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  • Conservation course to cover weed management

    RINGWOOD – The weeds that take over gardens and push out native species will be hacked at in an upcoming McHenry County Conservation District program.
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Animal foundation plans an Algonquin location

    ALGONQUIN – An animal adoption and animal assisted therapy-center is proposed to be located on Main Street.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Police warn of IRS telephone scam

    SPRING GROVE – The Spring Grove Police Department is warning residents of a telephone scam claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • First McCullom Lake brain cancer plaintiff gets new trial

    After four years, the first of 33 plaintiffs in the McCullom Lake brain cancer lawsuits are getting a new trial against specialty chemical company Roh ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Cost constraints end Marengo 'E-Scrap' program

    MARENGO – The Marengo Township electronic recycling program at the end of the month will be discontinued due to recent cost constraints.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Dept. of Natural Resources: Cheaper hunting and fishing licenses unavailable until Oct. 1

    Chuck Lemker of Crystal Lake was looking forward to purchasing hunting and fishing licenses at a reduced price this month.
    UPDATED: Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Jindal sues feds over Common Core

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant m ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Illinois woman gets 75 years for father's murder

    MARION – A southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for soliciting and aiding in the 2011 murder of her father.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes

    CHICAGO – The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • 11-year-old injured after Richmond crash

    RICHMOND – An 11-year-old girl was taken to the hospital Tuesday night after a two-vehicle crash at a Richmond intersection, fire officials said.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:29 am
  • No injuries after Crystal Lake structure fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There were no reported injuries Tuesday after a fire at a Crystal Lake auto repair garage, according to the Crystal Lake Fire Rescue De ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 6:44 am
  • Kincaid mayor resigns after charges

    KINCAID – The mayor of Kincaid in central Illinois has resigned after he was charged for allegedly violating an order of protection and possessing dru ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Former Springfield teacher convicted of sex abuse

    SPRINGFIELD – A former Springfield teacher has been convicted of sexually abusing a young boy more than a decade ago.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • EPA says oil spill migrated to Chicago-area canal

    CICERO – The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is seeking enforcement action against a Cicero company after an oil spill reached a nearby canal ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Texas man arrested in grandmother's Illinois death

    EAST DUNDEE – A man suspected in the fatal stabbing of his 85-year-old grandmother in her northern Illinois home has been arrested in Texas.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:33 pm
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