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  • School District 47 hires Lundahl principal, Wehde Early Childhood Center administrator

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The new top administrators for Lundahl Middle School and the Wehde Early Childhood Center have been chosen, bringing the number of Crys ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • MCC to offer ACT prep classes this spring, summer in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – High school students can prepare this spring or summer for the upcoming national ACT tests with prep sessions offered by McHenry County ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Plaintiff given window to respond in IHSA lawsuit

    CHICAGO - Two weeks after the Illinois High School Association filed a motion to dismiss a class-action concussions lawsuit against the organization, ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Mobile app could speed Chicago's O'Hare airport passport lines

    CHICAGO — International travelers arriving at Chicago's O'Hare airport should find shorter lines at passport control thanks to a smartphone app.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Catholics say final farewell to Chicago's Cardinal Francis George

    CHICAGO — Top elected officials, clergy members and area Catholics said final goodbyes to the late Cardinal Francis George during Thursday's packed fu ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • Algonquin Area Public Library to host Comic Con on Free Comic Book Day

    ALGONQUIN –  The Algonquin Area Public Library is putting on a mini Comic Con event as part of the national Free Comic Book Day.
    April 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • McHenry County Housing Authority offers energy assistance for utility bills

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Housing Authority is continuing its Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and taking applications until funding run ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for April 23; Man's death after arrest exposes tensions in Baltimore

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 23, 2015 - 6:26 am
  • Crystal Lake sets up online reporting system for minor crimes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Victims of some minor criminal incidents can now file a report online instead of having to file one in person with a police officer.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • New airstrikes in Yemen after Saudis say operation over

    SANAA, Yemen – Hours after Saudi Arabia declared an end to its coalition’s nearly monthlong air campaign in Yemen, new airstrikes Wednesday hit Iran-b ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • McDonald's plots turnaround as sales continue to slide

    NEW YORK – McDonald's plans to unwrap a plan next month that it says will help turn around sales declines around the world.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • House passes bill designed to thwart cyberattacks

    WASHINGTON – The House on Wednesday passed long-awaited legislation designed to thwart cyberattacks by encouraging private companies to share informat ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Officials: Extremist's misfire foiled attack on Paris church

    PARIS – An Islamic extremist with an arsenal of loaded guns was prevented from opening fire on churchgoers only because he accidentally shot himself i ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama’s health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Illinois hospital advocacy groups to form single entity

    CHICAGO – Two influential hospital organizations in Illinois are planning to merge into one entity by the end of the year.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:15 pm
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