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  • Former McHenry County Judge, lawyer Thomas Schermerhorn dies

    WOODSTOCK — Former McHenry County Judge and lawyer Thomas Schermerhorn is remembered as a passionate judge and a hard worker.
    NEW: Dec. 7, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • Huntley High School senior uses Eagle Scout project to give back to former school

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Huntley High School senior Brady Cairns started his Eagle Scout project, he decided he wanted to give back to one of his form ...
    NEW: Dec. 7, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Village of Cary appoints interim village administrator

    CARY – Cary Assistant Village Administrator Jake Rife will be filling in as interim village administrator after Chris Clark's last day on the job on F ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 7, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • McHenry County Housing Authority offers funds for families in need of utility bill assistance

    WOODSTOCK – Low-income families are able to apply for funds to help pay their utility bills for keeping their homes heated.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • 25 Days of Christmas Cookies

    Check out these recipes for your best Christmas cookies yet ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is Trump's pick for ambassador to China

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the incoming Trump administration's pick for ambassador to China, has long promoted his state's abundant ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 1:14 pm
  • Trumps taps retired Marine general John Kelly for DHS

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay deten ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Florida woman who believes Newtown shootings were a hoax charged with death threats against Sandy Hook parents

    MIAMI – Federal authorities say a Florida woman has been charged with making death threats against the parents of a child who died in the Sandy Hook E ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Accepting Everyday Hero Nominations Now (deadline 12/23)

    We are now accepting nominations for 2017 Everyday Heroes (Submission deadline 12/23) Each year, th ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Michael Flynn, Trump's national security adviser, fuels conspiracy theories, troubling national security experts

    WASHINGTON – On issues of national security and intelligence, no one is likely to have more influence in Donald Trump's White House than retired Gen. ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • Only repealing the Affordable Care Act would make 30 million people uninsured, study says

    WASHINGTON – Repealing President Barack Obama's health care law without a clear replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, according ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • Oil pipeline delays cost builder millions, risking contract loss

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been delayed after the U.S. Army declined to grant an easement for the final f ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Mistrial in South Carolina police shooting mystifies observers

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The video was unambiguous: A white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man in the back as the man ran away.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Trump interjects himself in Air Force One, business deals

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first dem ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • McHenry County Department of Health urges residents to get flu shot

    WOODSTOCK – Those who have yet to get a flu shot are urged to do so as soon as possible, according to the McHenry County Department of Health.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:49 am
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