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  • McHenry County Habitat for Humanity focuses on rehabbing neighborhood

    McHENRY – The house had been vacant for almost three years.There were problems with the plumbing, an ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:10 pm
  • Carpentersville School District 300 approves balanced 2015 budget

    CARPENTERSVILLE – District 300 has a new $211 million operating budget that school officials warn could change after the governor's race is decided in ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:31 pm
  • Crystal Lake South student will be honored with heroin overdose awareness event

    DES PLAINES – An outspoken advocate of heroin overdose awareness is planning a fundraiser on the day his daughter would have turned 19.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • McHenry County budget on track, budget policy delayed

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board likely will end up approving a budget development policy for 2015 just prior to its approval of the budget itself ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • McHenry County authors leading Crystal Lake aspiring novelist workshop

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Aspiring novelists will have an opportunity to learn from some of the best local authors during a free workshop at Crystal Lake Public ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Illinois prison inmate escapes from Vandalia Correctional Center

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An inmate escaped Tuesday afternoon from a southern Illinois prison, officials said.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 4:06 pm
  • Harvard to suspend electrical aggregation, higher electricity bills expected

    HARVARD – Residents next month should start expecting higher electricity bills. The city plans to su ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Work restarts on Charles J. Miller Road widening project in McHenry

    McHENRY – The first signs of work renewing on Charles J. Miller Road have started.Crews will remove ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Medical assisting jobs to grow 29% by 2022 sponsored by First Institute

    Medical assisting is one of America’s fastest growing occupations, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.   By 2022, jobs will increase by 29%. ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • Flight for Life emergency helicopter system having Crystal Lake event for 30th anniversary

    CRYSTAL LAKE — The emergency helicopter system that has mobilized more than 30,000 critically injured patients through Illinois and Wisconsin skies wi ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Mount Vernon Police: 10 cows shot, killed on Illinois freeway after truck overturns

    MOUNT VERNON, Ill. — Ten cows that escaped from a cattle truck after it overturned before dawn Tuesday while exiting a southern Illinois freeway were ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • McHenry police reports for Sept. 23, 2014

    • Luis Miguel Diaz-Mujira, 18, 4516 Garden Quarter Road, McHenry, was charged Monday, Aug. 4, with aggravated assault.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Chicago's archbishop-to-be Blase Cupich won't politicize religion, faith

    LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. — Chicago's newly appointed archbishop said Monday he will not politicize religion as other church leaders have done in the past.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Illinois high school students find history in Odell graveyard restoration

    ODELL, Ill. (AP) — When Pontiac Township High School teacher Paul Ritter was told seven headstones in St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Odell were in need ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Former Dixon comptroller who stole $54M from Illinois city argues pension shouldn't be part of restitution

    DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who was convicted of stealing nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city, has argu ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:49 am
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