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  • Donald Trump shrugs off fuss over Taiwan call

    BEIJING – President-elect Donald Trump is unapologetic about roiling diplomatic waters with his decision to speak on the phone with Taiwan's leader, a ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • For now, Donald Trump bears signs of a dealmaker president, not a policymaker

    WASHINGTON – He phones. He kibitzes. He cajoles. He threatens. He rewards.It's a freewheeling style ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Ex-POW Bowe Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former prisoner of war who's accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, is ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Fire tears through Oakland dance party, killing at least 9

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Firefighters struggled to get to bodies in the rubble Saturday after a fire tore through a converted Oakland warehouse during a late ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Illinois leaders differ on progress in meeting with governor

    CHICAGO – Illinois legislative leaders differed on the outcome of their latest meeting with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • For Illinois student veterans, tattoos tell quite a story

    URBANA – For Caleb Carlson, his tattoos remind him to keep balance in his life. For Brandi Binder, they remind her of what she lost. And for Brent Bla ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for week of Dec. 2

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Steimke: How to navigate charity giving

    This last week I had seven requests for donations in my mailbox. On Giving Tuesday, my inbox and social media were loaded with requests.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based Senior Care Volunteer Network announces new executive director

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Senior Care Volunteer Network has named Sarah Schrempf the executive director of the Crystal Lake-based nonprofit program.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Crystal Lake resident turns 101 on Christmas Day

    Born in Canada in 1915, Ellena Vivian Slavin was alive during World War I as well as other major events that took place in the past century.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Prairie Grove expects village property tax rate to fall next year

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove residents could see a decrease in the amount of property taxes they owe the village in 2017.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • New McHenry County Board members, Chairman Jack Franks, to be sworn in

    WOODSTOCK – The half of the McHenry County Board that was elected in November, along with the first-ever popularly elected board chairman, will be swo ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • McHenry County neighborhoods see some growth in lots left vacant after housing market crash

    Years after the housing market crash, vacant lots still stand in McHenry County neighborhoods.In the ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued for McHenry County

    The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for 7 a.m. Sunday through 6 p.m. for McHenry County.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Volunteers needed for MCCD’s Pioneer Fen Restoration Days

    JOHNSBURG – The McHenry County Conservation District is inviting the public to participate in its Restoration Workdays on Saturday and Tuesday at Pion ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:51 pm
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