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  • Clinton gears up for Trump in fall race

    WASHINGTON – Waves of campaign staffers are being dispatched to battleground states. Advisers are starting to consider locations for a splashy convent ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • 16 blamed in deadly attack on Afghan clinic

    WASHINGTON – Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Republicans make peace with Trump as nominee

    WASHINGTON – They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are beginning to accept the ide ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Woodstock Police's Robert Lowen to host his last Coffee with the Chief

    WOODSTOCK – Police Chief Robert Lowen will hold his last Coffee with the Chief event as head of the Woodstock Police Department on May 9.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Illinois weighs college aid for students in the U.S. illegally

    SPRINGFIELD – Laura Vivaldo considers herself fortunate among her Illinois college classmates who are in the U.S. illegally and struggle to pay tuitio ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Sponsors needed for new Crystal Lake Williams Street Fest in June

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Raue Center for the Arts recently announced the first Williams Street Fest, which will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. June 4.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • McHenry County deputy receives Lifesaving Award

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Mandernack didn’t expect to save a life when he started his shift on March 21.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Cary mulls ordinance to save $1.5 million on special service areas

    CARY – The Village Board on Tuesday will consider a bond ordinance for two of its special service tax areas that staff members believe could save mor ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Make-A-Wish makes Crystal Lake 4-year-old's birthday party dreams come true

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Julio Lara-Perez has never had a birthday party.This year, the 4-year-old Crystal Lak ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • No one injured in Woodstock school bus fire

    WOODSTOCK – An empty Woodstock School District 200 bus was damaged after the engine compartment caught fire, a fire official said.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • 5 baby bison born at Illinois grassland preserve

    WILMINGTON – For the first time, a national grassland preserve in northeastern Illinois has added to its bison herd through newborns – and not just on ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Environmental Defenders of McHenry County taking garage sale donations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In preparation for their spring garage sale, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will be taking donations of gently used item ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Woodstock lawyer touts experience in McHenry County State's Attorney race

    Woodstock-based attorney Jim Harrison says his "vast and wide" experience is what sets he and his opponent apart in the race for McHenry County state' ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Friday, April 29, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Fox River Grove woman made up abandoned puppy in pillowcase story, police say

    WOODSTOCK – Police said a story about a puppy, since dubbed Woodstock, being found on the side of the road after being abandoned turned out to be just ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:40 pm
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