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  It was a risky but successful operation: British and other NATO forces stormed a cave tucked in the mountains before dawn Saturday and rescued two foreign female aid workers and their two Afghan colleagues being held hostage by Taliban-linked...

NATO rescues kidnapped aid workers

Updated: 6/2/2012 06:00 PM

  Children squealed in delight while chasing giant bubbles Saturday at Lords Park in Elgin. The Elgin Public Museum sponsored its annual Bubblefest, an extravaganza centered around the age-old pastime of blowing bubbles. Several adults...

Bubblefest a big hit at Lords Park in Elgin

Updated: 6/2/2012 05:29 PM

  The Barrington Area Conservation Trust is forming the Tower Lakes Drain Watershed Partnership, which will apply for grants to fund a study to help improve area recreational lakes. "There is concern for declining quality of the recreational lakes,"...

Barrington area water quality partnership forming

Updated: 6/2/2012 11:11 PM

  Ousted President Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison for failing to stop the killing of protesters during last year's uprising, a verdict that triggered unrest two weeks before Egypt's divisive presidential runoff.Also sentenced to life...

Mubarak sentenced to life in prison

Updated: 6/2/2012 04:22 PM

  Dave Heun says Tom Dewese's retirement after 28 years will leave a void at TriCity Family Services since Dewese was one of the organization's star players.

TriCity Family Services loses clinical director

Updated: 6/3/2012 01:40 PM

  Wheaton Warrenville Unit District 200 and its teachers union have reached a tentative three-year contract agreement. The teachers will vote on the proposed pact Tuesday, June 5, and the school board is expected to ratify in on June 13.

District 200, teachers reach tentative contract agreement

Updated: 6/2/2012 11:53 AM

  Grayslake resident Michael Pruitt will be among those receiving a major recognition from the U.S. Junior Chamber, commonly known as the Jaycees. Pruitt is among the 2012 Ten Outstanding Young Americans as named by the Jaycees. The presentation of...

National Jaycee honor for Grayslake man

Updated: 6/2/2012 10:32 AM

  Maybe Dryden School Principal Robert Jares never thought his career as an educator made great theater, but his students beg to differ. Jares' story was one of several acted out at Metropolis recently, based on biographies written by second-graders...

Arlington Heights second-graders become playwrights

Updated: 6/2/2012 10:24 AM

  Batavia High School honored graduates during a ceremony Friday night at the school.

Images: Batavia High School graduation

Updated: 6/2/2012 03:41 AM

  Kane County will push the reset button on its animal control agency by restarting a national search for a new director. The most recent director resigned with little notice last week after only a few months on the job.

Kane County reluctantly pushes reset button on Animal Control Dept.

Updated: 6/2/2012 01:03 AM

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