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  • Japanese leader Abe to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month, becoming the first leade ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Trump won't say what he'll do about Dakota Access oil pipeline

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Industry leaders are urging President-elect Donald Trump to make approval of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline a "top priori ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Colleagues paint caustic portrait of Oakland artist colony founder

    SAN FRANCISCO – The founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists’ colony where dozens of people burned to death saw himself as a kind of guru and loved to ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Crystal Lake-based supply drive collecting donations for oil pipeline protesters

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Local businesses are collecting donations to benefit protesters at Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota. The supply drive, ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Haley's Holidays to benefit pediatric cancer victims Saturday

    CARY – McHenry County residents can celebrate the holiday season while donating to pediatric cancer victims by attending the second annual Haley’s Hol ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Susana Mendoza sworn in as Illinois comptroller

    SPRINGFIELD – Susana Mendoza was sworn in as Illinois’ 10th comptroller Monday and immediately heard from the Republican governor about fighting a law ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Fox River Grove aims to capture new growth in property tax levy proposal

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village of Fox River Grove is increasing its property tax levy to capture new growth, Village Administrator Derek Soderholm said ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Michelle Courier named deputy chief of McHenry County State's Attorney's Office Civil Division

    Michelle Courier has joined the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office as deputy chief of the Civil Division, according to a news release from Patri ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Former Woodstock mayor, matrimonial lawyer Joe Gitlin dies

    WOODSTOCK – Former Woodstock mayor and matrimonial lawyer Joe Gitlin is remembered by his son as a man who was highly involved in the community.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks lays out reform plan, proposed committee overhaul

    WOODSTOCK – On his first official day on the job, McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks set the stage for enacting taxpayer-friendly reforms he ma ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Ben Carson chosen for housing secretary by former campaign rival Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Car ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Police: Fake news story led gunman to popular Comet Ping Pong pizzeria

    WASHINGTON – A fake news story prompted a man to fire a rifle at a popular Washington, D.C., pizza place as he attempted to "self-investigate" a consp ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 9:40 am
  • Get used to it: Economists see "new normal" of slow growth

    Americans should get used to a "new normal" of slow economic growth, business economists say.The med ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 9:35 am
  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo to visit Pearl Harbor with President Obama

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month, becoming the first leade ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • McHenry County reader snow photos

    Check out our snow photos from Dec. 4, submitted by Northwest Herald readers. ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:47 am
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