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  • Thanksgiving week to see mild temps, rain

    Melting snow as a result of mild temperatures, in addition to expected rainfall, should make for a wet Thanksgiving week.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Algonquin garage fire caused by candle, fire officials say

    ALGONQUIN – A garage fire that caused $5,000 to $10,000 in damage is believed to have started because of a burning candle, an Algonquin fire official ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Swing state Colorado mulls universal health care proposal

    DENVER – A new plan for government-run health care that covers everyone is coming from a surprising corner: Colorado, a politically moderate swing sta ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 7:31 pm
  • AP fact check: Most GOP candidates flunk climate science

    WASHINGTON – When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican conten ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Ted Cruz seeks to cast himself as the electable conservative

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Ted Cruz is among the most hated men in Washington, reviled by leaders of both parties as an ideological hard-liner loyal only to t ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • Near record-setting storm dumps more than a foot of snow on McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A week ago, it was 60 degrees out.Today, there is more than a foot of snow on the gro ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Citizens Utility Board to host utility bill clinic in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A free clinic coming up in Johnsburg is designed to help residents save on their utility bills.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry Public Library to close early ahead of Thanksgiving

    McHENRY – The McHenry Public Library will close early the day before Thanksgiving and remain closed for the holiday.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Fox Lake to celebrate winter season with parade, tree lighting ceremony

    FOX LAKE – A parade will kick off Fox Lake’s tree lighting ceremony this November.The Illuminated Pa ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers private lessons to learn dance to song of choice

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Private classes to learn a special dance for a wedding, daddy-daughter dance or quinceañera will be offered in Crystal Lake.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Crystal Lake Library looks at hiring construction manager ahead of public input

    CRYSTAL LAKE – As the Crystal Lake Library looks toward a possible November referendum, its board is building a team to help it plan and
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Cary OKs contract with Turning Point for social worker to work with police

    CARY – The Village Board approved a contract with Turning Point, Inc., that will bring a social worker to the village one day a week and asked the pol ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Fox River Grove tries to capture new growth in tax levy proposal

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village anticipates the total amount of money it will collect in property taxes will be about $8,000 higher than last year’s tot ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Huntley rejects proposal to open veterinary clinic on Route 47

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board rejected a request for a special use permit for a veterinary clinic along Route 47 in a 4-1 vote last week, saying they wa ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Paris attacks rooted in Brussels bring question: Why Belgium

    BRUSSELS – The family homes of the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks and one of the suicide bombers stand only a few blocks apart in the Belgi ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:49 pm
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