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  • Study: We travel with our own germs

    WASHINGTON – Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it’s covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, ne ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Groups will need permit for Grand Canyon trips

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Officials said groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years

    LAS VEGAS – The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Jacobs loses to Dekalb

    The girls volleyball game between Jacobs and DeKalb on Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Algonquin. DeKalb beat Jacobs, 26-24, 25-17.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • White House preps legal case for immigration shift

    WASHINGTON – With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Ringwood latest community to ask for expanded bus service

    RINGWOOD – The village of Ringwood is the latest in a series of communities and townships to volunteer for an expanded bus service.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Algonquin Western Bypass opening delayed

    ALGONQUIN – The goal of having the Route 31 western bypass open by Labor Day won’t happen, an Illinois Department of Transportation spokesman said.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species — includi ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Lakemoor man charged with child porn

    A middle school teacher from Lakemoor was arrested on allegations that he received child pornography and persuaded a teenage boy to produce pornograph ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Algonquin police reports for Aug. 28, 2014

    • A 16-year-old Algonquin girl was charged Thursday, Aug. 7, with a curfew violation.• Malik Re, 18, ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Aug. 28, 2014

    • Charles E. Hojnacki, 35, 650 Wedgewood Circle, Lake in the Hills, was charged Friday, Aug. 8, with felony theft.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Parolee arrested in Crystal Lake with crack cocaine

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A parolee was arrested Tuesday in Crystal Lake after being found in possession of 58 grams of crack cocaine, according to the McHenry C ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Algonquin planning Harvest Hustle 5K Run/Walk

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Recreation Department has planned its second annual Harvest Hustle 5K run/walk for Oct. 11.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

    DENVER – Researchers who examined air pollution along northern Colorado's Front Range said they were surprised by how much harmful ozone and ozone-cau ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • County to perform patch work on Randall Road

    The McHenry County Division of Transportation plans to perform pavement maintenance and patching work on Randall Road beginning next month.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:49 am
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