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  • Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump on Russia threat

    NEW YORK – The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States, d ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:26 am
  • Illinois Senate vows swift action on ambitious budget plan

    SPRINGFIELD – If last week's action is any indication, the Democratic and Republican leaders of the Illinois Senate are serious about attempting to bu ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:26 am
  • Chicago police officer fatally shoots fleeing gunman

    CHICAGO – A police officer confronted by a fleeing gunman suspected of shooting three people fatally shot the man early Sunday, Chicago police said.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:24 am
  • 3 Lake in the Hills businesses recognized for service in village

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Three Lake in the Hills businesses were recognized Thursday, including one that donated time and materials to build raised garden ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:22 am
  • Helfers: Marengo-Union Chamber off to busy start in 2017

    Happy New Year! We all make New Year’s resolutions, whether we write them down or not. Subconsciously, we all want each year to be better than the las ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:20 am
  • MCDH encouraging McHenry County residents to test homes for radon

    WOODSTOCK – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently deemed January as national Radon Action Month. As a result, the McHenry County Departmen ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:20 am
  • Woodstock District 200 to open registration for 2017-18 preschool program

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock School District 200 will start accepting applications Friday for its 2017-18 preschool program.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:11 am
  • McHenry County College ranked as 6th most affordable online college in nation

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College has been ranked as one of the most affordable online colleges in the nation, according to SR Education Group, an ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:37 am
  • Metra train hits, kills pedestrian in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A man died after he walked in front of a Metra train Sunday evening in Woodstock, according to the Woodstock Police Department.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:41 am
  • Wisconsin-style supper club coming to Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Dave Perlick, the executive chef at Montarra Grill in Algonquin, is planning to open a new restaurant in Crystal Lake within the next s ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:12 am
  • Retired Crystal Lake District 47 teacher completes Antarctica expedition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Retired educator Betty Trummel may have returned home from a three-week science and leadership expedition to Antarctica, but she says h ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • EU gears up for new migrant wave

    VALLETTA, Malta – Tens of thousands of people seeking better lives are expected to trek across deserts and board unseaworthy boats in war-torn Libya t ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • Warren embraces her role as a top Democratic foil to Trump

    BOSTON – Donald Trump's election has propelled Sen. Elizabeth Warren into an even sharper partisan spotlight as she embraces her role as a top Democra ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 9:33 am
  • ServiceMaster by Pletz celebrates 30th anniversary

    ServiceMaster by Pletz is celebrating its 30th year in business.Owners John and Kathy Pletz heard ab ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 to host forum to talk facilities, consolidation

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 is inviting the public to attend a community forum Tuesday that will go over a committee’s pr ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
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