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  • Wake up! 10 best spots for breakfast in McHenry County

    Here are the 10 best local places to get breakfast in McHenry County, as voted on by readers in our 2016 Best of the Fox competition.
    March 24, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump declared it a "great day for American jobs" on Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clear ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • A custom bar and large entertaining space: 24 photos of a $539,900 Crystal Lake home for sale

    Check out this $539,900 Crystal Lake home for sale, listed on Zillow ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • McHenry City Council OKs $55,000 loan for artisan bread, craft beer business

    McHENRY – An artisanal bread maker and brewer plans to open in McHenry.After much discussion, the Mc ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • Crystal Lake lawyer pleads not guilty to gun, DUI charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake lawyer formally denied drunken driving and gun charges based on allegations that he drove under the influence of alcohol an ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • Woodstock City Council candidates differ on proposed sales tax increase

    WOODSTOCK – The proposed home rules sales tax was the No. 1 talking point at a Woodstock City Council candidate forum Thursday at the Woodstock Public ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Stakes high in Crystal Lake-based District 155 school board race

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A slate of three union-backed candidates running for spots on the Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 Board faces com ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • White House defends GOP lawmaker's decision to brief Trump

    WASHINGTON – The White House on Thursday defended the House Intelligence Committee chairman’s extraordinary decision to openly discuss and brief Presi ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • London defiant as IS claims attack by British ex-con, 52

    LONDON – Authorities on Thursday identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parlia ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

    CHICAGO – The last straw that convinced Chicago native Marissa Marshall it was time to move away was hearing dangerously close gunfire in the rough ne ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Democrats threaten delay on Supreme Court nominee

    WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats vowed Thursday to impede Judge Neil Gorsuch’s path to the Supreme Court, setting up a political showdown with implicatio ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

    WASHINGTON – Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to lea ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Ralph Dawson, candidate for Crystal Lake City Council

    Name: Ralph DawsonAge: 87Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Crystal Lake City Council1) What skills, q ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:24 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Stefano F. Liparoto, candidate for Crystal Lake City Council

    Name: Stefano F. Liparoto, PhDAge:Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Crystal Lake City Council1) What ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:22 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Cameron Hubbard, candidate for Crystal Lake City Council

    Name: Cameron HubbardAge: 32Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Crystal Lake City Council1) What skills ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:22 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you know anyone who has been affected by opioid abuse?