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  • Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

    PARIS – Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy ind ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Russia, Ukraine agree to tentative deal to calm tensions

    GENEVA – In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border afte ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Confused, chaotic scene described on sinking South Korea ferry

    MOKPO, South Korea – The captain of a doomed ferry delayed evacuation for half an hour after a South Korean transportation official ordered preparatio ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Boy pulled from pond dies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 15-year-old Crystal Lake boy who was rescued from a pond Thursday night has died, according to a press release from the McHenry Cou ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:08 pm
  • Fox River Grove plans balanced operating budget

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village is planning a $3.8 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Huntley man taken to hospital after falling from ladder

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley man was taken to the hospital after falling off a ladder Thursday afternoon, a fire official said.
    April 18, 2014 - 6:52 am
  • Three arrested following marijuana seizure

    UNION – Two Union residents and a Barrington man were arrested following the seizure of six pounds of marijuana.
    April 18, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • U.S. condemns leaflets demanding Jews in Ukraine must register

    WASHINGTON – The United States on Thursday condemned as "grotesque" the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Classes to focus on safe help of wildlife babies

    RINGWOOD – Spring babies are on their way.Two separate but simultaneous McHenry County Conservation ...
    April 17, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • MCCD plans guided hikes

    Three guided hikes will crisscross McHenry County conservation areas on the lookout for birds and other local wildlife.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • 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
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