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  • Thornton's gas station planned in Algonquin's east end

    ALGONQUIN – Developers are proposing a Thornton’s gas station on a little more than 2.5 acres of land on the northwest corner of Compton Drive and Eas ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • State Bank moves to dismiss Johnsburg’s lawsuit over improvements in subdivision

    JOHNSBURG – A year after receiving a promise from the State Bank president to extend the letter of credit issued to guarantee infrastructure improveme ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Sewer work to close Municipal Drive in McHenry on Friday

    McHENRY – Municipal Drive will be closed to through traffic Friday for sewer work. The new McHenry ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • McHenry Turkey Trot to raise money for hospice center

    McHENRY –A 5K held annually in memory of a McHenry resident who died of cancer three years ago will raise money for an area hospice center.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:38 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged in 7-11 convenience store robberies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police have charged a Crystal Lake man for two robberies at the 7-11 at 19 Berkshire Drive.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Obama to push early voting at Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn campaign rally in Chicago

    CHICAGO — President Barack Obama will urge people to vote early — and vote for Gov. Pat Quinn — during a stop in Chicago.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Officials explore Rockford International Airport jet repair facility funding

    ROCKFORD (AP) — A Thursday groundbreaking ceremony is planned for a $43 million jet repair facility at Rockford International Airport even as official ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • 2nd Ebola case in U.S.: Texas health worker tests positive

    DALLAS – The Ebola crisis in the U.S. took another alarming turn Wednesday with word that a second Dallas nurse caught the disease from a patient and ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Oct. 15, 2014

    • Claude L.J. Henderson, 56, 1107 N. Hayes St., Harvard, was charged Monday, Sept. 1, with aggravated assault.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:38 pm
  • 2nd Texas health worker with Ebola was on Cleveland to Dallas-Fort Worth flight

    NEW YORK — Health officials are alerting airline passengers who were on the same flight as a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola the next day.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Illinois pet sets Guiness World Record for tallest cow

    ORANGEVILLE — A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • McHenry County Board approves Unified Development Ordinance in 16-2 vote

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved its Unified Development Ordinance, ending a process that began almost four years and 128 meetings and he ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:46 pm
  • Texas dept.: 2nd person tests positive for Ebola

    DALLAS (AP) — A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 7:11 am
  • Obama plans push to help 7 Dem governor hopefuls

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the final days of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama is planning a major campaign push in seven governor's races acros ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 6:44 am
  • Fiebelkorn attorney seeks plea deal

    ST. CHARLES – An attorney representing a petting zoo owner accused of misdemeanor cruelty and neglect asked whether the Kane County state’s attorney c ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:21 am
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