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Why state, local officials support Longmeadow ParkwayState Sen. Karen McConnaughay, state Rep. Mike Tryon and Algonquin Village President John Schmitt told the Daily Herald Thursday that misinformation by detractors of the $135 million project is forcing officials like them to set the record straight.Last Updated Jul 31, 2015 8:10 AM
Woman not guilty of murder by insanity to be held in ElginUpdated Jul 26, 2015 4:04 PM
An Aurora woman found not guilty by reason of insanity in a 2013 stabbing death will be treated in Elgin; CASA Kane County gets a grant as cases increase 11 percent; a St. Charles police commander earns honors at Northwestern University law enforcement school
Clinton Benghazi hearing will put suburban lawmakers in spotlightUpdated Jul 30, 2015 1:16 PM
The announcement this week that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will appear before the congressional Benghazi committee this fall stands to put two local lawmakers at the center of an important hearing as the presidential race continues to heat up.
Dawn Patrol: COD tries to find out who leaked recording; Cook County proposes employee raisesUpdated Jul 31, 2015 5:49 AM
COD looking for who leaked recording of buyout meeting. Cook County proposes employee raises. Waukegan man faces charges in home burglaries. Polic say Aurora motorcyclist had mechanical trouble before fatal crash. New law aims to provide jet noise relief. Teens charged in Aurora burglaries. Rizzo does it all for Chicago Cubs. Forte focused on production, not contract. Will Sox be deadline buyers today?
Dawn Patrol: Old COD board sought to rein in Breuder; Giordano’s coming to Schaumburg?Updated Jul 30, 2015 5:51 AM
COD board sought to rein in Breuder. Giordano's coming to Schaumburg? Bill would ban public pensions for lobbyists. Geneva likely to outlaw use of BB guns. Fundraiser tonight for Elgin firefighter with cancer. Lester strikes out 14 in Cubs' win over Rockies. Much has changed for the Sox. Bears' Allen eager for a reboot.
McHenry County College to hold supervisory leadership seriesUpdated Jul 29, 2015 1:17 PM
McHenry County College’s Workforce, Community and Business Programs is accepting registrations for a Developmental Dimensions International’s Supervisory Leadership Series, which will be held from 8 a.m.-noon on Fridays, August 7 through September 25.
Dawn Patrol: Top GOP donor retracts comments on Kirk; Lake County Fair opens todayUpdated Jul 29, 2015 5:57 AM
Top GOP donor backs off comments about Kirk. Lake County Fair opens today. Wheaton College drops student health insurance. Communications manager keeps job in Pingree Grove. Jail releases more footage of Sandra Bland. Cubs calmly wait out trade talk. Patience paying off for Sox.
House approves skipping pay raise during budget fightUpdated Jul 28, 2015 7:27 PM
Members of the Illinois House voted Tuesday to block a pay raise for lawmakers that has become a flashpoint in the state’s budget stalemate. The vote still needs Senate approval before Gov. Bruce Rauner could sign it and stop the 2-percent cost-of-living increase that lawmakers are automatically due.
Dawn Patrol: Harry Volkman ‘seriously ill’; hotel robbed near Elk Grove VillageUpdated Jul 28, 2015 6:00 AM
Hotel robbed near Elk Grove Village. Harry Volkman ‘seriously ill,' according to family. Garage fire damages Campton Hills house. Police presence shuts down McLean Boulevard in South Elgin. Grocery store ‘long time coming’ to south Naperville corner. Wheaton Brew Fest on tap this weekend. New WR Eddie Royal is one Bear to watch. 'Big Syl' dealt from Sky to Minnesota.
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- The Smart Arts Class at St. Mark's Day School in Barrington Hills celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday with a big celebration. The 4 and 5 year olds learned about the author, read and acted out scenes from an assortment of Seuss books, and dressed in the cat's red and white hat, red bow and whiskers. Dr. Seuss is just one of many well-known authors that the children are introduced to during the year. St. Mark's Day School
- Face N Time rocked Middleton's on Main in Wauconda on Saturday night with an all-electric show. Next up: The Gambler, 1232 N. Green St., McHenry on May 16 at 9:30 p.m. Come on out! k gerdts
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- Citizens for Conservation (CFC) volunteers started off the new year last Saturday by clearing brush from an oak woods owned by CFC. Dedicated volunteers have worked there for 5 years to clear invasive plants from the 6-acre parcel and have made good progress. Restoration has already begun on the site. Donna Bolzman
- Ned Zerwic and Ya-Ju Wang are our new physical therapy students interning at Cary Physical Therapy. They are in their second year at the University of Illinois Chicago. Brenda Law, Marketing
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