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  • McHenry County temperatures low, but not record-setting for March 27

    It's colder than normal, but not recording-setting cold, National Weather Service officials said.Tem ...
    NEW: March 27, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Demand Increasing for Massage Therapists

    Massage therapists use the healing power of touch to manipulate the soft-tissue muscles of the body to relieve pain, rehabilitate injuries, improve ci ...
    NEW: March 27, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Home improvement businesses open in CL

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two new home improvement businesses are set to open in Crystal Lake. Home Heart Designs, 407 E. Terra Cotta Ave., and Crawford Supply G ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • McHenry County drivers warned of possible snow Friday morning

    The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for several counties, including McHenry, Lake, Kane, DeKalb and Cook, among others ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:08 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 27; U.S. Senate passes balanced-budget plan

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 27, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • Snow pushes Crystal Lake sewer work back; goal is to wrap up in July

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A late snow stopped construction from getting started on a water main project in the Country Club Road area, according to a Crystal Lak ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Fox River Grove board OKs use of eminent domain to further redevelopment project

    FOX RIVER GROVE – There are three single-family residences in Fox River Grove sitting in the middle of where a proposed $250 million redevelopment pro ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Election 2015: 3 seek 2 spots on Elgin Community College Board of Trustees

    ELGIN – Voters on April 7 will decide whether to re-elect two incumbents to the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees or to replace one incumbent ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • McHenry County agencies highlight summer camp options for residents

    CARY – This is crunch time for the Cary Park District. In a matter of weeks, registration for the di ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Schock says he leaves Congress with sadness, humility

    WASHINGTON – Embattled Rep. Aaron Schock said Thursday he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility and vowed to work "tirelessly" to make amends ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Rauner signs into law plan to fix budget hole

    SPRINGFIELD – In an early major test of Illinois’ newly divided government, the Senate passed a compromise plan Thursday to plug a $1.6 billion hole i ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Tollway board approves higher speed limits but not 70 mph

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Illinois Tollway board of directors has approved higher speed limits on the Tri-State Tollway and other highways but not as high a ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal prison for halfway house

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. left an Alabama federal prison early Thursday bound for a halfway house, where he begins his transition b ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • U.S.: Chicago-area cousins planned U.S. terrorist attack

    CHICAGO – An Illinois Army National Guard soldier vowed to bring “the flames of war to the heart” of America if he was unable to get to the Middle Eas ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Garcia to Emanuel: ‘You are not the king’

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s challenger blasted the former White House chief of staff Thursday, accusing him of neglecting the city’s neighb ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:06 am
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