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  • Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

    WASHINGTON – Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling th ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Clarification

    A story that ran on Page A4 of the Sept. 16 edition requires clarification. While the Care4 Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk starts at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 19, rac ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Pentagon: U.S., partners begin airstrikes in Syria

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, exp ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • League of Women Voters of McHenry County to host candidate forums

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County voters likely will only get to witness candidates from the County Board and a state House district square off in forums ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • District 157, teachers union reach tentative agreement on 5-year deal

    RICHMOND – A tentative agreement has been reached between District 157 and its teachers union.The fi ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Islamic State militants kill, capture Iraqi troops

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey

    SURUC, Turkey – Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle cl ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Lakemoor police to auction off surplus, seized property

    LAKEMOOR – Cars, motor bikes, small electronics and household items turned into or seized by the Lakemoor Police Department are on sale.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Prairieview Education Center family program to explore bird migration

    RINGWOOD – With fall in full swing, bird migration will be the focus of an upcoming family-friendly program at the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glaci ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • McHenry City Council approves final designs for proposed rec center

    McHENRY – The front of the recreation center is dominated by the fitness room with free weights, aerobic machines and lots of windows to show off the ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Woodstock police reports for Sept. 22, 2014

    • Timothy C. Wilson, 20, 720 St. Johns Road, Woodstock, was charged Thursday, Aug. 21, with aggravated battery and mob action.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Proposed Johnsburg District 12 school improvement plan expands ESL, explores full-day kindergarten

    JOHNSBURG – Moving the English language learner program in-house and studying the possibility of full-day kindergarten are on the to-do list for Distr ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Crystal Lake's award-winning Heraldry Guard marching band to reunite (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Thor Laisy can still hear the regal sounds of the herald trumpets and see the crisp formations of the clap-cad musicians unfold on a fo ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Algonquin library to host author fair at Eastgate branch

    ALGONQUIN – Local published authors are scheduled to discuss their books at an author fair at the Eastgate branch of the Algonquin Area Public Library ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana dispensary, cultivation center applications due Monday

    CHICAGO — Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 3:07 pm
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