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  • College of DuPage Board of Trustees approves $172.9M budget

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees on June 23 approved a $172.9 million operating budget that assumes a flat tuition rate and operating tax levy.
    June 24, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • School board OKs revised superintendent’s contract

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 board approved a new three-year contract for Superintendent Mike Moan at its meeting Tues ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Harvard woman faces felonies after police seize crack cocaine, marijuana

    HARVARD – A Harvard woman faces multiple felony drug charges after police said they seized about $300 worth of crack cocaine and marijuana during an i ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Wisconsin woman charged in crash that killed Woodstock mom arrested in Las Vegas

    WOODSTOCK — A Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, woman accused of being under the influence of heroin during a McHenry crash that led to the death of a Woodstock ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • 2 men injured in Route 176 rear-end crash in Crystal Lake, Nunda fire official says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two men were transported to a hospital with minor injuries after a crash Thursday on westbound Route 176, a fire official said.
    June 24, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • 1 injured in T-bone crash on Route 47 in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – One patient was transported to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock with injuries not deemed life-threatening after a crash Thursday on Route 47, ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Randall Road project heads to McHenry County Board with conflicting committee votes

    WOODSTOCK – The fate of the long-planned Randall Road widening project will go to the full McHenry County Board on split recommendations from two comm ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Better Business Bureau gives buyers, sellers tips on how to avoid garage sale scams

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Outside Angie Ryan’s Crystal Lake home, two car seats were piled to the side of her multifamily garage sale Saturday.
    June 24, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Joliet police: Burglary at Chicken-N-Spice

    JOLIET – A downtown Joliet eatery was the victim of a burglary early Thursday morning.According to a ...
    June 23, 2016 - 8:08 pm
  • Driver injured in jackknifed semi incident near Gardner

    GARDNER — The driver of a semitrailer was injured Thursday after the semi became jackknifed on northbound Interstate 55 near Gardner.
    June 23, 2016 - 7:41 pm
  • Glen Ellyn resident participating in Walk for Kidneys on June 25

    GLEN ELLYN – Ian Kamphuis must spend eight to 10 hours a night hooked up to a dialysis machine as he waits for his next kidney transplant.
    June 23, 2016 - 7:03 pm
  • Seneca area residents find themselves in eye of storms Wednesday night

    SENECA — At least six tornadoes touched down Wednesday night in counties in north and central Illinois, causing structural damage near Marseilles, Sen ...
    June 23, 2016 - 6:39 pm
  • Joliet man dies at Plainfield steel plant

    PLAINFIELD – A Joliet man died Thursday after being pulled into a machine at a steel processing plant in Plainfield.
    June 23, 2016 - 6:32 pm
  • La Grange Park veteran receives posthumous honor from hospice care provider

    LA GRANGE PARK – A special bond between a 96-year-old war hero and an 11-year-old boy was touchingly remembered during an intimate ceremony honoring t ...
    June 23, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • Catholic Charities to host health fair in Cicero

    CICERO – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is hosting a free community health fair from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 27 at St. Frances of Rome S ...
    June 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm
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