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  • On the Record With ... Algonquin Police Deputy Chief Steven Kuzynowski

    During Deputy Chief Steven Kuzynowski’s time with the Algonquin Police Department, he has seen the village grow from 3,500 residents to more than 30,0 ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Lawn mower races ‘good fun’

    INGLESIDE – Chuck Bojniewicz pulled off his cap and shook his head after climbing off his racer near the pit area.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Obama: 'Contradictory' Syria policy helps Assad

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Sunday gave voice to the conundrum at the heart of his Syria policy, acknowledging that the U.S.-led military c ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Opponents focus on cost, need for Randall Road fix

    Deborah Jenssen has always had good reason to follow the proposed Randall Road improvement plan – an original version would have taken her Lake in the ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Proposed Marengo interchange moves toward County Board

    MARENGO – City officials could soon embark on critical negotiations with various local governments that would bring a proposed interchange at Route 23 ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Carpentersville basement fire displaces family of four

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A fire caused substantial damage to a basement and smoke damage to the first and second floors of a house on Sunday, the Carpentersv ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:22 pm
  • Fire damages, destroys 8 buildings in Rock Island

    ROCK ISLAND – A huge fire has damaged or destroyed eight buildings in downtown Rock Island.The fire ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • Police: Ferguson officer shot; 2 suspects wanted

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Authorities were searching Sunday for two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb wh ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:05 am
  • Lawyer vs. lawman: A look at candidates for county sheriff

    WOODSTOCK – The race to become the first new county sheriff in 17 years can be summed up in one phrase: The lawman vs. the lawyer.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – An excruciating mosquito-borne illness that arrived less than a year ago in the Americas is raging across the regi ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Browns unmoved by chief’s apology

    WASHINGTON – The parents of Michael Brown said Saturday in an interview with The Associated Press they were unmoved by the apology of the Ferguson, Mi ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • 3 rescued, 32 missing as volcano erupts in Japan

    TOKYO – A Japanese military helicopter rescued three people Sunday morning from a spectacular volcanic eruption that sent officials scrambling to reac ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Cary chicken discussion might not hatch yet

    CARY – A trustee who supports allowing chickens in town, is asking that the discussion on the matter be put on hold.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Detour: Traffic shifted onto new lanes at Routes 31 and 176

    We start out this week’s installment with progress on the intersection of Routes 31 and 176, the delays on which have made for some irate drivers:
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 7:44 am
  • Lake in the Hills to host flying disc golf tournament

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village’s parks and recreation department has scheduled a flying disc golf tournament for Oct. 11 at Linda K. Fischer Park at ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:44 pm
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