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  • Fox River Grove to start spring hydrant flushing

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Beginning on Monday, the Fox River Grove water department is scheduled to flush fire hydrants throughout town.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Ringwood may get fire station

    McHENRY – A 10-acre plot of land in Ringwood may be the site of a future McHenry Township Fire Protection District station.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    KATMANDU, Nepal — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

    CHICAGO — For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

    MILWAUKEE — Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of t ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Former gov't informant charged with wire fraud

    CHICAGO — A Chicago real estate developer who was a key government witness in corruption cases is facing federal charges after authorities say he stol ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Spring Grove family casts for cures

    SPRING GROVE – Christie Mendlik knew something was really wrong. Her 3-year-old daughter Nicole was ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    ACAPULCO, Mexico — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where br ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Ferry stops service on Mississippi River

    MEYER — A farm cooperative has shut down a ferry service that shuttled agricultural products and other goods across the Mississippi River between west ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Search for Mental Health Board director continues

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Mental Health Board on Wednesday voted against approving a candidate to become the organization’s permanent leader.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • BC-ML--Holy Land-Good Friday,1st Ld-Writethru

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Christians in the Holy Land have commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusale ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more.Flight controllers confi ...
    April 18, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Kaska's no hitter leads Richmond-Burton past Harvard

    The boys baseball game Thursday in Harvard. Richmond-Burton beat Harvard, 1-0. ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Illinois gives early OK to $100M for Obama museum

    CHICAGO – Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their homet ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Millennials jump into careers with company values in mind

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Even with a tough job market, today’s millennial workforce is looking for much more than a job, which is something their employers appr ...
    April 18, 2014 - 3:36 pm
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