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  • McHenry Township holds caucus to nominate Republican candidates

    The McHenry Township Republican Central Committee held its first caucus in 20 years Tuesday to nominate Republican candidates for McHenry Township off ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • McHenry County Christmas tree farms carry on family traditions

    With Christmas Day rapidly approaching, Dawn Peterson, who bought Oney’s Tree Farm with her husband in 1983, said she expects to see some familiar fac ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Making your user experience better at NWHerald.com

    With 2017 nearly upon us, I wanted to share with you some of the changes that already are happening on NWHerald.com, and what that means for you, the ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Solon Mills man faces federal child pornography charges

    A federal grand jury indicted a Solon Mills man with a history of sex crimes against children on child pornography charges.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Official: Refrigerator potential source of deadly warehouse fire in Oakland

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Investigators said Tuesday that a warehouse fire in Oakland that killed 36 people did not appear to have been set intentionally and ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Illinois budget still elusive as leaders lash out

    CHICAGO – As Illinois remains without a budget, legislative leaders and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner are succeeding more at frustrating each other tha ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • University of Illinois says no to sanctuary status for immigrants

    URBANA – The president of the University of Illinois says its three campuses cannot legally serve as sanctuaries for immigrant students illegally livi ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • Bates: McHenry chamber celebrates veterans, announces board of directors

    Veterans Day has come and gone. Having family from the Revolutionary War and onward who have served this country, Veterans Day has great significance ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • President-elect Donald Trump says cancel new Air Force One: Costs 'out of control'

    NEW YORK – Six weeks from taking office, Donald Trump says he wants the government to cut some costs by canceling its order for a new Air Force One, t ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • Officials: Potential for violence from fake news troubling

    WASHINGTON – The bizarre rumors began with a leaked email referencing Hillary Clinton and sinister interpretations of references to pizza parties. It ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Trending story that Hillary Clinton won just 57 counties is false. She won 487 counties.

    NEW YORK – A trending story that claims Hillary Clinton won a total of 57 counties in the presidential election is untrue.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Algonquin police reports for Tuesday, December 6, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 6:44 am
  • Drug price increases put sex beyond reach for some

    TRENTON, N.J. – Imagine not being able to afford one of life’s great pleasures – sex.That’s true for ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Trump signals tougher American policy toward China

    WASHINGTON – Whether by accident or design, President-elect Donald Trump is signaling a tougher American policy toward China, sparking warnings from b ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Japanese leader Abe to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month, becoming the first leade ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:49 am
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