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  • Festival Latino 2014

    Festival Latino 2014 at the Evangelical Free Church of McHenry Saturday, August 23, 2014. The free event offers food, crafts, live music, inflatables, ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Attorney General asks Oakwood Hills to open

    OAKWOOD HILLS – The Illinois Attorney General's Office has asked the Village of Oakwood Hills to resume business "as soon as possible" following an in ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Iraq suicide bomber kills at least 11 in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD – A suicide bomber hit an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least 11 people, as an investigation was under ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of viol ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • American Roots-style band to play Sept. 5

    RINGWOOD – A live concert will feature a combination of old time country, folk, bluegrass and country blues.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Flowers the focus of family program

    RINGWOOD – The McHenry County Conservation District is offering a Saturday afternoon focused on having fun with flowers.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Obama unveils new plan on birth control

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Mosque attack kills 64 in Iraq

    BAGHDAD – Gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque during Friday prayers and killed at least 64 people, prompting Sunni lawmakers to withdraw from talks on form ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • West condemns Russia over Ukraine convoy

    LUHANSK, Ukraine – Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in wh ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • U.S. won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists

    WASHINGTON – The United States has avoided military involvement in Syria’s three-year-civil war thus far. Faced with an Islamist extremist group makin ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Report: Illinois agency broke rules of hiring for years

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hired more than 2 ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Local districts out ahead of new bullying law

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jamie Buck knows there is no law that will stop bullying.Gov. Pat Quinn recently sign ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Sheriff's office responds to 'concerning' messages at Riley Elementary

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office responded to Riley Elementary School in unincorporated Marengo on Thursday to respond to statements on ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Crystal Lake South OK to play home football games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With football season set to start, Crystal Lake South High School is ready to host another season as the legality of the expanded bleac ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Johnsburg man seeks backing for pizza place

    JOHNSBURG – A local foodie is hoping to bring a new pizza joint to Johnsburg with a little entrepreneurial spirit and a lot of help from fellow McHenr ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 12:15 pm
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