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  • Public access for the week of Jan. 23 to Jan. 27

    MondayMcHenry County Board of Health: 7 p.m., county Administration Building, 667 Ware Road, Woodsto ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:05 am
  • Some in Missouri question push for tougher penalties for attacking cops

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens is pushing to toughen Missouri’s already stiff penalties for attacking a police officer, reflecting similar e ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • California storm causes flooding, triggers evacuations

    LOS ANGELES – Fast-moving floodwaters swept through California mountain communities and residents fled homes below hillsides scarred by wildfires as t ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • Intensive negotiations ahead of Russia-led Syria talks

    ASTANA, Kazakhstan – Delegates from Russia, Turkey and Iran held hours-long talks in Kazakhstan Sunday on the eve of negotiations between Syrian rebel ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • On the radar: January marks National Radon Action Month

    JOLIET – Kevin Knight grew up on a street where five people were diagnosed with lung cancer without ever smoking cigarettes.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • Begalka: Dream big to rekindle Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    Much of the nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day a week ago, but with the passage of time, his life’s work has become more of an asterisk than ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • McHenry School District 15 to open kindergarten registration in March

    McHENRY – McHenry Elementary School District 15 will start accepting enrollment for its kindergarten program starting in March.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Cary-Grove Jaycees name 2017 Board of Directors

    CARY – The Cary-Grove Jaycees recently announced their new Board of Directors for fiscal 2017.The ne ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Woodstock library's 'Have a Heart Week' set to start next month

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Public Library will give community members an opportunity to give back during “Have a Heart Week,” starting next month.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Lakewood zoning chairman nominated to fill Village Board vacancy

    LAKEWOOD – Outgoing Village President Erin Smith is tapping the chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission to fill a two-year unexpired term on th ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • British leader to meet with Trump to discuss trade, NATO

    LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she plans to discuss free trade and the importance of the NATO military alliance when she beco ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 3 alleged al-Qaida members in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Suspected U.S. drone strikes have killed three alleged al-Qaida operatives in Yemen's southwestern Bayda province, security and tribal ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • 18 dead amid reported tornadoes, other storms in the South

    ADEL, Ga. – A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes and left scattered destruction around the Southeast has claimed at least 18 lives o ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Amid combative start, Trump pledges to rise to moment in unifying message

    WASHINGTON – After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Israeli leader accepts invitation from Trump to visit U.S.

    JERUSALEM – Israel's prime minister on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit the White House next month in hopes of forging a "common vision" for the ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:41 am
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