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  • Dems call GOP Homeland Security strategy a political blunder

    WASHINGTON – Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will h ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Elgin Genealogical Society to meet Tuesday

    ELGIN – The Elgin Genealogical Society will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, in the first-floor meeting room of the Gail Borden Public Library, 270 ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:46 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • 'Death by Food' to be explored at ECC presentation

    ELGIN – Journalist Bill Kurtis will give a presentation at Elgin Community College on Monday, March 16, about the effects of the American diet.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Workshop to focus on stream water quality

    The Illinois RiverWatch Network is offering Illinois citizens and educators the chance to train to become citizen scientists and join the network of m ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Algonquin to build new multi-use path

    ALGONQUIN – The village of Algonquin recently applied for a state grant to fund a new multi-use path project, and officials have said there are simila ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Waukegan man charged in Fox Lake bar shooting

    FOX LAKE – A Waukegan man has been charged with shooting a bouncer during a large fight at a Fox Lake bar early Saturday morning.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Everyday Hero: Kathie Comella

    All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players; they have their exits and entrances, and each, in their time, plays many parts.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Terry Jaworski

    Every Wednesday, Terry Jaworski and other volunteers hand out diapers for two hours out of the former Sullivan’s Food Store on Elm Street in McHenry.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Arthur Gritmaker

    When Arthur Gritmaker thinks of the Alden-Hebron Baseball/Softball League, he thinks of small-town pride, and he hopes the children involved look back ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Heather Stewart

    Having an informal chat about the Hunger Games at Jimmy John’s. Building cardboard mazes in honor of Maze Runner. Making Silly Putty and bouncy balls ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Brenda Napholz

    The problems seem to start in middle school, a sense of discontent that drives children to alcohol, marijuana and heroin.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Debra Junkins

    Pet Vet Animal Clinic & Mobile Practice Ltd. is more than a suburban veterinary practice. For years, ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Gary Rosenberg

    For nearly two decades, Gary Rosenberg has been the driving force behind a major annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Camille Paddock

    Angie Caldwell heard a story two years ago about a Huntley girl who suffered from an autoimmune disease and found her story amazing.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
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