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  • McHenry County employers skip social media screenings on potential hires

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College Director of Recruitment and Staffing Sandra Hess Moll has more than one reason to make sure her staff is not loo ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • 66th House District candidates make their pitches to voters

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Four Republican candidates took the stage Thursday night at McHenry County College to explain why voters should elect them to succeed M ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Chicago mayor says 780 new Tasers on the way for city police

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the upcoming delivery of almost 800 new stun guns will ensure that every police officer will have access to ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Feb. 4, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:50 pm
  • Otis Burger Day fundraiser happens Saturday in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The Otis Green Foundation hosts its third annual “Otis Burger Day” from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday inside DC Cobbs, 226 Main St., Woodstock.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Ex-Prairie Grove cop indicted on official misconduct for on-duty DUI crash

    WOODSTOCK – The former Prairie Grove police officer accused of crashing his patrol SUV into a pole while drunk on duty has been charged with official ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Used car dealership returns historic building in McHenry to former use

    McHENRY –A used car dealership recently moved to a larger 10,000-square-foot facility near Routes 120 and 31 in McHenry.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • 1 sent to hospital after car hits pole on Route 14 in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – One person was taken to Centegra Hospital - Woodstock after a car hit a pole on Route 14 between Doty and Lily Pond roads, a Woodstock fir ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 considering proposed technology plan

    CRYSTAL LAKE –The Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 Board was presented with a technology proposal that would add about 2,600 devices for mi ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Kansas high school grapples with debate over Confederate flag

    LAWRENCE, Kan. – At a high school named Free State to honor Kansas' anti-slavery past, the Confederate flag waved off the back of a student's pickup t ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Land Conservancy to host hikes through Woodstock's Ryder's Woods

    WOODSTOCK – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County will be holding several family discovery days at Ryder’s Woods in Woodstock over the next four mont ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:24 pm
  • Democratic race down to just two: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders face off

    DURHAM, N.H. – Their race newly energized, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders head into the first one-on-one debate of the Democratic presidential con ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:19 pm
  • Staffing changes in works at Woodstock School District 200 after retirements, promotion

    WOODSTOCK – There are a number of administrative staffing changes in the works for Woodstock School District 200.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season

    WASHINGTON – Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama's health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, accordin ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:45 pm
  • State IG: Classified email found from Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice tenures

    WASHINGTON – The State Department watchdog has found that former Secretary of State Colin Powell and the immediate staff of former Secretary of State ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:43 pm
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