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  • District 300 school board, teachers reach tentative contract agreement

    ALGONQUIN – After six months of bargaining, the Community Unit School District 300 Board and the teachers union have reached a tentative agreement on ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Huntley District 158, teachers reach tentative contract agreement

    HUNTLEY – School District 158 and the union representing its more than 650 teachers have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Fox River Grove redevelopment plan moves on after TIF approval

    FOX RIVER GROVE – An expansion of Fox River Grove’s downtown tax increment financing district was approved at Thursday night’s Village Board meeting, ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Burtons Bridge-area crash sends 1 to hospital

    The Nunda Rural Fire Protection District on Friday didn’t have to go far to respond to a three-vehicle crash that left one vehicle on its roof and sen ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's funeral plans detailed

    The group helping to organize the funeral services for Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz laid out more details, some tentative, during a briefing Fri ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Spring Grove crash sends 2 to hospital, one in serious condition

    SPRING GROVE – Two people were taken to a hospital, one in serious condition, after a rear-end collision involving a motorcycle Friday in the Spring G ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Correction

    A story on page A7 of Thursday’s edition contained an incorrect title for McHenry County Recorder’s Office employee Joni Smith. She is the office supe ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • State of Illinois continues to hire despite lack of budget

    SPRINGFIELD – The absence of a state budget hasn't kept Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration and other Illinois agencies from hiring more workers.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • U.S. jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear

    WASHINGTON – U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed – a mixed bag of news that offers few clues to wh ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Police: 11-year-old fatally shoots intruder, 16, in Missouri

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis County police say an 11-year-old boy fatally shot a 16-year-old intruder during a home invasion, but some neighbors take issue w ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Clinton: I didn't 'stop and think' about email system

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday her use of a private email system at the State Department wasn't the "best choice" and acknowledged sh ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Cardin’s opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes

    WASHINGTON – White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto su ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Community support for police spills over after Fox Lake officer's killing

    FOX LAKE – A child’s drawing of a police officer with angel’s wings sat outside the Fox Lake Police Department on Friday.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • 'Significant evidence' found in Fox Lake officer shooting

    FOX LAKE – After “significant evidence” was uncovered Friday, authorities believe they may be getting closer to identifying a person of interest in th ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Portion of Crystal Lake's southbound South Main Street to temporarily close for paving

    CRYSTAL LAKE – South Main Street will be closed to southbound traffic during the day Wednesday and Thursday, the city engineer said.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:17 am
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