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  • McHenry County Planit 10: Kite Fest, art events, improv and more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) ORSON WELLES CENTENNIAL FESTIVAL FINAL EVEN ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Theater review: 'Sense and Sensibility' world premiere captivates

    Note to readers: This is an occasional theater column. Reviews of productions will be written by various members of area theater companies, as well as ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Farmers Market: 20 weeks in Downtown Crystal Lake

    Farmers Market in Downtown Crystal Lake begins Saturday, June 6th and continues each Saturday for 20 weeks until mid-October in Depot Park. This award ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Mildew can grow in A/C system

    Q. The ventilation system on my Infiniti G35 smells like a musty basement when I start the car and occasionally smells when the air conditioning is on ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • Doctor group seeks to clear confusion in cancer screening

    WASHINGTON — Mammograms at 40 or 50? Every year or every other year? What's the best colon check?Scr ...
    May 18, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Tips will reduce allergies while gardening

    Allergies can put a serious crimp in gardening: A runny nose, itchy eyes, or a wheezing and persistent cough can drive allergy sufferers indoors durin ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • MCDH: Protect yourself against tick-borne illness

    As the weather warms and we start to enjoy our outdoor activities, we must remember to protect ourselves from ticks.
    May 15, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • Spring pastels can fill homes with elegance

    After a long winter, the pastel colors of spring look pretty appealing right now. Cheerful pastel pinks, yellows, greens and blues can seriously brigh ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Atwater: Support available for adult children of alcoholics

    “Bob” rarely finished anything. He needed to clean the garage, but he would start and get sidetracked organizing the tools or going through old boxes ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • Cheap Headlight Bulbs Can Be A Hassle

    Q. We have a 2004 Buick Ranier on which I have had to replace the low beam headlamps a total of five times -- three on right and two on left -- over t ...
    May 15, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Fair Diddley, Railway Days, mom comedy and more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) 47TH ANNUAL FAIR DIDDLEY WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Woodstock's Orson Welles' Centennial to feature one-man 'Rosebud' play

    There’s only one Orson Welles, and Erik Van Beuzekom has never considered himself an impersonator of the legendary filmmaker, actor and innovator.
    May 14, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Gary Lang Auto Group turns 32

    A trip to the gas station would only cost you $1.24 per gallon. E-mail didn’t exist, but y ...
    May 13, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Atwater: True sobriety needs time, work to take hold

    Mr. Atwater: I’ve proved to myself and my family several times over that drinking and drugging is not something I can do without a whole lot of troubl ...
    May 8, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Review: Genesis takes aim at European sedans

    Hyundai has rolled out an all-new Genesis this year with the hope of convincing luxury sedan buyers there is an alternative to spending big bucks on a ...
    May 8, 2015 - 9:19 am
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