« All Towns

  • Johnsburg takes Ed Reeves Invite title

    MARENGO – Johnsburg junior Sam Blankenship was thrilled at going 3 for 3 in his individual events at Saturday’s Ed Reeves Invitational Track and Field ...
    April 19, 2014 - 7:14 pm
  • McHenry County farmers wait for warm weather

    Farmers across McHenry County have their tillers and tractors ready, as they wait for warm and dry enough conditions to begin planting crops and put b ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Photos: Long winter puts area farmers behind

    Farmers across McHenry County have their tillers and tractors ready, as they wait for warm and dry enough conditions to begin planting crops and put b ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Harvard plans to leave BNC for Kishwaukee River Conference

    HARVARD – Harvard will join Marengo in submitting its plans to leave the Big Northern Conference when BNC principals hold their Board of Control meeti ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:47 am
  • Harvard chooses football, wrestling coaches

    Harvard is set to hire two coaches to replace retiring Hall of Fame football and wrestling coach Tim Haak at its District 50 school board meeting Wedn ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Huntley's Amanze Egekeze leads 'Home' All-Stars to victory

    HEBRON – Huntley’s Amanze Egekeze waited to check in with 5:00 remaining when he got a message from Marian Central coach Curtis Price.
    April 14, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Marengo's Taylor Carlson sparks 'Home' All-Stars' basketball victory

    HEBRON – Marengo’s Taylor Carlson picked a most opportune time to score all of her seven points for the "Home" squad in the McHenry County Area All-St ...
    April 14, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Marengo speedster Jarrell Jackson misses track meet for good reason

    Marengo sophomore Jarrell Jackson had every intention of returning Saturday to the scene of his school-record run from Tuesday.
    April 13, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Cary-Grove boys win own track invitational

    CARY – When Cary-Grove’s Brad Wolter handed off to Michael Saxon for the third leg of the 4x400-meter relay, Saxon was in fourth place, about 20 meter ...
    April 13, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Inside Track and Field: Huntley's Boos, Marian's Dowell Athletes of Week

    Boys Track and Field Athlete of the WeekConnor BoosHuntley, jr.Boos won the 200 meters and was third ...
    April 11, 2014 - 6:55 pm
  • Marengo police reports for April 10, 2014

    • Gary A. Shogren, 40, 100 1/2 S. State St., Unit R, Marengo, was charged Wednesday, March 26, with domestic battery.
    April 10, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • MCCD organizes family-friendly events

    WOODSTOCK – Birds, composting and fallen trees are the topics of upcoming McHenry County Conservation District programming.
    April 9, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Marengo's Rogutich ready to fly

    Regardless of what Adam Rogutich is doing, fighting gravity likely is involved.On the basketball cou ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Baseball insider: McHenry's Robert Nagel athlete of week

    Athlete of the WeekRobert NagelMcHenry, SeniorNagel picked up two wins, both in relief pressure situ ...
    April 7, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Marengo man charged with more than 10 sex assault felonies

    WOODSTOCK – A Marengo man is being held on a $250,000 bond after being charged with multiple counts of felony sexual assault against a child.
    April 8, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Marengo woman hurt after car hit by truck

    LAKEWOOD – A 29-year-old Marengo woman was taken to Centegra Hospital-Woodstock after her car was struck Friday by a semitrailer at the north intersec ...
    April 5, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Maney gets replacement glasses, saves Marengo win

    MARENGO – Marengo senior second baseman Brent Maney was forced to sit for a couple innings against Crystal Lake Central when his glasses just broke an ...
    April 3, 2014 - 12:44 am
  • MCCD budget makes cuts ahead of expected revenue shortage

    WOODSTOCK – Abandoned programs, scaled back capital improvement plans and shorter visitor center hours are on the table as the McHenry County Conserva ...
    April 3, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Funeral arrangements set in weekend fatal crash

    WOODSTOCK – Funeral arrangements for a Woodstock man who died over the weekend in a single-vehicle crash are set for later this week.
    April 1, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Marengo police reports for March 31, 2014

    • Lynn A. Benson, 58, 419 S. State St., Marengo, was charged Wednesday, March 19, with drug paraphernalia possession and marijuana possession.
    April 8, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • Woodstock man dies in Marengo crash

    MARENGO – A 31-year-old Woodstock man was killed early Sunday morning in a single-car crash in Marengo.
    March 31, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Construction starts on Prospect Street in Marengo

    MARENGO – Prospect Street will be reduced to a one-way road until early fall after construction began this week on a $2.88 million project that adds t ...
    March 27, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Baseball preview: Huntley's Mark Skonieczny full-time catcher

    Mark Skonieczny possesses skills that offered Huntley’s baseball team some versatility the past two seasons.
    March 24, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Marian Central's Curtis Price Northwest Herald Boys Basketball Coach of Year

    Curtis Price remembers a handful of text messages he received in October.Basketball practice was a f ...
    March 22, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • All-BNC East boys basketball team announced

    BOYS BASKETBALLAll-Big Northern Conference East DivisionFirst TeamBurlington Central: Reed Hunnicutt ...
    March 22, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all NWH instances for analytics purposes.

    Video of crews battling structure fire in Crystal Lake

    More videos »

    Reader Poll

    Should school districts be required to post teachers' contract details before voting on them?