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  • High schoolers to perform Velveteen Rabbit story

    McHENRY – The story of the Velveteen Rabbit will recreated at the McHenry Public Library.Students fr ...
    April 17, 2014 - 3:18 pm
  • Marengo approves balanced budget

    MARENGO – Little has changed in the latest budget for Marengo, as officials continue to build back the city's reserves that had dwindled during the ec ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Judge issues gag order in Fiebelkorn case

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect of 94 sick and starved animals won a partial victory in court Thursday when ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Eisenmann ramps up hiring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Eisenmann Corp. has been ramping up and hiring engineers after shedding its manufacturing arm in 2006.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Cary police reports for April 17, 2014

    • Fabian Esparza, 34, 1011 Timberwood Lane, Algonquin, was charged Saturday, Feb. 22, with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without ...
    April 17, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Water main flushing to begin Monday in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Public Works Department is scheduled to conduct its system-wide water main flushing program beginning on Monday.
    April 17, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Lake in the Hills schedules seniors' activities

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's parks and recreation department has scheduled activities for seniors for the spring season.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Haiti fundraiser set for May 3

    McHENRY – Tickets are available for Catholic Assistance Missions' annual Haiti fundraiser.Touch a He ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Illinois unemployment drops to 5-year-low

    CHICAGO (AP) — State officials say unemployment in Illinois dropped in March to 8.4 percent. That's its lowest level since 2009.
    April 17, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Search for Chicago site for George Lucas museum

    CHICAGO (AP) — As Yoda might say: A site for a museum you must find.Those are the marching orders Ch ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • New GOP leadership hopes to reinvigorate McHenry County Republican party

    Four new Republican executive officers were elected Wednesday night in a move that is poised to shift the dominant party's control in McHenry County.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Rusty Nail reopens a day after fire

    RINGWOOD – One day after a fire caused roughly $30,000 in damage, The Rusty Nail Saloon has opened its doors.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Crystal Lake girl makes Easter baskets for children in the hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE - Two weeks ago, 6-year-old Allison Vander Mey was flipping through her copy of Highlights magazine when inspiration struck.
    April 18, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Illinois gives early OK to $100M for Obama museum

    CHICAGO – An Illinois House committee has advanced a plan to devote $100 million in state funds to help bring President Barack Obama's presidential mu ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

    MOKPO, South Korea – An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of peop ...
    April 17, 2014 - 9:59 am
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