, First Aid and Ca ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • Metra to expand capacity on all lines for Women’s March on Chicago

    Metra trains will have expanded capacity on all lines Saturday to accommodate people traveling to the Women’s March on Chicago. 
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:02 am
  • Route 14 crash sends 2 to hospital, police say

    HARVARD – Two people were sent to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a crash north of Harvard, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Aimee Knop said.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • Crystal Lake Rib House, On Target Range team up for inauguration party

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local barbecue restaurant and a neighboring gun range are teaming up to throw a party celebrating Friday’s inauguration.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry police promote new commander, sergeant at City Council meeting

    McHENRY – The promotion of two McHenry police officials and a liquor license transfer highlighted Monday’s McHenry City Council meeting.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • Coroner IDs Woodstock 76-year-old killed by Metra train

    WOODSTOCK – A 76-year-old man from Woodstock was identified as the person killed by a Metra train Sunday.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:51 am
  • Italy crews work through night after avalanche hits hotel

    FARINDOLA, Italy – Rescue crews who reached the four-star mountain resort on skis found only eerie silence Thursday after a huge avalanche flattened t ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • N.Y. lawsuits blame social media in terror attacks

    NEW YORK – The families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and Israel are blaming social media companies including Facebook and Twitter f ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:49 am
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