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  • Corrections

    An article on Page A3 of Monday’s Northwest Herald contained the incorrect date for an upcoming garden walk starting at McHenry County College. The ev ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County religious leaders note shift in faith landscape

    Having been ordained as a pastor just three years ago, Paul Cannon said he walked into a religious landscape much different than the one his older coh ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Cruise night comes to Marengo

    MARENGO – A newly created, regularly scheduled classic car show debuted in Marengo over the weekend, after longstanding issues were resolved between o ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Cary, Algonquin women among pilots who flew in 2015 Air Race Classic

    Two local women began their summers by traveling to various parts of the country, and as young pilots who participated in this year’s Air Race Classic ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Leave fireworks to the professionals, McHenry County officials say

    The temporary wonder of fireworks can turn into permanent scars.That’s a notion local emergency offi ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Glacial Park's Lost Valley Visitor Center to delve into predators, prey

    RINGWOOD – Kids can explore a touch table of skulls, furs and claws and make their own food chain coloring craft before heading outside for a scavenge ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Mourners recall S.C. shooting victim in funeral at church

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – The day she was killed along with eight others during Bible study at a South Carolina church, Myra Thompson achieved her goal of be ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Greek Prime Minister Tsipras defiant as banks close, markets shudder

    ATHENS, Greece – Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Illinois' GOP governor moves to avoid government shutdown

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois' Republican governor and the state's largest employee union moved Monday to avoid a partial government shutdown, with the union ...
    June 29, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Warning of funnel clouds expires

    A hazardous weather outlook warning of the possibility of thunderstorms, gusty winds and heavy downpours continues for the area despite a notice warni ...
    June 29, 2015 - 7:48 pm
  • Carpentersville man charged with armed robbery of liquor store

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A 28-year-old Carpentersville man has been charged in connection with the armed robbery of a Carpentersville liquor store, police sa ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Recent spike in shark attacks reported off Carolinas coast

    Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It's mainly because so many peop ...
    June 29, 2015 - 5:32 pm
  • 'Mind-blowing' flames destroy homes in Washington state

    WENATCHEE, Wash. – From just across the Wenatchee River, Dominick Bonny watched a whole neighborhood in his central Washington town burn as a wildfire ...
    June 29, 2015 - 5:30 pm
  • Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug

    WASHINGTON – Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as ...
    June 29, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Emanuel rejects Rauner's plan to advance $450M to Chicago schools

    CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel is rejecting Gov. Bruce Rauner's offer to advance $450 million in state funds to help Chicago Public Schools make a $634 ...
    June 29, 2015 - 5:15 pm
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