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  • Teen taken to hospital after being struck by McHenry County Sheriff's vehicle in Crystal Lake
    A 14-year-old boy was taken to the hospital Saturday after an on-duty McHenry County Sheriff's vehicle struck his bike, according to the Crystal Lake Police Department. First responders were called about 3:40 p.m. to the intersection of Routes 176 and 31 for the reported crash, Crystal Lake Police Sgt. More
  • Hundreds without power after storm sweeps through McHenry County
    Hundreds of McHenry County residents are without power after a thunderstorm swept through the area Saturday afternoon. ComEd crews are assessing potential damage in Huntley, Crystal Lake, Harvard, Union and multiple other areas between Woodstock and Marengo, the company said. Damaged equipment has been the cause for some of the outages, according to ComEd. More
  • Lakeside Legacy Foundation announces co-executive director team
    Lakeside Legacy Foundation has announced a new direction for its leadership. The foundation board has decided to hire two people as an executive director team. Nancy Merkling and Janet Kay will each begin their roles as co-executive directors of the Dole on Tuesday, according to the foundation. Lakeside Legacy Foundation operates the Dole Mansion and Lakeside Arts Park. More
  • Plan commission to review General RV expansion
    A proposal for an expanded recreational vehicle storage lot for the General RV Center at 14000 Automall Drive will be up for consideration at Monday’s Huntley Plan Commission meeting. The family-owned dealership is seeking approval of an amended special use permit for recreational vehicle sales, final plat of consolidation and site plan review. General RV began as a 33,280-square-foot showroom and maintenance building with 150 parking stalls for recreational vehicles on an 8.28-acre site. More
  • Care facilities face shortages as more than 19K nurses needed across state over next decade
    Theresa Maskrey, co-owner of Shepherd Premier Senior Living, said a shortage of qualified nursing staff has existed for at least 10 years. “It’s a national issue, and it’s not a new problem,” Maskrey said. A 2019 report from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute states that over the next 10 years, the state of Illinois is estimated to need more than 19,100 additional registered nurses, a projected employment growth of 15%, or nearly triple the rate of other occupations. Altho More
  • Sarawakians must know the history of Sarawak Day
    KUCHING, July 20 (Bernama) -- Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg wants all Sarawakians to know the history of Sarawak Day or Sarawak Independence Day that is observed on July 22 ...
    07/19/2019 - 11:37 pm | View Link
  • The Reverend making SA history today: Denise Ferguson appointed as Assistant Bishop in Adelaide
    FOR the first time in the state’s history, as of late today, South Australia will have a female bishop. And no one is more surprised by the appointment than New Zealand-native Denise Ferguson, a ...
    07/19/2019 - 11:30 pm | View Link
  • 'Don't Tread On Me' flag has long history of Navy use
    The Navy's new working uniform will feature a version of a flag with a rattlesnake and the phrase the "Don't Tread on Me" on the left shoulder. But the First Navy Jack is similar to the Rattlesnake ...
    07/19/2019 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • Flashback: Not one, not two, not three... How four Dallas-area teams made history at 2019 boys basketball state finals
    Editor's note: We're bringing back our best stories from the 2018-2019 high school season. This story was originally published on March 10, 2019. SAN ANTONIO -- Minutes after Duncanville secured ...
    07/19/2019 - 1:28 pm | View Link
  • Explore the most important space-related movies in history
    HOUSTON — Dr. Garth Jowett is a Professor of Communications at the University of Houston and is a media and pop culture historian. The author of "Film The Democratic Art" and co-author of "Propaganda ...
    07/19/2019 - 10:45 am | View Link
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  • On This Day in History, July 17
    On This Day in History, July 17. What Happened On This Day – July 17. 1998 The Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC) is adopted. The ICC is the first international judicial body that has the power to try individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
    07/17/2019 - 7:33 pm | View Website
  • On This Day in History
    On This Day in History. 708 Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708).
    07/17/2019 - 7:26 pm | View Website
  • Day In History: What Happened This Day In History?
    On this day in history certain events took place. Over 100,000 events starting from 3761 BC. Discover FACTS and MYTHS about this day.
    07/17/2019 - 12:35 am | View Website
  • On This Day
    On this day in history, music, sport, film and television. Browse historical events, famous birthdays, weddings, deaths and people from 6,000 years of history.
    07/16/2019 - 9:36 pm | View Website
  • On This Day In History. What Happened Today In History
    Today In History is a chronological timetable of Historical facts in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Our Magazines America's Civil War
    07/16/2019 - 4:56 pm | View Website
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