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  • Get Out of Town the Easy Way: Let Someone Else Do All the Work!

    Looking to get out of town but hate the planning and coordinating? It really is possible to just pack your bags and show up.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 7:10 am
  • Overturned semitrailer spills 40,000 pounds of sand in Bull Valley (with video)

    BULL VALLEY – A semitrailer dump truck spilled about 40,000 pounds of sand onto a Bull Valley field after it overturned Thursday, officials said.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Paris prosecutor: Suspected Paris mastermind killed in raid

    PARIS — The Belgian jihadi suspected of masterminding deadly attacks in Paris was killed in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, the city p ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 7:28 am
  • Winter storm watch for McHenry County could bring first snow, up to 8 inches

    The first winter storm of the season could blanket McHenry County in up to 8 inches of snow this weekend, according to the forecast from the National ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 19; Obama vows veto of refugee bill

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:23 am
  • Prosecutor: Paris attacks mastermind not arrested in raid

    SAINT-DENIS, France – Heavily armed French SWAT teams swooped in Wednesday and neutralized a cell that was ready to launch new attacks, leaving at lea ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:09 am
  • Despite heavy U.S. airstrikes, IS threat persists

    WASHINGTON – In measuring progress in the American-led air war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, numbers tell one story but results tell an ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Huntley Library basket raffle fundraiser running Nov. 20 through Dec. 15

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Public Library Friends Foundation will display prizes for its annual Holiday Basket Fundraiser from Friday through Dec. 15.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Food service chef opens Stucky's Bar and Grille in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg resident who since 2009 has helped make and deliver personalized meals as part of her chef service plans to bring a personal t ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Prairie Grove village property tax rate could fall next year, president says

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove residents could see the amount they pay to the village in property taxes fall next year.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Blaziers have blazed a trail in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – If you’ve lived in the Crystal Lake area for a while, you’ve probably met, or at least know of, Bob and Rosemary Blazier.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft hosts 3-day grand opening in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – The JoAnn Fabrics and Craft store will mark the opening of its new and larger location in Algonquin with a three-day grand opening special ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Crash into McHenry railroad crossing gate caused by seizure, fire official says

    McHENRY – A man was sent to the hospital after he had a seizure and crashed into a railroad crossing gate on Route 120 in McHenry Wednesday night, a f ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • Pedcor submits revised Cary site plan, might be OK'd for permits by year's end

    CARY – Weeks after losing an appeal regarding lot coverage calculations, Pedcor Industries has submitted a modified site plan for its proposed afforda ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Defense seeks to ban McHenry-area murder suspect's police interview

    WOODSTOCK – The defense attorney for a McHenry-area man accused of murdering his former girlfriend has asked a judge to bar statements he made to auth ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:43 am
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