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  • On the Record with: McHenry County's Director of Specialty Courts Jason Sterwerf

    WOODSTOCK – In the Sterwerf household, the family has a phrase to describe its Brady Bunch-like brood.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Countries, investors pledge billions for clean energy tech

    Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week’s high-stakes climate change neg ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • McHenry teen cuts added sugars from diet for a year

    For one year, 17-year-old Kayla Janz cut added sugars from her diet and saw significant health improvements.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Cary School District 26 to offer dual language in kindergarten next year

    CARY – Starting next year, incoming kindergartners in Cary Community Consolidated School District 26 will have the option to enroll in a class meant t ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • After victory, La. governor-elect starts piecing together transition

    NEW ORLEANS – Fresh off a strong victory in the Louisiana governor’s race, Democrat John Bel Edwards began to work Sunday on his plans for the transit ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Landslide near mine in Myanmar kills about 100

    YANGON, Myanmar – A landslide near a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed about 100 people, most of them villagers digging for green stones in a mount ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Belgium police arrest 16, Paris fugitive still at large

    BRUSSELS – Belgian prosecutors announced early Monday that police had detained 16 people in 22 raids but that Paris fugitive Salah Abdeslam was not am ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Volunteers needed for Special Olympics Alpine Ski Team

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For six weeks this winter, the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association needs volunteer coaches for its Special Olympics Alpine ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • On the Record With: 2015 Tuberculosis Service Award-winner Karen Stephenson

    WOODSTOCK – Karen Stephenson was ready when she encountered her first case of extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County College approves flat tax levy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A majority of the McHenry County College Board of Trustees voted in favor of a flat property tax levy despite one trustee’s urging to o ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • MCCD to return grant dollars after trail project put on hold

    HARVARD – More than a decade ago, the McHenry County Conservation District received a state grant to build a trail from Harvard to the Boone County li ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • McHenry County service providers look for new solutions for homeless

    McHenry County PADS aims to give warm meals and shelter to the homeless during the cold winter months, but challenges in getting volunteers and fundin ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Thanksgiving week to see mild temps, rain

    Melting snow as a result of mild temperatures, in addition to expected rainfall, should make for a wet Thanksgiving week.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Algonquin garage fire caused by candle, fire officials say

    ALGONQUIN – A garage fire that caused $5,000 to $10,000 in damage is believed to have started because of a burning candle, an Algonquin fire official ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Swing state Colorado mulls universal health care proposal

    DENVER – A new plan for government-run health care that covers everyone is coming from a surprising corner: Colorado, a politically moderate swing sta ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 7:31 pm
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