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  • Indiana law spurs ‘fireworks tourism’ from Illinoisans

    HAMMOND, Ind. – Indiana’s more lenient fireworks regulations can mean a Fourth of July boon in business for Lake County, which borders Illinois, accor ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Getting Excited About Science at Johnsburg Public Library

    Kids learn about science through a presentation by Seve Belliveau at the Johnsburg Public Library on Thursday, July 2, 2015.
    July 2, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer archaeology field studies at Macktown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students will have the chance to uncover items no one has seen or touched in up to thousands of years with an archaeology field school ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Woodstock's Kolze's Corner Gardens selected for $10,000 grant for greenhouse curtain

    WOODSTOCK – After installing a greenhouse curtain, Bob Kolze said the electric bill at Kolze’s Corner Gardens dropped from $750 to $525 a month and in ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary Park District blood drive rescheduled

    CARY – A blood drive hosted by the Cary Park District and Heartland Blood Centers has been rescheduled, according to a recent district news release.
    July 3, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Vacancy on McHenry County bench makes for shifting judge assignments

    WOODSTOCK – Now that one judge is retired and another is planning to do so this fall, judges in the 22nd Circuit are playing musical chambers to fill ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry County health department closes Island Lake beach

    ISLAND LAKE – The Veterans Park Island beach in Island Lake is closed because of elevated bacterial levels detected Thursday, McHenry County Departmen ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Official: Shots reported on Washington Navy Yard campus

    WASHINGTON — An official says shots have been reported in a building on the Washington Navy Yard campus.
    July 2, 2015 - 7:45 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 2; U.S. job market nears normal

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 2, 2015 - 6:21 am
  • McHenry County students boosting low summer blood donations

    WOODSTOCK – As the summer slump for blood donations is upon us, a group of conscientious students have banded together for what is shaping up to be th ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Crystal Lake Community School District 47 receives financial recognition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Community School District 47 once again has been recognized for its financial reporting.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Woodstock Opera House hosting 67th Miss Woodstock scholarship pageant

    WOODSTOCK – Twelve contestants will compete in the Miss Woodstock scholarship pageant at 7 p.m. July 10 at the Woodstock Opera House.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Overcoming hostilities, U.S. and Cuba to open embassies

    WASHINGTON – After more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies in each other’s cap ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Illinois governor vetoes pay raises for state lawmakers

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has struck down cost-of-living salary increases for lawmakers as Illinois begins a fiscal year without an approved bud ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Obama: ‘Feeling pretty good’ about health care

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he’s “feeling pretty good” about the state of his health c ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:51 pm
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