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  • Illinois House Democrat outlines ridesharing ideas

    SPRINGFIELD – A Democratic state lawmaker said background checks for drivers and wheelchair accessibility for passengers are among the provisions he w ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Duckworth gives birth to baby girl

    CHICAGO – U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth has given birth to a baby girl.A Thursday statement from the sub ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Nunda Utility Co., township face-off freezes water main repairs

    McHENRY – Nunda Utility Co. and the Nunda Township Highway Department are in a standoff while the roads freeze around them.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • McHenry County, national experts cite shortage of in-home caregivers for seniors

    Charlie Marsh, 76, of Wauconda had been lying on his bedroom floor for two days, unable to get himself up, when his in-home caregiver found her way in ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • City partnership tasked with marketing, celebrating Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – City officials and a Woodstock non-profit will join forces to try to broaden the city's appeal through advertisements, billboards, social ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Jim Oberweis leads veto override of speed limit bill

    SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, on Thursday successfully challenged a gubernatorial veto of a bill he sponsored to raise the spe ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • 3 McHenry County school districts make national AP District Honor Roll

    School districts in Crystal Lake, Huntley and Woodstock were recently named to The College Board's fifth annual AP District Honor Roll, a honorary lis ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 47 to consider levy increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – District 47 is moving ahead with a proposed increase in its property tax levy. The sc ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • St. Louis region preps for Ferguson decision on Michael Brown killing

    ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis region is on edge in anticipation of an announcement from the grand jury that is weighing whether to charge police officer D ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • Obama moves to protect millions from deportation, sparks fight with GOP

    WASHINGTON – Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Illinois unemployment rate holds at 6.6 percent as private-sector hiring slows in state

    CHICAGO — Illinois' unemployment rate held steady at 6.6 percent in October as private-sector hiring slowed, the state Department of Employment Securi ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Andrew Cuomo: 'Impractical' for Buffalo Bills to play New York Jets on Sunday

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — A severe lake-effect snowstorm hitting the Buffalo region has prompted the NFL to consider alternatives to the Bills playing their hom ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Good Dental Assistants radiate positive attitudes

    Drilling, filling, and billing.  These are some of the reasons people fear visiting the dentist’s office.  Bad dental memories compound dental anxiety ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • American Indian tribes work to create sex-offender registries

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — More than three-quarters of American Indian tribes that have the authority to develop sex-offender registries are well on their way ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • McHenry County Department of Health offering flu vaccine in Wonder Lake

    WONDER LAKE – The McHenry County Department of Health will host a flu clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 6 at the Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce, 7602 ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:33 pm
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