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  • Cary District 26 to honor teacher with writing day

    CARY – Pat Sylvester always encouraged Cary District 26 students to write, and when the National Council of Teachers of English established a National ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • White House rejects calls for Ebola travel ban

    WASHINGTON – Warning that Americans are losing faith in their government’s ability to stop Ebola, Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed for a ban o ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

    WASHINGTON – FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • U.S. House race for Illinois 6th District: Peter Roskam going for 5th term against Michael Mason

    Republican Peter Roskam said he wants another term in the U.S. House to continue the work he’s started to get the economy back on track. Democratic op ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Wonder Lake to flush fire hydrants

    WONDER LAKE – The fire hydrants in Wonder Lake will be flushed the week of Oct. 20, according to a news release.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Algonquin receives city management recognition

    ALGONQUIN – The village has been recognized for its performance management efforts with a Certificate of Achievement from the International City/Count ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Prairie Grove District 46 to look at air conditioning at elementary school

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Heat and humidity in the classrooms in the elementary wing of the Prairie Grove school building have led to medical issues for some st ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Algonquin police hoping to ID origin of antique gun found on Fox River banks

    ALGONQUIN – Police have asked the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms to help figure out the origin an antique revolver found on the banks of the F ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • PHOTOS: Holiday Hills suspect captured after 2 McHenry County Sheriff's deputies shot

    Police search for a Holiday Hills man accused of shooting two McHenry County Sheriff's deputies early Thursday morning.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 7:50 pm
  • Marengo police reports for Oct. 16, 2014

    • Enrique M. Perez, 30, 122 E. Railroad St., Marengo, was charged Tuesday, Sept. 2, with battery.• S ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 2:32 pm
  • Massage therapists cruise in careers at First Institute

    Luxury Caribbean cruise ships. Five-star Parisian hotels. Mountain-top Colorado ski resorts. Massage therapists practice their profession in a vari ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Police: DeKalb man accused of attempted murder in stabbing

    DeKALB – A 19-year-old DeKalb man was charged with attempted murder after he broke into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and repeatedly stabbed her new b ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • District 155 ordered to tear down Crystal Lake South school bleachers

    WOODSTOCK – After more than a year of legal proceedings, McHenry County Judge Michael Chmiel said Thursday the time has come for District 155 to tear ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Humidifiers keep homes cozy

    There’s no place like home, especially when it’s cool in the summer and warm in the winter. In fall, when the air-conditioner is turned off and the f ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Rockford man gets 20 years for killing teen in shooting

    ROCKFORD (AP) — A 21-year-old Rockford man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing a 16-year-old boy in 2011.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:52 am
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