Light Snow
32°FLight SnowFull Forecast
Prairie Ridge Football State Champions Commemorative Book

News

  • Washington police kill suspect, rescue children in Tacoma standoff that left officer dead

    SEATTLE – A Washington state police officer responding to a domestic violence call was fatally shot and his fellow officers still were “taking fire” a ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:33 am
  • Death toll from wildfires increases to 11

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. – Crews discovered the remains of three more people as they searched the rubble of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and busi ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:30 am
  • Donald Trump salutes Carrier – and himself – for saving jobs in Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself Thursday at a Carrier plant in Indiana, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant op ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:30 am
  • Poll: Only about 1 in 4 wants Trump to repeal health care law

    WASHINGTON – Only about 1 in 4 people in the United States wants President-elect Donald Trump to entirely repeal his predecessor's health care law tha ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:27 am
  • Crystal Lake HVAC company asking for donations for Home of the Sparrow

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Official Heating & Cooling is acting as a drop-off location for nonprofit organization Home of the Sparrow starting Saturday.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:23 am
  • 'Years of Living Dangerously' viewing party to take place Dec. 8 at MCC

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Nonprofit organization Citizens’ Climate Lobby will be the focus of next week’s episode of National Geographic’s “Years of Living Dange ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:23 am
  • Crystal Lake teen identified as pedestrian killed by train in Cary

    CARY – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office has identified the person killed by a train Tuesday evening as a 17-year-old boy from Crystal Lake.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:21 am
  • 2 charged in Algonquin motorcycle crash that killed Crystal Lake man

    ALGONQUIN – Two have been charged with a variety of driving under the influence of alcohol charges after October’s fatal Route 31 crash, Algonquin pol ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:20 am
  • Plans for Woodman's grocery store in Lakemoor move forward

    LAKEMOOR – Plans for a Woodman’s Food Market at the intersection of Routes 120 and 12 are moving forward, Lakemoor Mayor Todd Weihofen said.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:09 am
  • Crystal Lake man gets probation on child pornography charge

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Crystal Lake man to probation after he admitted to possessing child pornography.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Patrick Kenneally sworn in as McHenry County state's attorney

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office officially has its top position filled with Thursday’s swearing in of Patrick Kenneally.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • President-elect Donald Trump visits Carrier plant; Indiana offers $7 million in incentives for Carrier to stay

    INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself Thursday at a Carrier plant in Indiana, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant op ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Requests for U.S. jobless aid rose last week, but still low

    WASHINGTON – More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. But claims are still at low levels that point to greater job security.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Don't retire these Christmas song classics

    Crabby Editor Eric Olson used this space on Monday to bemoan all of the Christmas songs he wishes would just go away – holiday tunes he claims should ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Students at Heineman Middle School in Algonquin raise money to build wells in Haiti

    ALGONQUIN – Heineman Middle School sixth-grade students are working to raise $6,700 to build wells in Haiti.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Watch Now

    Reader Poll

    Do you have an old TV set or computer that needs to be recycled?
    Yes
    No