• MCC hosts animal rescue training

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  • Environmental Defenders offer scholarship

    WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is offering an Entering College scholarship of $1,000 to an outstanding high school senior p ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • D-158 foundation awards classroom grants

    HUNTLEY – District 158 teachers at all levels recently received $13,785 in grants designed to help students succeed in the classroom.
    April 19, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • Petition asks Island Lake to keep lake open to all

    ISLAND LAKE –More than a hundred people have signed a petition asking that Island Lake be kept open to nonresidents for fishing.
    April 19, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Woodstock library more ‘coherent’ after reorganization

    WOODSTOCK –Back before Nick Weber took the job as director of Woodstock Public Library –before the opening even existed –he had a vision to rework ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Four area high schools among nation's most challenging

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Four area high schools have made the Washington Post’s Most Challenging High Schools in America list for their commitment to preparing ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • GOP lawmaker objects to 9-0 vote for Obama library

    CHICAGO – At least one Republican lawmaker says he’s filing a protest after an Illinois House committee recorded a 9-0 vote to commit $100 million to ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:38 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 - 11:37 pm
  • McHenry County farmers wait for warm weather

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    UPDATED: April 19, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Little-known Democrat tries to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Bur ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:39 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 - 11:01 pm
  • Illinois' mining-oversight official fired

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    April 18, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Investigator wants tougher legislative ethics laws

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    April 18, 2014 - 10:56 pm
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    April 18, 2014 - 10:56 pm
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    April 18, 2014 - 10:55 pm
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