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Who’s in, who’s out in congressional primariesTwo years after Republican contests at the top of the ballot dominated primaries, suburban Democrats are going to have big choices to make in March about who will face off in November for some of the area’s key congressional races.Last Updated Nov 30, 2015 7:03 PM
5 file to run for one Lake County Board seatUpdated Nov 30, 2015 8:50 PM
Interest in the March primary appears tepid in many places, but not for a Lake County board seat that includes Fox Lake, Wauconda, Round Lake, and Democratic races for coroner and state's attorney.
Lauzen, Shepro to vie for Kane chairman; Bianchi challengedUpdated Nov 30, 2015 8:46 PM
Foes Lauzen, Shepro will square off in GOP primary race for Kane County Board chairman. McHenry County State's Attorney Bianchi draws a challenge. Four candidates square off in local state rep race.
Experts can help you spot eagles Dec. 12Updated Nov 30, 2015 3:59 PM
Representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Friends of Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and McHenry County Audubon will be available from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 at four locations along the Fox River to help search for eagles and other birds using the waterway.
Teens killed in McHenry crash had passion for automotive repairUpdated Nov 28, 2015 5:44 PM
Two of the three 18-year-olds who died in a car crash in McHenry County are being remembered for their passion for working on and souping up trucks — a passion that ended too soon.
3 die in single-car crash in McHenry County areaPosted Nov 28, 2015 1:00 AM
Three teenagers are dead after a single-car crash Friday afternoon in unincorporated McHenry County. According to a news release from the McHenry County coroner’s office, the vehicle was traveling south around 2:11 p.m. Friday at 1308 S. Lily Lake Road when it left the roadway, traveled down into a ravine and landed on the driver’s side of the vehicle.
Dawn Patrol: Two ‘suspicious’ deaths in Beach Park; Dist. 41 parents say fees too highUpdated Nov 30, 2015 5:51 AM
Two 'suspicious' deaths in Beach Park. Parents say Dist. 41 fees are too high. Glen Ellyn-area fire under investigation. Forest district's new vehicle produces no noise, no emissions. University of Chicago calls off classes today. Some days, sports not easy to watch, Rozner writes. Bulls playing Spurs tonight.
10 stories you might have missed over the weekendPosted Nov 30, 2015 5:00 AM
10 Daily Herald stories you might have missed over the weekend, including the news that the typical house fire in the suburbs burns faster, hotter and more dangerously than ever before.
Dawn Patrol: One shot in Elgin; Bears beat PackersUpdated Nov 27, 2015 6:02 AM
One person shot in Elgin. Crowds pack Lake Zurich Culver's for meal. Runners earn Thanksgiving dinner in Batavia. Great Lakes recruits treated to games and dinner. Old and new friends break bread at Lazarus House. A look at this weekend's IHSA football title games. Bears carve out a win in Green Bay.
- South Elgin H.S. auto club 7th in national competition
- Small business seminar set at McHenry County College
- Dawn Patrol: Aurora robberies may be related; parents get 5 years in starved baby case
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- Children make pine cone bird feeders at the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) class, hosted by Citizens for Conservation in Barrington. During the first part of the class, the children used binoculars to look for birds and count how many they saw. Their results were tallied and added to a global database as part of the international bird count. Tom Benjamin
- Forest preserve employees hauled used Christmas trees to the Baker's Lake heron rookery using all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles. Volunteers from Citizens for Conservation and Friends of Deer Grove East were waiting on the island to trim the trees and stand them upright or lay them flat, providing nesting structures for herons, egrets and cormorants. Approximately 80 ? 100 Christmas trees are recycled in this way every year to freshen the rookery. Steve Halm
- Children look for birds as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). The GBBC is an annual event at which bird watchers of all ages count birds to get a real-time snapshot of where birds are all over the world. The local event was hosted by Citizens for Conservation in Barrington. Tom Benjamin
- 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
- 28 Mixed Media pieces by Peggy Gannon will be displayed at the Starline Gallery in Harvard April 25 from 6-9 p.m. Peggy Gannon
- South Barrington Garden Club Donates $1,200 to Home of the Sparrow Left to Right: Sophia DeVries,Fund Development Mgr of Home of the Sparrow; Nancy Ebner, President of South Barrington Garden Club and garden club members Judy Decker and Susan Slapke Beverly Rupany
- St. Francis de Sales students from the play, "The Little Mermaid." Performances will be held at 7 p.m. May 17 and 18. Angela Mooney
- U9 Barrington Broncos Travel Team Spring Classic 2013 Champions: front row, James Ensign, TJ Swidorski, Ryan Anderson, Tommy Kondraros, Danny Sheedy; and back row, Justin Mirski, Logan Eisenbarth, Tristan Roney, Peter Maestranzi, and Brady Dern. Caroline Eisenbarth
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