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  • Geneva man confirmed as 1st human West Nile case of the year in Kane County

    GENEVA – A 33-year-old Geneva man has been confirmed this week as the first human case of the West Nile virus to be reported this year by the Kane Cou ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Medical marijuana dispensary proposed in Manhattan

    MANHATTAN—Michelle Sumner of Plainfield brought plans for a medical marijuana dispensary to the Village Board Tuesday night, saying her motivation is ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:49 pm
  • DeKalb woman in critical condition, airlifted to Rockford after Route 38 crash

    CORTLAND – A 58-year-old DeKalb woman was airlifted to OSF St. Anthony's Medical Center in Rockford in critical condition on Wednesday after her vehic ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • 2014 MacArthur Foundation awards 21 'genius grants'

    CHICAGO — A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • McHenry home used as private day care vandalized with racial slur, threat

    McHENRY – A McHenry home and private day care was vandalized with a death threat and a racial slur Wednesday morning, police and the homeowner said.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Former McHenry County sergeant sentenced to 50 years for sex crimes involving young boy

    ROCKFORD – A federal judge had harsh words and choice adjectives for the sex crimes committed by a one-time McHenry County sheriff’s sergeant.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Huntley police reports for Sept. 17, 2014

    • Samuel T. Whitmore, 41, 258 W. Main St., Carpentersville, was charged Monday, Aug. 4, with harrassment through electronic communication.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District programs hop on toads, local history

    WOODSTOCK — The history of a McHenry graveyard is one of the subjects that will be explored in upcoming McHenry County Conservation District programmi ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Harvard School District 50 leading way on drug treatment in McHenry County schools

    A few years ago, administrators in Harvard Community Unit School District 50 noticed it had a problem.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • McHenry County Board picks conventional Randall, Algonquin road intersection

    WOODSTOCK – In a 17-7 vote, the County Board on Tuesday decided to move forward with a conventional intersection design at Randall and Algonquin roads ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:20 pm
  • Marengo ward map changes in effect

    MARENGO – All but two Marengo aldermen will now serve the city at large versus in individual wards after a recently approved ward map reshuffled numer ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • McHenry County College trustees start process to add board member

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College trustees outlined plans for selecting a new member Tuesday after learning there will be at least five applicants ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Lakemoor board OKs pay raises for village workers, police union contract

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor village employees will get a 3 percent pay increase this year and two extra holidays.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Top general: U.S. ground troops possible in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • New subpoena issued for Ill. anti-violence program

    CHICAGO – Federal authorities in Chicago issued a new subpoena over records involving Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program, state officials ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:04 pm
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