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  • Detour: Traffic shifted onto new lanes at Routes 31 and 176

    We start out this week’s installment with progress on the intersection of Routes 31 and 176, the delays on which have made for some irate drivers:
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 7:44 am
  • Lake in the Hills to host flying disc golf tournament

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village’s parks and recreation department has scheduled a flying disc golf tournament for Oct. 11 at Linda K. Fischer Park at ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police offers location as a transaction area

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Residents and business owners who buy and sell on Craigslist or other exchange websites, may conduct their transactions in the par ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Wonder Lake looks ahead to water system improvements

    WONDER LAKE – Improvements being considered in Wonder Lake would address water pressure problems in parts of the village, its village president said.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Assessment publications enter final stretch

    Property owners in two McHenry County townships have about one more week to appeal their assessments if they so choose.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Pearl Street to close to eastbound traffic

    McHENRY – Pearl Street will be closed to eastbound traffic for about one week as the roadway is reconstructed.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • 13 escape Tenn. youth center despite new security

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Security upgrades at a troubled youth detention center in Nashville were not enough to prevent 13 teenagers from escaping Friday, t ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:10 pm
  • U.S. struggles to blunt Syria rebel anger at strikes

    BEIRUT – The U.S. is struggling to counter anger among the Syrian opposition, where many believe that the air campaign against extremists in the count ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • Help wanted: Free lawyers to represent immigrant children

    LOS ANGELES – Most of the nearly 60,000 Central American children who have arrived on the U.S.-Mexico border in the last year still don’t have lawyers ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • James Traficant, convicted ex-congressman, dies at 73

    CLEVELAND – James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expel ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:10 pm
  • Iran-six power talks turn into mostly Iran-U.S. show

    UNITED NATIONS – First there were three nations negotiating with Tehran over its nuclear program. Then six. And now, mostly one – the United States.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • Illinois governor hopeful Bruce Rauner visits Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Tucked away in a shopping center, behind a store window covered in campaign signs, Bruce Rauner rallied the troops.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Truck hits college softball team's bus, killing 4

    DAVIS, Okla. – A tractor-trailer crossed a southern Oklahoma highway median and plowed into the side of a Texas college softball team's bus, killing f ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Ex-Sen. Roland Burris an issue in Chicago trial

    CHICAGO – An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a fed ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • After sabotage, air travel system slowly recovers

    CHICAGO – The nation's air travel system began to slowly recover Saturday after an alleged act of employee sabotage at a large regional air traffic co ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:28 am
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