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  • MCC trustee calls paintings 'borderline pornographic;' student artist responds

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A student artist at McHenry County College said she was left "appalled" after a board trustee, who in the process of advocating for mor ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Crystal Lake animal rescue's future unclear after teen accused of killing kitten

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The owner of a Crystal Lake animal rescue is uncertain whether it will stay open as Illinois Department of Agriculture officials review ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Election 2016: Active first filing day for McHenry County primary candidates

    WOODSTOCK – The first minute of the first day candidates have to file to run for office in the March 15 primary was a busy one for the McHenry County ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Election 2016: Candidates filing in McHenry County for March 15 primary

    The following is a list of candidates who will appear on the March 15 primary ballot in McHenry County. Candidates marked with an (I) are incumbents:
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 23; Brussels remains on lockdown for third day

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 6:30 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
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