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  • McHenry County school districts tweak teacher training

    CRYSTAL LAKE – School started a little early across McHenry County for many new teachers, both just out of school and new hires from other districts.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Dog-focused Bark-a-Paw-Looza in Woodstock's Park in the Square fundraiser Sunday

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock resident Jennifer Schneider and her family have fostered and found a home for 19 dogs.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Historian to discuss Chicago mob at McHenry County College

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College will host Barry Bradford, nationally recognized speaker and award-winning historian, who will present “Capone an ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Fox River Grove District 3 recognized for environmentally friendly efforts

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Fox River Grove School District 3 recently has received recognition for efforts to create a more environmentally friendly community.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Algonquin considering sharing water systems with Carpentersville

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin is considering an intergovernmental agreement that would allow connections from its water system to that of Carpentersville.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Woods Creek Tavern to open in former Lake in the Hills Applebee's location

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills residents will have a brand new option for American comfort food come Monday.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • McHenry County Board will hear township consolidation task force's final report

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board on Tuesday will hear the limited final report of a task force convened to examine referendums to consolidate the ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Dense fog expected in McHenry County

    McHenry County could experience dense fog Saturday night.According to a hazardous weather outlook is ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 7:27 pm
  • Carpentersville woman accused of using knife to slash boyfriend, his truck's tires

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A 26-year-old Carpentersville woman faces felony charges after police said she slashed her boyfriend with a kitchen knife Thursday.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Fundraisers set for McHenry family of premature twins

    McHENRY – Magnus Fowles turned 1 month old without his twin brother, Finn.Magnus and Finn were born ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • GOP’s tough talk doesn’t square with US-China relationship

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it: Spurred by the stock marke ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Europe’s migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea

    VIENNA – Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note

    Well, that was exciting. Days after China threw the biggest scare into Wall Street in years, U.S. stocks have come surging back and ended the week Fri ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Dominica prime minister says Erika leaves 20 dead

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – A weakening Tropical Storm Erika drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Friday after leaving a trail of dest ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina

    NEW ORLEANS – Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region wher ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:20 am
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