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  • Shah Center to offer courses on QuickBooks software in McHenry

    McHENRY – A course on accounting software will teach students how to track bills, invoices and estimates and to perform payroll functions in an easy-t ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Career Outlook for Dental Assistants

    U.S. News & World Report publishes an annual report listing the best jobs in the country. Jobs are judged on criteria including job growth, median sal ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 16; Friend feared Capitol gyrocopter pilot would be shot down

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 16, 2015 - 6:24 am
  • Crystal Lake-based District 155's bleacher requests rejected by city zoning commission

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The special use permits and variance requests for the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers were roundly rejected by the Crystal Lak ...
    April 16, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Algonquin rejects bids for Woods Creek restoration project, pushes it to next year

    ALGONQUIN – A project to restore the Woods Creek stream bank will have to wait until next year after a village committee moved to reject the bids that ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Schock donor sues ex-U.S. congressman seeking reimbursement

    SPRINGFIELD – Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's legal problems expanded Wednesday as a contributor sued to force the repayment of millions of campaign d ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Islamic State militants seize villages near Ramadi in Iraq

    BAGHDAD – The Islamic State extremist group launched an offensive Wednesday in Iraq's western Anbar province, capturing three villages near the provin ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Boston Marathon bombing anniversary marked with church bells, kind acts

    BOSTON – With a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness, Boston marked the second anniversary of the marathon bombings ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Walgreens says it froze senior executives' pay in 2014

    NEW YORK – Drugstore chain Walgreens froze pay late last year for a few hundred senior executives as part of a cost-cutting plan.
    April 15, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • As death of Abraham Lincoln marked, caretakers of tomb face setbacks

    SPRINGFIELD – Caretakers of Abraham Lincoln's tomb are on the defensive over an unflattering critique in National Geographic magazine and looming budg ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:21 pm
  • Anthony 'Tony' Smith, new Illinois education chief, is urban school reform leader

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education moved unanimously Wednesday afternoon to make a leadership change, replacing one of the nation's l ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:17 pm
  • With Iran deal, Washington shows it can work – sometimes

    WASHINGTON – For at least a few days, Washington may have actually worked.Republicans and Democrats ...
    April 15, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Chicago not releasing video of officer-involved Laquon McDonald shooting

    CHICAGO – Months after a teenager was shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer, the city is still refusing to release the dash-cam video of the fatal ...
    April 15, 2015 - 7:49 pm
  • Island Lake, McHenry men face drug charges after police find heroin during traffic stop

    McHENRY – Two men face multiple drug charges after a traffic stop Monday in McHenry resulted in the discovery of 25 grams of raw heroin, the McHenry C ...
    April 16, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Slide the City event in Algonquin would have giant water slide down Main Street

    ALGONQUIN – The Village Board heard plans Tuesday for a massive water slide to come to Algonquin this summer, and if approved, the village will be one ...
    April 16, 2015 - 3:42 pm
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