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  • UnitedHealth buying Surgical Care for $2.3 billion

    NEW YORK – UnitedHealth Group is buying surgical center operator Surgical Care Affiliates for about $2.3 billion in a cash-and-stock deal that will ad ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Lakemoor approves up to $6 million in incentives for Woodman's Food Market

    LAKEMOOR – The village of Lakemoor has approved an agreement that will provide Woodman’s Food Market up to $6 million in incentives over 15 years.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:31 am
  • Illinois Senate's budget plan to end deadlock stalls

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate’s plan to end the nation’s longest state budget deadlock fizzled Monday after Republicans declared they wanted more ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Joliet man faces felony charges in O'Hare airport security breach

    CHICAGO – Police said a man accused of breaching security at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport faces felony charges.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Royal Bunco Bash to benefit 3 McHenry County nonprofits

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three McHenry County nonprofit organizations will host their ninth annual Royal Bunco Bash on Friday at the Holiday Inn in Crystal Lake ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Huntley woman starts online course to teach recognition of domestic violence in hospitality industry

    HUNTLEY – A couple arguing in the lobby, evidence of a fight in a room and an employee suffering from chronic absenteeism or tardiness all can be sign ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Register now for WINGs High Tea Luncheon

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Women’s Interactive Network Group High Tea luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Sha ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 5:43 pm
  • Pioneer Center for Human Services appoints two CEOs

    McHENRY – McHenry-based Pioneer Center for Human Services has chosen interim Chief Executive Officer Sam Tenuto and Chief Financial Officer Frank Samu ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Local lawmakers file last-ditch effort to freeze property taxes statewide

    Two McHenry County lawmakers in the Illinois House are making a last-ditch effort in the final two days of lame-duck session to permanently freeze pro ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Officials: McHenry man’s death in Wisconsin a result of Russian roulette

    WALWORTH, WIS. –  At least one person has been formally charged in the death of the McHenry man who was fatally shot after a drunken game of Russian r ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Jury selection continues in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys on Monday selected four jurors in the trial for a Zion man who prosecutors allege provided a fatal dose of heroin to an Algonqui ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner to take senior White House role

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump's influential son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will join the White House as a senior adviser, according to two peopl ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 1:17 pm
  • Manhunt underway for suspect in killing of Orlando officer

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – A massive manhunt was underway Monday in the popular tourist destination of Orlando as authorities searched for a man accused of ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • U.S. had near-record heat, costly weather disasters in 2016

    WASHINGTON – With steamy nights, sticky days and torrential downpours, last year went down as one of the warmest and wildest weather years on record i ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Twitter suspends ex-pharma executive Martin Shkreli for harassment

    NEW YORK – Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli has been suspended from Twitter for harassing a journalist.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 8:16 am
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