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  • Prairie Grove School District 46 awarded $7,222 grant to get LED lights

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 has been awarded $7,222 to replace broken and inefficient light fixtures at Prairie Grov ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry County College offering Animal CPR, First Aid class for future veterinarians

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Those interested in becoming pet-care professionals might be interested in taking McHenry County College’s Animal CPR, First Aid and Ca ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • Metra to expand capacity on all lines for Women’s March on Chicago

    Metra trains will have expanded capacity on all lines Saturday to accommodate people traveling to the Women’s March on Chicago. 
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:02 am
  • Route 14 crash sends 2 to hospital, police say

    HARVARD – Two people were sent to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a crash north of Harvard, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Aimee Knop said.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • Crystal Lake Rib House, On Target Range team up for inauguration party

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local barbecue restaurant and a neighboring gun range are teaming up to throw a party celebrating Friday’s inauguration.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry police promote new commander, sergeant at City Council meeting

    McHENRY – The promotion of two McHenry police officials and a liquor license transfer highlighted Monday’s McHenry City Council meeting.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • Coroner IDs Woodstock 76-year-old killed by Metra train

    WOODSTOCK – A 76-year-old man from Woodstock was identified as the person killed by a Metra train Sunday.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:51 am
  • Italy crews work through night after avalanche hits hotel

    FARINDOLA, Italy – Rescue crews who reached the four-star mountain resort on skis found only eerie silence Thursday after a huge avalanche flattened t ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • N.Y. lawsuits blame social media in terror attacks

    NEW YORK – The families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and Israel are blaming social media companies including Facebook and Twitter f ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • University of Illinois trustees endorse plan to increase enrollment

    CHICAGO – University of Illinois' board of trustees on Thursday endorsed an ambitious plan from the system's president to increase enrollment by nearl ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Registered sex offender accused of playing Santa in Huntley

    WOODSTOCK – A former substance abuse counselor and convicted sex offender formally denied a charge Wednesday that accused him of playing Santa Claus f ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • McHenry County road salt usage average this winter despite milder January weather

    Most of McHenry County’s public works departments are in a good position to have enough road salt to last the winter.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Black Americans weep for Obama era, uncertain futures

    WASHINGTON – On the night in 2008 when Barack Obama was elected the country’s first black president, many black Americans wept.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Doctors consider allowing 41st President George H.W. Bush to breathe on his own

    HOUSTON – Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush for pneumonia considered Thursday whether to take out a breathing tube while his wife, Ba ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • U.S. bombers strike 2 Islamic State camps in Libya

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, killing more than 80 fighters in an unusual mission ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:43 am
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