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  • Obama urges Quinn supporters to vote early

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama returned to his hometown Sunday in a bid to whip up support for Gov. Pat Quinn, as Democrats fight to hold control of ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • On the Record with... Richmond-Burton graduate, U.S. Navy officer Brian Heinkel

    RICHMOND – A 2003 Richmond-Burton Community High School graduate is one of about 40 officers and 260 enlisted men living on a 505-foot-long naval ship ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • 22nd Circuit, appellate judges up for retention, election

    WOODSTOCK – Four 22nd Circuit judges, and two appellate judges are recommended for retention, according to poll results from the local Bar Association ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Crystal Lake teen killed in Lakewood crash identified

    LAKEWOOD – The 19-year-old Crystal Lake woman who died in a head-on, rollover crash Saturday afternoon at Route 47’s north intersection with Route 176 ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Early voting sites in McHenry County open today

    Early voting starts today, giving voters their chance to weigh in on a significant election, and marking the beginning of the end of a particularly na ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • About 2,100 flock to Woodstock for CARE4 Breast Cancer 5K supporting Family Health Partnership Clinic

    WOODSTOCK – Adorned in matching pink knit boas and pin-plastered caps, Jean Kaschub and Judy Andrews huddled with other members of their group near th ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:11 am
  • Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

    OSIJEK, Croatia – Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forc ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Wonder Lake 22-year-old ID'd as man found dead in Bull Valley crash

    BULL VALLEY – The man who was found dead after a single-vehicle crash over the weekend in Bull Valley has been identified.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker in Texas

    GALVESTON, Texas — A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seve ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Better Business Bureau warns of Ebola scams in Chicago, northern Illinois

    CHICAGO — The Better Business Bureau and several government agencies are warning the public to be on the lookout for scams related to the Ebola virus.
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Crystal Lake library seeks public input on new building

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents will have an opportunity to help shape the future of the city’s library Monday during two informational sessions ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Ringwood Road to be resurfaced in McHenry County

    RINGWOOD – A section of Ringwood Road stretching from Route 120 to Spring Grove Road, crossing the city of McHenry, the villages of Ringwood and Johns ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Detour: Watch for lane shift at Route 31/Route 176 intersection

    • ROUTES 31 AND 176: Watch Monday for a change on Route 176 as workers shift traffic onto new lanes. The $10.2 million project to widen and modernize ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Mission Unaccomplished: Containing Ebola in Africa

    Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they needed to thi ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Don't fall for IRS phone scam, Crystal Lake police warn

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Thomas Kretschmer would like to remind everyone that local police officers will not arrest residents for outstanding tax payments.
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:00 pm
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