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  • House Speaker Paul Ryan: More help for older people needed in GOP health bill

    WASHINGTON – Days before a pivotal vote, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday he will seek changes to a GOP health care bill to provide more help to ol ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:27 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District details new programs

    The McHenry County Conservation District is planning several family-friendly outdoor events this spring, including an Easter egg hunt.
    March 20, 2017 - 1:23 am
  • A Muppet with autism soon to join the cast on ‘Sesame Street’

    NEW YORK – Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted.That certainly goes fo ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:17 am
  • McHenry County health officials mark March 24 as World TB Day

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County health officials said Friday is World TB (Tuberculosis) Day, which is a good time to remember that although TB might be for ...
    March 20, 2017 - 12:57 am
  • McHenry High School choir to return to Carnegie Hall

    McHENRY – McHenry High School choir students are heading back to New York’s Carnegie Hall later this month for the second time in two years.
    March 20, 2017 - 1:10 am
  • Cary restaurant plans second location in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Cary restaurant is looking to open a second location along Route 14 in Crystal Lake.
    March 20, 2017 - 1:24 am
  • McHenry County College offering spring craft classes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College’s Continuing Education Department is offering a series of craft classes this week, including hand-painting Easte ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:25 am
  • Bulldog Ale House opens at former Marzano's location in McHenry

    McHENRY – McHenry just opened a new alehouse that offers customers a selection of beers and house-made foods.
    March 20, 2017 - 1:11 am
  • Ebert Film Festival announces first 2 films

    CHAMPAIGN – Roger Ebert’s film festival this year will include 2016 psychological thriller “Elle” and a film delving into the life of TV icon Norman L ...
    March 19, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • U.S. quietly cutting nuclear force

    WASHINGTON – The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of land-based nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to c ...
    March 19, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Voters register objections to parts of budget deal

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate’s “grand bargain” budget compromise has had a rough go, with false starts, misfires, a lukewarm Republican reception ...
    March 19, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: John Parisi, candidate for Woodstock School District 200

    Name: John D. ParisiAge: 39Town: WoodstockOffice sought: District 200 School Board Member1) What ski ...
    March 19, 2017 - 4:05 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Bill Nattress, candidate for Woodstock School District 200

    Name: Bill NattressAge: 51Town: Woodstock, Dorr TownshipOffice sought: Community Unit School Distric ...
    March 19, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Karen Kockler, candidate for Woodstock School District 200

    Name: Karen KocklerAge: 63Town: Woodstock, Dorr TownshipOffice sought: School District 200 board mem ...
    March 19, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Jacob Homuth, candidate for Woodstock School District 200

    Name: Jacob Homuth Age: 28 Town: Woodstock Office sought: District 200 School Board Member 1) W ...
    March 20, 2017 - 8:30 am
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