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  • Cary School District 26 audit results in high financial score

    CARY – For the first time, auditors have estimated the highest level of financial soundness in the annual financial report for Cary Community Consolid ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Ex-Algonquin man denies knowing who killed his parents in 2006 interview

    WOODSTOCK – A video of an interview with Michael W. Romano being questioned days after his father and stepmother were killed showed John Birk, the cur ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • MacArthur Foundation 2015 'Genius Grant' award winners

    CHICAGO — Twenty-four people from the arts and sciences have won this year's "genius grant" awards from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundat ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Fox River Grove residents can weigh in on new public works facility at meeting

    FOX RIVER GROVE — Thursday's Committee of the Whole meeting will include a discussion of the village's new public works facility and provide an opport ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • McHenry soccer player punches referee who ejected him in Woodstock, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old McHenry man faces battery charges after police said he punched a referee in the face when he was ejected from a soccer game.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Algonquin dental office to host free day of treatment Oct. 22

    ALGONQUIN —All Smiles Dental, 1452 Merchant Drive, will offer free treatment to those in need of cleanings, fillings or dental extractions at its thir ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • JCPenney looking to hire in McHenry County for holiday season

    Preparing for the holiday shopping season, retailer chain JCPenney is hiring 650 seasonal associates for locations throughout the Chicago area, the co ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Eastern Illinois University says cost-cutting measures sliced deficit to $1 million

    CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Efforts over the summer to reduce costs at Eastern Illinois University, including layoffs and furloughs, dropped the school's ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District to offer cooking classes in Lakewood

    LAKEWOOD – A series of cooking classes for adults will be offered this fall through a partnership of the Crystal Lake Park District and a recreational ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • 10 Things to Know For Today; Obama, Putin at odds over Syria

    1. OBAMA, PUTIN AT ODDS OVER SYRIAAt the U.N., the U.S. president and his Russian counterpart sharpl ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 6:12 am
  • Key Afghan city falls to Taliban in major government setback

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban captured the strategic northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Monday in a multi-pronged attack involving hundreds of fight ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Life on Mars? NASA says planet appears to have flowing water

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Mars appears to have flowing rivulets of water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:05 am
  • Washington state suspends operations of duck tour company

    SEATTLE – Washington state regulators suspended the operations of a Seattle tour company Monday after one of its amphibious vehicles swerved into an o ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:05 am
  • World leaders at UN lay out sharply different views on Syria

    UNITED NATIONS – Vladimir Putin played it cool, Barack Obama was earnest but firm and Iran's president walked in smiling. World leaders glided through ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Obama, Putin clash over differences on Syria's future

    UNITED NATIONS – U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin sharply disagreed Monday over the chaos in Syria, with Obama urging ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:42 am