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  • Buffalo’s grain silos finding new life

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – A worn-looking collection of grain silos left over from Buffalo’s heyday as a shipping hub tower like enormous cement pipe organs alon ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Arbitrator: Facebook post no cause to fire Elgin officer

    ELGIN – An arbitrator has concluded that the city of Elgin didn't have just cause to fire a police officer over comments he posted on Facebook regardi ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Scientists at Fermilab power up 17-ton magnet for experiment

    BATAVIA – Scientists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have powered up a 17-ton electromagnet, which will be the centerpiece of an experime ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • University of Illinois donations dip, but still top $250M

    URBANA – Donations coming in to the University of Illinois dipped slightly in fiscal 2015, but still totaled more than $250 million.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • More debris but no word on fate of ship lost off Bahamas

    NASSAU, Bahamas – The search for a U.S. cargo ship that was lost during Hurricane Joaquin off the southeastern Bahamas turned up more clues Sunday but ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Hope dims for finding survivors of deadly Guatemala mudslide

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – Hope faded Sunday for finding any survivors of a mudslide that killed at least 114 people as the smell of rotting b ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Pastor's sermon: ‘Violence will not have the last word'

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – A pastor whose daughter survived last week's deadly rampage in a college classroom told his congregation Sunday that "violence will n ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Woodstock police investigating after dead body found behind 3 Stars Pizza

    WOODSTOCK – Police are investigating after the body of a male was found Sunday behind 3 Stars Pizza, 1019 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock Police Sgt. Dan ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Doctors Without Borders has increased the death toll from the deadly bombing of its hospital compound in the northern Afghan city ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Cary District 26, Fox River Grove District 3 preschool screenings set

    CARY – Two area school districts have paired this year to offer voluntary preschool screenings for developmental skills.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Lake in the Hills' extra Labor Day enforcement results in 7 arrests

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Seven people were arrested, and 42 tickets were issued over the days leading up to the Labor Day holiday, the village said.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry County Board mulls appointee guidebook over a code of conduct

    WOODSTOCK – The blanket ability to remove appointees to McHenry County government’s numerous boards and commissions under a new state law is a power a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Turning Point to host domestic violence vigil in Woodstock's Square

    WOODSTOCK – Turning Point’s annual candlelight vigil will be Wednesday at Woodstock’s Park in the Square, and this year’s theme will be “domestic viol ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Stiemke: Find volunteer opportunities that fit your needs

    Sometimes finding the right place to volunteer can be a challenge. You want to begin by asking yourself a few important questions.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Detour: Watch for new traffic patterns on some roads

    • LAKEWOOD ROAD/LAKE AVENUE: Work to resurface and add bike lanes along Lakewood Road from Haligus Road to Ackman Road is done, and work to do the sam ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:48 am
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