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  • Court docs: murder victim shot 2 years before she was found

    WOODSTOCK – William J. Ross on Tuesday made his first courtroom appearance since being charged with first-degree murder, more than six months after a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Adams Steel Service opens new facility in McHenry

    Adams Steel Service Inc., 2022 S. Route 31, McHenry, recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new facility with the McHenry Area Chamber of Co ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Some McHenry County governments feeling road salt pinch

    Highway and public works departments statewide are scrambling to secure supplies of road salt after learning that a number of them were dropped from I ...
    July 28, 2014 - 1:08 am
  • McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 6.1 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The unemployment rate in McHenry County fell to 6.1 percent in June, a post-recession low, according to preliminary figures from the U. ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Official Heating & Cooling buys Biewer in Elgin

    McHENRY – Official Heating & Cooling plans to expand further into the Elgin market after buying Biewer Heating & Air Conditioning Co.
    July 22, 2014 - 5:28 pm
  • Stella's Place opens in McHenry

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the opening of Stella’s Place, 1720 Richmond Road, McHenry, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. P ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • State law requires certain percentage of housing to be 'affordable'

    Construction workers along Congress Parkway in Crystal Lake carry long boards in and out of future residences as they put the final touches on a set o ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • McHenry police reports for July 15, 2014

    • Amanda N. Joosten, 24, 7421 Birch Drive, Wonder Lake, was charged Tuesday, June 17, with retail theft.
    July 15, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Section of McCullom Lake Road to temporarily close again

    JOHNSBURG – A section of McCullom Lake Road will be closed again this Thursday for pavement patching.
    July 15, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Bates: Coping with stress is part of the job

    Managing Fiesta Days is stressful.It is a high-risk event beset with conditions out of my control. T ...
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry golfers 2nd at Rockford Pro/Am

    It’s not everyday that one gets to learn from a professional golfer. It’s also a rare occasion that someone gets to compete with and against one.
    July 15, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Stateline SHRM to discuss stigmas in hiring

    McHENRY – Stateline SHRM will host a breakfast program titled “Breaking Barriers: HR’s Role in Supporting the McHenry County Community Needs.”
    July 14, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Applebee’s reopens in McHenry after remodel

    Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1700 N. Richmond Road, McHenry, recently reopened after being remodeled. The group celebrated with a ribbon-cutti ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letizia Financial Group opens in McHenry

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Letizia Financial Group, 1307 N. Green St., McHenry. Pictured ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • For the Record: McHenry County business incorporations, licenses and commercial sales

    Gathered as of July 10 by Record Information Services ( of Kaneville, a company that compiles public record information from Coo ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New Italian restaurant opens in McHenry

    McHENRY – A picture of Rose Savanelli hangs behind the counter at her son’s new restaurant.The newly ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Volunteer Center to host nonprofit training

    McHENRY – The Volunteer Center McHenry County and The McHenry County Community Center Foundation will start a six-session Nonprofit Boot Camp at 9 a.m ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:22 pm
  • Changing habits have retailers seeking new strategies

    McHENRY – Many small businesses are falling behind in the era of e-commerce.“The world is spinning s ...
    July 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Congressional candidate to hold McHenry town hall

    Dennis Anderson, the Democratic candidate for the 14th Congressional District, is holding a town hall meeting next week in McHenry.
    July 3, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Franklinville Road Bridge to close Tuesday for replacement

    Drivers that take Franklinville Road between Route 176 and Kunde Road will have to take another route starting Tuesday while the Franklinville Road Br ...
    July 3, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Bates: Fiesta Days helps keep the chamber strong

    As July approaches, I am often asked this question: Why does the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce produce an event on the scale of Fiesta Days?
    June 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
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