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  • Russian-backed rebels push west in Ukraine

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine – Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on t ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Illinois DNR issues rules on fracking

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources released a long-awaited plan Friday to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that suppo ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Tax forms pose new challenge for HealthCare.gov

    WASHINGTON – The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one co ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Lightning delays Marian Central Vs CLS game

    Marian Central vs. CL South will resume at 4 p.m. on Saturday after lightning canceled the game in the second quarter.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Victim of fatal DUI: 'I hope he finds peace'

    WOODSTOCK – Before Thomas Burleson sat a broken man. That man – Walter J. Depner – killed Burleson’ ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • TC Industries expands in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Grove-based heat-treating services company TC Industries Inc. recently bought a 105,000-square-foot building in Crystal Lake to ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • D-26, teachers union reach tentative deal

    CARY – A tentative three-year contract between District 26 and its teachers union includes inflationary salary increases for teachers and a slightly l ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry police to conduct roadside check

    McHENRY – McHenry police will set up a roadside checkpoint Saturday night as part of their Labor Day campaign against driving under the influence.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Negotiations over teachers contract stall in District 157

    RICHMOND – Richmond-Burton Community High School and its teachers union have reached an impasse in negotiations over a new five-year teachers contract ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for Aug. 29, 2014

    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 ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Prairie Grove Village Board adds its opposition to proposed power plant

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A divided Prairie Grove Village Board added its voice to the growing opposition to the proposed power plant in Oakwood Hills.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Bond increased for counselor accused of sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge had harsh words for the Woodstock man accused of sex crimes with a young boy, after the defendant contacted the boy ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Woodstock teen gets probation for role in sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock High School teenager who admitted to a sex act with a 15-year-old girl that his alleged accomplices recorded left the McHenry ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Johnsburg roundabout to open, ending detour

    JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg Road roundabout, the first in McHenry County, opened Friday afternoon, the village’s construction engineer said.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine – Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow ha ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:28 am
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