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  • New residential development in Prairie Grove in 'very early' stages

    PRAIRIE GROVE – For the first time since before the housing crisis hit, feelers are out for a new residential development in Prairie Grove.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Huntley Community Radio officially on the FM dial

    HUNTLEY – A five-year effort that started with a group of Sun City, Huntley, residents, and later involved numerous volunteers and community donations ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Live coverage: McHenry County Board votes to reconsider health care grant tonight

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board is voting tonight on whether to rescind its decision last week to reject a state grant to pay for counselors to h ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake man pleads guilty in Harvard High School death threat case

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was fined $500 and received 18 months of conditional discharge for death threats he made to Harvard High School student ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • U.S. health care unprepared for Ebola outbreak in America

    The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could ove ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Cuba tries to drive up fertility amid birth rate decline with financial incentives, fertility centers

    HAVANA — Daymarys Gonzalez's first attempt to have a child ended with an ectopic pregnancy at age 31. She stopped trying to conceive after a miscarria ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Russians deliver space station cargo after commercial rocket explodes

    ATLANTIC, Va. (AP) — The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Pentagon orders 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

    WASHINGTON – Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Nurse says she plans to end voluntary Ebola quarantine in Maine

    FORT KENT, Maine — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to end her voluntary isolation in Maine, leading to ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Chicago police union asks judge to stop release of officer misconduct files

    CHICAGO (AP) — The union that represents Chicago police wants a judge to stop the city from releasing files that detail officer misconduct until the r ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Illinois' U.S. Senate debate: Candidates Dick Durbin, Jim Oberweis set for last meeting

    CHICAGO — The Illinois candidates for U.S. Senate were poised Wednesday for their final debate ahead of next week's election, giving Republican stat ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • Iowa man charged in $2.7M Illinois fraud case

    ROCK ISLAND — Federal authorities say an Iowa man has been charged with defrauding his former employer in Illinois of at least $2.7 million.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Hyatt Hotels third-quarter results hurt by climbing expenses

    CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corp. said Wednesday that its third-quarter net income dropped 42 percent, hindered by rising expenses.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Chicago preparing for worse winter, more snow than last year

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Streets and Sanitation Department says it will be ready for winter whether conditions are harsh or normal.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • McHenry Library to use Hoopla to stream, download movies, TV shows

    McHENRY – A digital streaming and download service for movies, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks is now available through the McHenry Public Libra ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:27 pm
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