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  • Online Education: The Growing Trend in Virtual Classrooms

    Busy lives, non traditional work schedules, kids and even second jobs can put a huge constraint on those wishing to attend college during the day. For ...
    June 25, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake City Council takes a look at private roads

    CRYSTAL LAKE – William Halter has been looking for a solution to his subdivision's roads for seven years now.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Supreme Court health care subsidies ruling relieves consumers; GOP states remain critical

    MIAMI — Thursday's Supreme Court ruling validating federal health insurance subsidies for nearly 6.4 million Americans had consumers breathing a sigh ...
    June 25, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoes Illinois budget, cites $4 billion deficit

    SPRINGFIELD — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed the bulk of the Illinois budget Thursday that the Democratic-controlled Legislature sent him, increa ...
    June 25, 2015 - 2:04 pm
  • McHenry County residents: Weigh in on religion

    A new study shows the share of U.S. Christians has dropped 7.8 percentage points in the last seven years, while the group of Americans who identify as ...
    June 25, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Crystal Lake Regal Showplace theater upgrades with king-sized recliners

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Moviegoers in Crystal Lake now can experience the big screen with their feet up.Regal ...
    June 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Huntley buys land for new entrance to McHenry County visitors center

    HUNTLEY – The village of Huntley has bought a 16,000-square-foot plot of land from Dean Foods, according to recently released information about area r ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Missing McHenry man not located in Island Lake private pond (with video)

    ISLAND LAKE – Police will continue searching for a missing McHenry man after they said a nearly four-hour search for him Thursday in private ponds in ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • McHenry Public Library to be closed July 3, 4 for Independence Day

    McHENRY – The McHenry Public Library will be closed Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, for the holiday.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District seeks input on splash pad hours

    CRYSTAL LAKE – As the splash pad at Woodscreek Park's Crystal Castle turns on this July, the Crystal Lake Park District is looking for feedback on whe ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Crystal Lake Main Beach reopens after closing for elevated bacterial levels last week

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Main Beach has reopened after elevated bacteria levels closed it Friday. Staff from t ...
    June 26, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • U.S. Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies: The latest

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. (All times Central)
    June 25, 2015 - 12:52 pm
  • Crystal Lake Independence Day parade to feature bag pipes, tumbling teams

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Led by a former Crystal Lake marching band director, the annual Independence Day parade will follow its traditional 1.8-mile route.
    June 27, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • McHenry County Fourth of July events

    The following Fourth of July events and fireworks are taking place in McHenry County. Dates, times and locations are subject to change or cancellation ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Lake in the Hills home struck by lightning

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills resident is missing a piece of his roof after firefighters said lightning struck his home early Thursday.
    June 26, 2015 - 12:10 am
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