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  • New phone redefines Caterpillar abroad

    PEORIA – With the retail debut last month of the Cat S60 Smartphone, the device joins the ranks of countless Caterpillar Inc. products that aren’t big ...
    July 19, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Harvard Garden continues to produce after 20 years

    HARVARD – The Harvard Garden, a community project started 20 years ago, continues to produce for local residents in need.
    July 19, 2016 - 6:43 am
  • Coroner IDs man killed in Fox Lake crash

    FOX LAKE – A 60-year-old Spring Grove man driving a pickup truck was one of two people who died in a Fox Lake crash Saturday involving the pickup and ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Harvard-area crash sends man to hospital, fire official says

    HARVARD – A 51-year-old Crystal Lake man was transported to the hospital after his pickup truck hit a utility pole Monday, officials said.
    July 19, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Begalka: Haeger Potteries closes after 145 years in business

    After 145 years, Haeger Potteries closed its East Dundee factory June 30 in what company President Lexy Haeger Estes characterized as the company’s “m ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • KIds can dress as superheroes for annual McHenry County health and safety fair

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Regardless of whether your children are DC or Marvel fans, they can come dressed as superheroes to this year’s McHenry County Children’ ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Editor’s Desk: Keep election-related letters to 150 words

    Judging by the number of letters to the editor we’ve been receiving, interest in the upcoming November election is, well, off the charts.
    July 19, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Hebron Village Board discusses potential recall ordinance to remove elected officials from office

    HEBRON – At the Hebron Village Board meeting Monday, Trustee Drew Georgi broke his vow to boycott meetings until Village President John Jacobson leave ...
    July 19, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Melania Trump ignites GOP gathering after gloom, turmoil

    CLEVELAND – After a harsh primary, Donald Trump’s general election campaign officially opened with a warm and personal validation from his wife, Melan ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Crowdfunding sites give families financial, emotional backing

    When Woodstock North High School Assistant Principal Steve Rick was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic melanoma in June, friends created a YouCaring pa ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Prairie Grove-area crash sends bicyclist to hospital, fire official says

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A 21-year-old bicyclist was sent to the hospital Monday after he veered into traffic and collided with a car on Route 176 near Prairie ...
    July 18, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Jury selection continues in McHenry murder trial

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys on Monday selected eight jurors in the trial for a McHenry-area man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, Jacqueline Schaefer.
    July 19, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • National Weather Service issues heat watch for McHenry County starting Thursday

    An excessive heat watch will be in effect for McHenry County and surrounding counties beginning Thursday afternoon, according to the National Weather ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • Crystal Lake voters may be asked if city should build new $30.1 million public library

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Voters may be asked Nov. 8 whether the city should borrow $30.1 million for a new public library.
    July 19, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • AP: Confidential text will allow Iran to expand its nuclear program

    VIENNA – Key restrictions on Iran's nuclear program imposed under an internationally negotiated deal will start to ease years before the 15-year accor ...
    July 18, 2016 - 3:15 pm
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