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  • Borrowing from 401(k) to pay mortgage has its risks

    Q: I read something a year ago about the possibility of paying off your mortgage with funds from a 401(k) plan without paying any penalty. Is that something that could happen? — M.R. A: Doubtful, said Rick Meigs, president of 401khelpcenter.com....
  • U.S. soldier from Barrington dies in noncombat incident in Kosovo

    U.S. soldier from Barrington dies in noncombat incident in Kosovo
    An Army staff sergeant who had an address in Barrington, Ill., at the time that she enlisted 11 years ago was killed last week in a noncombat-related incident in Kosovo, military officials said Tuesday. Staff Sgt. Heidi Lynn Ruh, 32, was assigned to...
  • Illinois officials find problem with remap petition

    I was shocked to read about the remap petition and that election officials are finding problems with the signatures of the petition that would put them out of a job. Who wouldn’t want to approve a voting measure that would threaten his or her own...
  • Deer falls from overpass, lands on family's van

    Deer falls from overpass, lands on family's van
    A West Dundee woman driving down Interstate 90 near Barrington didn’t have much of a chance to avoid the deer that crashed into her family’s van over the Memorial Day weekend. It came from above. “We’re two exits from home, and...
  • Boys track | Fremd, Palatine primed for success in state finals

    Boys track | Fremd, Palatine primed for success in state finals
    Prospect boasted an individual state champion, discus thrower Erin Reese, and finished ninth as a team at the girls Class 3A state track meet in Charleston, Ill., last weekend. The Fremd and Palatine boys teams hope do similar damage in Charleston...
  • Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: April 22

    Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: April 22
    The following items were taken from police reports: Lake Zurich •A Lake Zurich resident reported on April 14 that $11,000 in unauthorized charges were made on a credit card. •A 33-year-old Wauconda man was arrested April 14 at 11:31 p.m....
  • Des Plaines residents briefed on I-90 project at town meeting

    Des Plaines residents briefed on I-90 project at town meeting
    With the first 37 miles of the Interstate-90 rebuilding and widening project completed in the west, workers have moved on to the eastern stretch encompassing Des Plaines, Illinois Tollway representatives announced at a recent town hall meeting. That...
  • County to spend highest total yet on road projects

     County to spend highest total yet on road projects
    With winter finally waning, Lake County residents soon will need to watch for detours and closures caused by new and uncompleted road projects. The county will spend $170 million on roads this year, the largest annual expenditure for transportation in...
  • Barrington motorcycle crash kills west suburban man

    Barrington motorcycle crash kills west suburban man
    A 19-year-old man died after the motorcycle he was riding crashed this afternoon in northwest suburban Barrington, authorities said. Joseph Masino, of the 9200 block of Primrose Court, was pronounced dead at 3:39 p.m. at Advocate Lutheran General...
  • Controversial Cook County forest preserve buy is largest in 45 years

    Controversial Cook County forest preserve buy is largest in 45 years
    As drivers top the crest of Algonquin Road in Barrington Hills, they’re treated to a rare sight in the Chicago area: a sweeping vista of horses grazing on rolling hills, groves of trees lining the horizon. The verdant expanse of land that makes up...
  • 2 injured in head-on crash in north suburban Long Grove

    2 injured in head-on crash in north suburban Long Grove
    Two people were injured Sunday morning in a head-on collision in north suburban Long Grove, said officials. The head-on crash happened shortly after 8 a.m. on Hicks Road about one-quarter mile north of Lake Cook Road, according to a press release from...