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  1. Five candidates running for three Fox River Grove Board seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Northwest Herald

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The proposed $250 million downtown redevelopment project is big on the minds of the five Fox River Grove Village Board candidates . The redevelopment project, proposed by Northbrook-based Gart Partners, currently includes several hundred apartments, retailers and businesses, a marina, and possibly a hotel or motel.

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  2. Operation Horses and Heroes in Woodstock helping veterans with PTSD, brain injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Northwest Herald

    For Shaw Media Volunteer Sarah Gonnet, of Schaumburg, directs a horse through "Temptation Alley" at an equestrian therapy session hosted by Operation Horses and Heroes, Inc. in Woodstock, Ill Saturday, March 7, 2015. In this activity, the participant attempts to get a horse to walk a particular route which has a number of obstacles along the way and pieces of food which the horse must resist eating.

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  3. District 47 leadership changes coming with three principals to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Northwest Herald

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three elementary schools and one middle school in Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 will have new principals next year. That vacancy comes as Lundahl Middle School Principal Matt Grubbs takes over leadership at Coventry Elementary School, replacing longtime Principal Karen Cragg who is set to retire at the end of the year.

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  4. Bill would tighten rules for vaccine exemptions in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois lawmaker wants to tighten the rules for parents seeking to exempt their children from vaccination requirements because of religious beliefs. State Sen. John Mulroe's bill would require parents to submit a Department of Public Health objection form detailing the reason for seeking the exemption.

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  5. Our View: Let students go unrankedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    Crystal Lake-based School District 155 has held forums on the topic. If it decides to eliminate class rank, it would join other northern Illinois districts in doing so, including Barrington District 220, Glenbrook District 225, Highland Park and Deerfield District 113, New Trier District 203, Maine Township District 207, Palatine-based District 211 and Arlington Heights-based District 214.

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  6. Illinois measles count climbs to 13 casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    CHICAGO – Two more children in suburban Cook County have come down with measles, bringing the Illinois tally of confirmed cases to 13. The Illinois and Cook County public health departments updated their measles counts late Friday. Twelve of the 13 cases are associated with a KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine.

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  7. Another Cook County measles case confirmed in Palatine, outbreak at 10 casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com A certified medical assistant brings in vaccinations for a five-year-old patient which included a measles booster at the Centegra Physician Care pediatrics offices in Woodstock on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. One more case of measles has been confirmed in suburban Cook County, bringing the total to 10, officials said Thursday.

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  8. Officials 2 more infants from Illinois day care have measlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    CHICAGO – Health officials say two more infants from a suburban Chicago day care have measles, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Illinois to 10. Chicago and Cook County health officials said Tuesday that nine of the 10 cases are associated with a KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine. All of the cases are among unvaccinated infants and adults.

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  9. Cook County health officials: 8 measles cases confirmed in Chicago suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    Icicles line the exterior of KinderCare Learning Center on East Palatine Road, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in Palatine, Ill. Public health officials say students, staff and faculty at the facility have been notified and anyone who hasn't been vaccinated for measles has been instructed to stay away from unvaccinated individuals for the next three weeks after lab tests confirm measles in children from the day care.

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  10. Palatine measles cases put spotlight on day care centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    A woman leaves the KinderCare Learning Center on Thursday in Palatine. Public health officials say students, staff and faculty at the facility have been notified and anyone who hasn't been vaccinated for measles has been instructed to stay away from unvaccinated individuals for the next three weeks after lab tests confirm measles in children from the day care.

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  11. Crystal Lake High School District 155 forums to explore eliminating class rankRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Forums about whether District 155 should eliminate the use of class rank will be held next week. If the Crystal Lake-based district goes ahead with the move, it would join some other area districts in doing so, including Barrington District 220, Glenbrook District 225, Highland Park and Deerfield District 113, New Trier District 203, Maine Township District 207, Palatine-based District 211 and Arlington Heights-based District 214 "Class rank can negatively - and falsely - represent students in high-performing schools when compared to less successful high schools," District 155 said in a news release.

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  12. Crystal Lake High School District 155 to explore eliminating class rank in forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Forums about whether District 155 should eliminate the use of class rank will be held next week. If the Crystal Lake-based district goes ahead with the move, it would join some other area districts in doing so, including Barrington District 220, Glenbrook District 225, Highland Park and Deerfield District 113, New Trier District 203, Maine Township District 207, Palatine-based District 211 and Arlington Heights-based District 214 "Class rank can negatively - and falsely - represent students in high-performing schools when compared to less successful high schools," District 155 said in a news release.

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  13. More Illinois measles cases expected after Palatine babies infectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    Health authorities in Illinois are warning there will likely be more local cases of measles as they await laboratory tests expected to confirm that a total of five infants attending the same daycare center have been infected. Lab results have already confirmed two of those cases, and doctors have diagnosed the other three based on symptoms.

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  14. Babies too young for vaccine diagnosed in Palatine measles clusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    Officials are investigating a cluster of measles in a KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine, including five children younger than 1, according to a joint statement from the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Cook County Department of Health. Lab testing has confirmed a measles diagnosis for two of the children and test results for the remaining three are still pending.

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  15. Fire causes estimated $100,000 damage to Island Lake homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    ISLAND LAKE – Sparks could be seen over the roof of a one-story house on Lakeview Drive on Saturday evening as firefighters responded to a fire in Island Lake. The Wauconda Fire Protection District and other area fire departments responded around 7 p.m. Saturday to 3613 Lakeview Drive after receiving a report of black smoke coming from the home, according to a news release.

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  16. Lake in the Hills organization provides comfort with mini horsesRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    In this Nov. 13, 2014 photo, patient Emily Pietsch spends time with Mystery one of two miniature horses from 'Mane in Heaven' that made a visit to the pediatric unit at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Mystery and Lunar, small as big dogs, are equines on a medical mission, to offer comfort care and distraction therapy for ailing patients.

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  17. Pedestrian struck, killed by Metra train north of Cary depotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    CARY – A pedestrian was fatally struck by an inbound Metra train shortly after 6 a.m. Friday, a Metra spokesman said. The identity of the pedestrian and the circumstances surrounding the incident are not known at this time, spokesman Michael Gillis said.

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  18. Man convicted of slaying 7 in Palatine restaurant receives lawsuit payoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    CHICAGO – A former handyman serving life in prison for the murder of seven people at a suburban Chicago restaurant has been paid nearly $225,000 in damages by Cook County. James Degorski was punched on the same day he was jailed in 2002 on murder charges in the 1993 killings at a Browns Chicken and Pasta restaurant in Palatine.

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