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  • Chicago Rockford International Airport marks 10 years as international port

    ROCKFORD – The decade since the federal government designated Chicago Rockford International Airport as an official U.S. port of entry has been a good ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • PHOTOS: Rockford Airport marks 10-year anniversary as international port

    It's been ten years since the federal government designated Chicago Rockford International Airport as an official U.S. port of entry.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Huntley approves balanced 2015 budget

    HUNTLEY – The roughly $7 million dedicated next year to the downtown Huntley overhaul, including a new Amtrak station, dominates the changes in an oth ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Tax hike of $89+ likely for Prairie Grove School District 46 residents

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Residents in Prairie Grove School District 46 boundaries will experience one of the largest real-dollar increases to property taxes in ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Lakewood moves ahead with street, sewer projects

    LAKEWOOD – An estimated $5 million worth of improvements is set to take place this coming year, Lakewood's village manager said.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 4:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake mayoral, City Council candidates tossed off ballot; only incumbents remain

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A challenger to Mayor Aaron Shepley will not be on the ballot this spring. The Munici ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District hires new recreation aquatics supervisor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Park District has hired a new recreation aquatics supervisor. Jessic ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Rockford man gets 4 years in armed robbery attempt near Marengo

    WOODSTOCK – A 30-year-old Rockford man was sentenced Thursday to four years behind bars for his role in an armed robbery attempt gone wrong.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Grant Community High School student stabbed in Fox Lake

    FOX LAKE – Aggravated battery charges are pending for a 16-year-old boy who allegedly stabbed a 15-year-old boy at Grant Community High School, Fox La ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • McHenry residents, Lemonade Brigade team up for Christmas event

    McHENRY – Christmas spirit that started on a Facebook page is moving off the Internet and into reality Sunday.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • McHenry County League of Women Voters to host charter school presentation

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County League of Women Voters on Monday will host a public showing of a PowerPoint presentation that examines the effects a ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • Holiday Guide for McHenry County

    Use our Holiday Guide to plan next week's events and beyond. ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Illinois ranks 11th in nation for energy efficiency policies

    Atop the flat roof of the McHenry Public Library, 40 panels are pointed south and tilted at a 33-degree angle.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • Prairie Grove District 46 welcomes new school board member

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove School District 46 welcomed a new board member about one month after former board member Lori McConville resigned with a ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • While moving ahead with TIF, Lakewood considers second taxing district for Routes 47, 176

    LAKEWOOD – As the village moves forward with a special taxing district at Routes 176 and 47, it's also eyeing another type of taxing district in the s ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:18 am
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