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  • Snow, wind causing newspaper delivery delays

    Due to overnight snow and high winds, many papers are blowing, and delivery may be delayed in your area.
    NEW: March 3, 2015 - 6:43 am
  • Illinois state Rep. David McSweeney files bill on TIF-related bonds

    A bill filed Friday would give voters a way to stop referendums tied to tax increment financing districts.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • District 26 raises $11,000 for families affected by fire

    Efforts by District 26 and the surrounding community have garnered more than $11,000 in donations for five families displaced by a January apartment f ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Marlowe Middle School students perform musical comedy March 13-14

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Students from Marlowe Middle School will perform a musical comedy about a fast-talking salesman on March 13 and 14.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Illinois lawmakers propose measure to battle heroin abuse

    SPRINGFIELD – Two Illinois lawmakers announced bipartisan legislation Monday that would spend $25 million to combat an epidemic of heroin and prescrip ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Former Gov. Quinn earning $11,396 monthly pension

    SPRINGFIELD – Former Gov. Pat Quinn receives a state pension of just less than $11,400 a month, although it could shrink if proposed reforms he signed ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • PharmaCann to accept its 2nd marijuana grow permit

    CHICAGO – A suburban Chicago company called PharmaCann took on a bigger role in Illinois’ medical marijuana industry Monday, confirming it would accep ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Bills would change up Illinois primary, campaign financing

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois electoral system would see changes under proposals in the state legislature, including ones on primaries and campaign finan ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock reimburses private plane expenses for football game

    WASHINGTON – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 in travel expenses for attending a Chicago Bears football ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Boehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS bill

    WASHINGTON – Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department wi ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Eastern Illinois U. names Bradley provost new president

    CHARLESTON – Eastern Illinois University has named Bradley University Provost David Glassman as its new president.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State

    BAGHDAD – Backed by Iranian-supported Shiite militias, Iraqi forces launched a large-scale offensive Monday to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from t ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Benjamin Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel ties

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Flight for Life-McHenry awards Good Shepherd Hospital for safety

    Flight for Life-McHenry has recognized Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital with the first Partners in Safety Award, according to a release from the emerge ...
    March 2, 2015 - 6:46 pm
  • McHenry County TIF districts used for Three Oaks Recreation Area, road improvements, developer agreements

    It was the mid-1980s, and heavy snow collapsed the roof of the downtown Crystal Lake Jewel grocery store. Vacancies were common across the area.
    March 2, 2015 - 7:26 pm
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