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  • Illinois restores $97 million of school funding cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – Almost 600 of the 800 Illinois school districts will have $97 million in state funding restored after a budget deal brokered last month ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Marengo Rescue Squad opens new station for paramedics in Union

    UNION – Paramedics from the Marengo Rescue Squad are adjusting to new digs, after they spent months helping renovate a former auto repair shop in Unio ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Woodstock, Algonquin officials preparing for Office Depot, OfficeMax closings

    WOODSTOCK – City officials are working with property owners to market an Office Depot building, as the large office supply chain starts a final closeo ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Lakewood approves annual budget with 2 percent salary increases

    LAKEWOOD – The budget approved unanimously by the Lakewood Village Board on Tuesday evening includes a 2 percent increase in salaries, added hours for ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • McHenry County Board sets special meeting to approve board rules

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will meet next month to hammer out differences of opinion on new rules governing the powers of a popularly electe ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • MCCD programs include hikes, canoeing, nature activities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Lessons on plants, playtime for little ones and a hike are among some upcoming programs offered by the McHenry County Conservation Dist ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • 40 years for Lake in the Hills man's 'systematic' sex abuse

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man will spend the next three decades behind bars under a sentence issued Thursday for what a prosecutor described as ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Route 176 to be reduced to one lane in each direction in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Traffic along Route 176 will be reduced to one lane in each direction starting as soon as Monday, the Illinois Department of Transporta ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Earth Day celebration planned in Crystal Lake for Saturday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Children’s crafts, games, puppet shows and hikes are part of an Earth Day celebration put on by the McHenry County Conservation Distric ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • 3 McHenry County College alumni recognized as 'distinguished'

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The owner of Willow Lea Stock Farm, the chief human resources officer of Elgin Community College and the administrator for the city of ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Cary man charged with robbing Fifth Third Bank in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A 45-year-old Cary man was charged Thursday with robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in Woodstock, after local police arrested him inside a ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Hampshire, McHenry East students win new cars through Operation Click (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sixteen-year-old Jason Lunstrum on Thursday jumped out of a silver Ford and thrust both fists triumphantly in the air, all of a sudden ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Art for the Paws fundraiser set for Saturday in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The first Art for the Paws community project and fundraiser will be this weekend. Art fo ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Secrecy shrouds decade-old oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

    OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO — Down to just one full-time employee, Taylor Energy Company exists for only one reason: to fight an oil leak in the Gulf of M ...
    April 16, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Stock of online marketplace Etsy surges in trading debut

    NEW YORK — The place where you can buy handmade dresses and crocheted dog costumes has a new hot seller: its own stock.
    April 16, 2015 - 12:33 pm
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