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  • Union allows alternative travel for disabled residents

    UNION – Under pressure from federal disability attorneys, the Union Village Board recently allowed disabled residents to ride all-terrain vehicles alo ...
    April 18, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Pensive pope at Good Friday Colosseum procession

    ROME – Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, battered women, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a ...
    April 18, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • U of I names presidential search committee

    URBANA – University of Illinois trustees have named a 19-member search committee to look for President Robert Easter's replacement.
    April 18, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana: $100 for patient card

    CHICAGO – Illinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered patient fees and deleted a section ...
    April 18, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Roof project highlights need for county facilities plan

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders need to better determine what they want to do regarding facility improvements.
    April 18, 2014 - 3:18 pm
  • McHenry police reports for April 18, 2014

    • Dequan James Feazell, 28, 1908 N. Orleans St., McHenry, was charged Monday, March 10, with possession of marijuana.
    April 18, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – Most of Illinois' 860 school districts would see cuts in funding if the state's temporary tax increase is rolled back as scheduled, acco ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • Cary establishes new salary schedule for employees

    CARY – As part of a recent review of the village's employee handbook, salary plan and job descriptions, village officials have come up with a new sala ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Photos: Long winter puts area farmers behind

    Farmers across McHenry County have their tillers and tractors ready, as they wait for warm and dry enough conditions to begin planting crops and put b ...
    April 18, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • U.S. delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:43 pm
  • Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

    LOS ANGELES – Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest ...
    April 18, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

    WASHINGTON – When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other c ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • Fox River Grove to start spring hydrant flushing

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Beginning on Monday, the village water department is scheduled to flush fire hydrants throughout town.
    April 18, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Ringwood may get fire station

    McHENRY – A 10-acre plot of land in Ringwood may be the site of a future McHenry Township Fire Protection District station.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Spike in mumps cases reported across Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD — Public health officials are investigating a sharp increase in the number of mumps cases recorded in central Illinois.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:32 pm
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