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  • Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever

    NEW YORK – Ketchup maker and packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has withdrawn a $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the mayonnaise, te ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Trump's revised travel ban targets same Muslim-majority countries

    WASHINGTON – A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and e ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Wauconda Business & Community Expo coming up Saturday

    WAUCONDA – The Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business & Community Expo on Saturday.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Johnsburg District 12 holding kindergarten orientation in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Johnsburg School District 12’s pre-kindergarten and kindergarten enrollment process will start with an Orientation Night on March 21.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Lake in the Hills receives $63,000 grant for playground renovations

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – With the help of a $63,000 grant, the Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department plans to completely remodel the playground ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • MCDH accepting nominations for 2017 McHenry County Green Awards

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Department of Health is inviting people to submit nominations for the 2017 McHenry County Green Awards.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office receives $17,500 grant for AEDs, training

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office received a $17,500 grant from the McHenry County Community Foundation for equipment and training, the ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry County website to make ordinance lookup easier

    WOODSTOCK – Trying to find a particular ordinance on the McHenry County government website can be like trying to navigate a maze.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Fox Lake Polar Plunge to make a splash for Special Olympics Illinois

    FOX LAKE – The Village of Fox Lake is inviting the community to “Take the Plunge” into the frigid waters of Nippersink Lake to raise money for Special ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • McHenry County residents discuss future of anti-abortion movement under Trump

    CRYSTAL LAKE – President Donald Trump has made it clear he opposed abortion by reinstating the Mexico City policy, barring international nongovernment ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Lake in the Hills to start adult coloring book club

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department has started an adult coloring book club. 
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • McHenry County sees record-breaking warm spell

    CRYSTAL LAKE – “You can’t beat it” was the sentiment around McHenry County on Saturday.Record warm t ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Algonquin recognized for excellence in financial reporting

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 13th consecutive year for its compre ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • McHenry County College to offer more beekeeping classes during spring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Area residents can learn how to become a beekeeper by taking classes at McHenry County College that teach modern beekeeping techniques, ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:59 pm
  • House near Crystal Lake sustains $250K in damage in Friday night fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Firefighters from more than a dozen area agencies were called Friday night to a fire at a residence near Crystal Lake that firefighters ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:13 am
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