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  • High school graduation rate hits record high of 83.2 percent

    WASHINGTON – The nation’s high school graduation rate has reached a record 83.2 percent, continuing a steady increase that shows improvement across al ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • FBI records: Effort to reduce Clinton email classification

    WASHINGTON – A senior State Department official asked the FBI last year to help reduce the classification of an email from Hillary Clinton’s private s ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • From top to bottom, here are the races awaiting McHenry County voters on the ballot

    Voters have a lot to decide Nov. 8, besides the most contentious and unusual presidential race in modern memory.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • More details released on fatal Algonquin Western Bypass crash

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin police said three motorcycles were headed north Saturday on Route 31 when they struck a raised median and went into the southbou ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • 1 killed in Woodstock-area crash on Route 14, sheriff's office says

    WOODSTOCK – A 29-year-old male from Spring Grove was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 14 and Hartland ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Illinois High School Football Podcast: Who is in and who is out entering Week 9?

    With one week before the IHSA playoffs, who is in and who is out? The Kankakee Daily Journal sports writer and IHSA football bracket expert Steve Souc ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 3:31 pm
  • Miller: How will Trump factor affect Illinois legislative races?

    Presidential candidates set the turnout. That’s the race voters care about the most by far, so everybody else who’s running down-ballot essentially ha ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 3:06 pm
  • Crystal Lake Ambutal building demolished

    A crew from Alpine Demolition worked Monday to tear down the site of the former Ambutal health care facility at 4900 S. Route 31 in Crystal Lake.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • McHenry County revokes Plum Tree National Country Club's liquor licenses

    HARVARD – Plum Tree National Country Club’s liquor licenses have been revoked after noise complaints from neighbors and other license violations.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Advocate Health Care to break ground on new site in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Advocate Health Care plans to build an 18,000-square-foot outpatient center at 13900 Quality Drive, just north of Interstate 90 and Route 47 ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year

    NEW YORK – Caterpillar said Monday that CEO and Chairman Doug Oberhelman will retire from the company next year and will be replaced as CEO by Jim Ump ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Donald Trump says his own party being 'naive' about voter fraud

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump lashed out on Monday at Republicans who have tried to tone down his rhetoric about election fraud, calling his own party's l ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Woodstock police: Crystal Lake guitar instructor, convicted sex offender operated illegally

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was arrested after he allegedly taught guitar lessons to several students younger than age 18 and was prohibited from d ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Begalka: No trick to Halloween, just old-fashioned fun

    Kids still trick-or-treat, but a lot has changed over the years as far as Halloween is concerned. The witch, skeleton, tramp and ghost costumes of the ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of Oct. 17

    Monday, Oct. 17McHenry City Council: 7 p.m., McHenry City Hall, 333 S. Green St.Tuesday, Oct. 18Algo ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:58 am
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