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  • Group to raise money for area ALS foundation

    McHENRY – A group will take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at a McHenry church Sunday. The event w ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Filipino bishops to counter Islamic State group

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Leaders of the Philippine Roman Catholic Church, Asia's largest, vowed Thursday to counter extremist religions such as that ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:56 am
  • UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

    GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as doctors know about now, the World ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:54 am
  • Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

    DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, he ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:52 am
  • Mother of U.S. reporter in Syria begs for his life

    BEIRUT – The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new image ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Vallas: Rauner plan would cost schools $4 billion

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican Bruce Rauner’s proposal to dump a temporary state income tax increase would cost public schools $4 billion a year and lead to ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Obama again faces Congress question on Syria

    WASHINGTON – One year ago, President Barack Obama was barreling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval fr ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Rauner broadens Ag Department patronage criticism

    SPRINGFIELD – The GOP candidate for Illinois governor broadened his criticism of state agriculture officials Wednesday, saying the department was “ful ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Obama crafts rationale for immigration steps

    WASHINGTON – The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama’s impending executive actions on ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Both sides declare victory in Gaza war

    JERUSALEM – Both Israel’s prime minister and Hamas declared victory Wednesday in the Gaza war, although their competing claims left questions over fut ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Prep football: Five to Watch

    Five selected top high school football players to watch in McHenry County. ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • Election packets available for Crystal Lake candidates

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Election season has started in Crystal Lake as residents are now able to pick up packets at City Hall.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:55 pm
  • McHenry firefighters use 5 gallons of water to extinguish fire

    McHENRY – McHenry firefighters likely used more water in their morning showers than they did to put out a fire Wednesday.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Quilt appraisal event set for Sunday in Union

    UNION – Quilt makers and collectors can have their works appraised Sunday at the McHenry County Historical Society.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Johnsburg church joins effort to distribute presents to children in need

    JOHNSBURG – Susan Schmidt loves telling volunteers the cardboard box they’re filling is more than just a shoebox.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
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