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  • In early GOP win on health care repeal, Congress OKs budget

    WASHINGTON – Ascendant Republicans drove a budget through Congress on Friday that gives them an early but critical victory in their crusade to scrap P ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Trump's team of rivals: Discordant notes in the amen chorus

    WASHINGTON – You can’t really call them “yes men.” Maybe we’re meeting Donald Trump’s “yes, but” men.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Report says Chicago police violated civil rights for years

    CHICAGO – The Justice Department on Friday laid bare years of civil rights violations by Chicago police, blasting the nation’s second-largest departme ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • McHenry County Board chairman moving forward with anti-tax referendum

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is moving forward with putting an advisory property tax freeze referendum question to voters, bu ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 7:39 pm
  • Democratic Rep. John Lewis: Donald Trump not a 'legitimate president'

    WASHINGTON – Democratic Rep. John Lewis says he's doesn't consider Donald Trump a "legitimate president," blaming the Russians for helping the Republi ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:23 pm
  • Don's what? Portable toilet names covered for inauguration

    WASHINGTON – It's the great port-a-potty cover-up for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.Wo ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:35 pm
  • McHenry County College Literacy Program helps volunteers help others

    Life can be extremely difficult for those who don’t have basic skills in reading, math or English. ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Millennials are falling behind their boomer parents

    SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – Baby Boomers: your millennial children are worse off than you.With a me ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 8:51 am
  • More pay, greater confidence lifts U.S. retail sales 0.6 percent

    WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their auto buying and online shopping in December, reflecting a boost in confidence after the election and a solid i ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 8:19 am
  • Illinois man sues over his July 4 flag-burning arrest

    CHICAGO – A 22-year-old central Illinois man who was arrested and detained after posting online pictures of himself burning an American flag has filed ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:14 am
  • Editor's Desk: 'Life is good in Fox River Grove,' village president says

    Bob Nunamaker is excited about what’s going on in Fox River Grove, and for good reason.The Fox River ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:01 am
  • Crime mugs for January 2017 in McHenry County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry County College seeking nominations for 2017 Alumni Award

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation is asking for nominations for the 2017 MCC Distinguished Alumni Award.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • Marengo mulls connecting to Harvard-Woodstock enterprise zone

    MARENGO – The city might consider joining the Harvard-Woodstock enterprise zone to attract businesses to the area as the Interstate 90 interchange pro ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • Soil and Water Conservation District holding tree, shrub sale

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry-Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District is taking orders for trees and shrubs in conjunction with the 2017 Annual Tre ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:57 am
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