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  • Safety upgrades, maintenance part of approved District 156 budget

    McHENRY – Repaving parking lots, security upgrades and a new school resource officer are some of the projects and initiatives outlined in District 156 ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Crystal Lake participating in Rail Safety Week

    CRYSTAL LAKE – To promote rail safety awareness and education, the Crystal Lake Police Department is participating in Illinois Rail Safety Week, which ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:38 pm
  • Cary to discuss zoning change signs

    CARY – If there is a zoning change request in the future, the property involved might have a sign to alert nearby residents.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 6:10 pm
  • U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin denies 'bullying' Illinois businesses

    CHICAGO — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headquarter ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:19 pm
  • Architect who created dirt road that became Randall dies in Arizona at 93

    Robert J. Cantrell, the architect whose 1949 dirt road eventually became Randall Road, died Aug. 18 in an assisted living facility in Arizona of conge ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:28 pm
  • D-300 looking for community applicants to fill new committee

    CARPENTERSVILLE – District 300 is looking for interested residents to fill a position on a new board committee designed to better engage the community ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Money plays role in picking majors, McHenry County counselors say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jazmynn Flathau wants to use art as a therapy tool once she graduates from college. T ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • State rep. proposes Open Meetings Act violation law after Oakwood Hills power plant controversy

    State Rep. David McSweeney has proposed legislation that would give another option for the Attorney General's office to look into possible violations ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Huntley Village trustee resigns for new job in Ohio

    HUNTLEY – A new face will occupy the Huntley Village Board ahead of April's municipal elections after trustee Nick Hanson resigned to take a job in Ci ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Runners gather in Fox Lake for Mayor's Challenge 5K benefitting Susan G. Komen Foundation

    FOX LAKE — Feet straddling the centerline of Rollins Road, Sarah Bryowsky bent at the waist and, with her left hand on her hip, reached with her right ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:21 pm
  • U.S. wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

    WASHINGTON — Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments.The widening gap between the we ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Former Hebron police officer denies new drug charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former Hebron police officer already facing weapons charges, denied new allegations that he sold drugs while on duty.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • 6 Wonder Lake waterskiers help U.S. Water Ski Show Team win world championship

    After helping a United States' team win an international competition over the weekend, it's back to reality for six Wonder Lake water-skiers.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Blind man recalls World Trade Center escape with seeing-eye dog

    BARRINGTON – Michael Hingson remembers Sept. 11, 2001 clearly — the sounds, the smells and the lung-clogging dust.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Skin shocks used at Mass. school draw FDA look

    CANTON, Mass. – Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks – so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man trig ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:52 pm
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