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  • First bids for Huntley High School expansion under budget

    HUNTLEY – The long-awaited expansion to Huntley High School is off to a good start with the initial set of construction bids, totaling $15.12 million, ...
    NEW: April 16, 2014 - 4:54 pm
  • District 12 business club tallies up awards

    JOHNSBURG – Sitting down for an interview would have been a terrifying thing for Nick Pease a couple of years ago.
    NEW: April 16, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • Sorenson found guilty of armed robbery

    WOODSTOCK – After one hour of deliberation, jurors found a Crystal Lake man guilty of a 2012 armed robbery.
    NEW: April 16, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Lake in the Hills American Legion to hold fish fry

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Sons of the American Post 1231 have scheduled a fish fry for Friday.Cost for ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Lake Shore Drive reopened after suspicious package

    CHICAGO (AP) — Police investigating a suspicious package on Chicago's famed Lake Shore Drive have reopened the roadway.
    April 16, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Boston Marathon organizers confident of safe race

    BOSTON (AP) — Police stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpac ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Kirk will campaign for Oberweis in Senate race

    QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he'll now campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, weeks after saying he wouldn't acti ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants

    OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) — Striving to show action on jobs, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are trumpeting $600 million in new competitiv ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.
    April 16, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Crews battle fire at the Rusty Nail

    In this photo shot by Northwest Herald photographer Kyle Grillot, firefighters work to extinguish flames in the wall of the Rusty Nail Saloon on Wedne ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Crystal Lake enters into new aggregation contract

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents will once again have a chance to pay for power through an aggregation program after city officials approved a ne ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Board: More pizzazz needed in Cary apartment plan

    CARY – Village Board members said they want to see a more upscale plan from a potential apartment complex.
    April 16, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • Students flock to McHenry County Ag Expo

    WOODSTOCK – Students from all over McHenry County got a chance to get out of the classroom this week and step into the world of farming.
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Judge asked to allow use of lawmaker's statements

    CHICAGO — Prosecutors want to be able to tell jurors about potentially damaging comments state Rep. Derrick Smith made to authorities as they question ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:19 pm
  • Addiction experts: Cuts could hurt drug treatment

    SPRINGFIELD — Addiction experts say thousands of Illinois residents could lose drug treatment services if a temporary tax increase expires later next ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:18 pm
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