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  • Illinois lawmakers propose biotechnology tax credits

    DECATUR – Two Illinois lawmakers have proposed a plan to offer tax credits to biotechnology businesses in hopes of boosting agricultural jobs in centr ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Oklahoma Republican stands by calling pregnant women 'hosts'

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A Republican lawmaker from southeast Oklahoma who described a pregnant woman as a "host" is standing by his use of the term, saying hi ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 5:56 pm
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Monday, February 13, 2017

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 4:28 pm
  • Let's get fancy: 7 superb fine dining spots in McHenry County

    Here are seven of the best fine dining restaurants in McHenry County, as voted on by readers in our Best of the Fox competition.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • Library of Congress store removes misspelled Trump poster

    WASHINGTON – An inauguration poster of President Donald Trump that included a misspelling in a quote has been removed from the online store of the Lib ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:34 pm
  • An indoor and outdoor pool: 25 photos of a $1.6 million home for sale in Crystal Lake

    Check out this $1.6 million home for sale in Crystal Lake. ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • McHenry Culver’s to host fundraiser for diabetes research

    McHENRY – The Culver’s in McHenry is partnering with JDRF Illinois to host a fundraiser Thursday to help raise money for type 1 diabetes research.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Pictures of the week

    Northwest Herald photographers and editors chose some of the most compelling images of the past week.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • MCC receives anonymous $10,000 donation for student veterans

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Friends of MCC Foundation recently received a $10,000 donation supporting a laptop and textbooks grant in McHenry County College’s ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • WWII bomb defused in Greece; 70,000 evacuees head home

    THESSALONIKI, Greece – Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki said an unexploded World War II bomb found under a gas station was defus ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Adele sweeps Grammys with 5 wins; Bowie gets 5

    LOS ANGELES – Although Adele flubbed during her live performance at the Grammys, she walked away the belle of the ball: She took home five awards Sund ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Trump, Trudeau to discuss women in workforce

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the workforc ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Thousands march in Mexico to demand respect, reject Trump

    MEXICO CITY – About 20,000 people staged a march through Mexico’s capital Sunday demanding respect for their country and its migrants in the face of p ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Social media fueling resistance to President Donald Trump

    NEW YORK – The revolution may not be televised – but it apparently will be tweeted. And Facebooked. And Instagrammed.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • New MCC scholarship available for McHenry County high school seniors

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering a new 60-credit hour tuition scholarship that will be made available to high school seniors at the s ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you think Roe vs. Wade should remain upheld?