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  • Massage therapists learn anatomy and apply skills at First Institute

    Relieving pain, rehabilitating sports injuries, and reducing stress are some of the valuable and marketable skills that massage therapy students learn ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • McHenry County farmers talk technology trends in farming (with video)

    A swipe of a touch screen — it's that simple for farmer Mike Von Bergen to access past records that help him make more informed decisions for future p ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Police bust Wonder Lake home for alleged indoor pot operation

    WOODSTOCK – Three Wonder Lake residents are facing felony drug charges after police allege they were growing marijuana out of their home.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Three Fox Lake boaters rescued by passing boat

    FOX LAKE – Three boaters, after their rowboat flipped over, were pulled Tuesday from the Pistakee Lake by fellow boaters, fire officials said.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Woodstock resident diagnosed with West Nile virus; 1st McHenry County case in 2014

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock resident has been diagnosed with the West Nile virus, the first case this year in McHenry County, according to the McHenry Cou ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Huntley police unveil online crime map

    HUNTLEY – Residents can now view what type of criminal activity is happening within their neighborhood after Huntley police unveiled an online crime-m ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Algonquin planning to rebuild part of Boyer Road

    ALGONQUIN – A section of road will have to be shut down during the fall so it can be rebuilt. Boyer ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Overnight camping planned at Petersen Historic Farm in McHenry

    McHENRY — Families will be able to camp out at Petersen Historic Farm for the second year.The newly ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • McHenry District 156 students putting on fashion show to promote classy characters

    McHENRY – District 156 students will style local retailer fashions and their personal character at an upcoming fashion show.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Flash flood warning expires for McHenry County

    A flash flood watch for McHenry County has expired. The National Weather Service in Chicago issued t ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Vacant Johnsburg home damaged after fire

    JOHNSBURG – Flames engulfed a vacant Johnsburg home late Tuesday, resulting in heavy smoke and fire damage, according to a news release from the McHen ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Professor who lost U of I job offer wants position

    CHAMPAIGN – A professor who lost a job offer from the University of Illinois over dozens of sometimes-profane Twitter messages that critics deemed ant ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Terror plotter Padilla gets new 21-year sentence

    MIAMI – Convicted al-Qaida terrorism plotter Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen jailed for years as an enemy combatant, was handed a new 21-year prison sent ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Cardinal George hopes to go to Rome in November

    CHICAGO – A new clinical trial of an experimental drug to treat cancer has left Cardinal Francis George feeling good, but not great, he said.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Ex-Burnham clerk gets 18 months for $650,000 theft

    CHICAGO – A 70-year-old former village clerk was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison for stealing more than $650,000 from her suburban Chicago co ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:14 am
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