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  • McHenry City Council OKs $55,000 loan for artisan bread, craft beer business

    McHENRY – An artisanal bread maker and brewer plans to open in McHenry.After much discussion, the Mc ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • Crystal Lake lawyer pleads not guilty to gun, DUI charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake lawyer formally denied drunken driving and gun charges based on allegations that he drove under the influence of alcohol an ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • Woodstock City Council candidates differ on proposed sales tax increase

    WOODSTOCK – The proposed home rules sales tax was the No. 1 talking point at a Woodstock City Council candidate forum Thursday at the Woodstock Public ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Stakes high in Crystal Lake-based District 155 school board race

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A slate of three union-backed candidates running for spots on the Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 Board faces com ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • White House defends GOP lawmaker's decision to brief Trump

    WASHINGTON – The White House on Thursday defended the House Intelligence Committee chairman’s extraordinary decision to openly discuss and brief Presi ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • London defiant as IS claims attack by British ex-con, 52

    LONDON – Authorities on Thursday identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parlia ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

    CHICAGO – The last straw that convinced Chicago native Marissa Marshall it was time to move away was hearing dangerously close gunfire in the rough ne ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Democrats threaten delay on Supreme Court nominee

    WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats vowed Thursday to impede Judge Neil Gorsuch’s path to the Supreme Court, setting up a political showdown with implicatio ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

    WASHINGTON – Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to lea ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Ralph Dawson, candidate for Crystal Lake City Council

    Name: Ralph DawsonAge: 87Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Crystal Lake City Council1) What skills, q ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:24 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Stefano F. Liparoto, candidate for Crystal Lake City Council

    Name: Stefano F. Liparoto, PhDAge:Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Crystal Lake City Council1) What ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:22 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Cameron Hubbard, candidate for Crystal Lake City Council

    Name: Cameron HubbardAge: 32Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Crystal Lake City Council1) What skills ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:22 pm
  • Volunteer for Cosler's Cary mayoral campaign registers name of mayor's business

    CARY – A campaign volunteer for Cary mayoral candidate Jim Cosler said she wanted to hold Mayor Mark Kownick accountable for not registering his busin ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • 3-year-old Rockford boy killed in car crash near Gilberts

    A 3-year-old Rockford boy was killed and three adults were injured in a three-car crash this morning on Interstate 90 westbound at milepost 47 near Gi ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

    WASHINGTON – GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback fo ...
    March 23, 2017 - 3:04 pm
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