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Where Are You Today?: 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

In the early morning hours of December 7, 1941, Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor Hawaii. Before the day was over, the Unites States lost airplanes, … Read more ›

McHenry County College in Crystal Lake commemorated the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 by placing close to 3,000 American flags in the campus cafeteria patio. (Lawerence Synett/Tribune)

MCC remembers Sept. 11

Students, faculty and staff gathered Wednesday at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11. The cafeteria patio near … Read more ›

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In their own words: TribLocal contributors reflect on 9/11

Sept. 11, 2001, dawned bright and clear, but before the day was out indelible memories had been etched into our collective consciousness. For the 10-year … Read more ›

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Piano History in Crystal Lake

There is an old piano in Crystal Lake with some ties to Chicago History. In particular to the Chicago Fire of 1871. The story that … Read more ›