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  • Woodstock OKs first phases of engineering for city's first roundabout

    WOODSTOCK – Construction could start for a roundabout at the five-way intersection at Lake Avenue, South Street and Madison Street in Woodstock as ear ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Athletic department serves as student success program, MCC president says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Lindsey Skinner didn’t know what she wanted to do after she graduated from McHenry West High School.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Wauconda man in custody after five hours barricaded in home

    WAUCONDA – A 26-year-old Wauconda man is in custody after he spent five hours barricaded in his trailer, police said.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:36 pm
  • Three-vehicle crash in Crystal Lake sends one to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A three-vehicle crash sent one person to the hospital Wednesday evening, a fire official said.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • Cary manufacturer Duraflex expands with new building

    CARY – A growing manufacturer in Cary is renovating a newly purchased 10,000-square-foot warehouse and office in the village, as it eyes adding anothe ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Algonquin library trustees consider $7 million main branch expansion

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library’s trustees will consider options for expansion this weekend after hearing a proposal that would add more ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Feb. 3, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:47 pm
  • Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow pleads not guilty

    FOX LAKE – The widow of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz pleaded not guilty to felony money laundering and misuse of charitable funds c ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake business owner sentenced for hiding $80K during bankruptcy

    ROCKFORD – A former Bull Valley man and Crystal Lake business owner was sentenced to nine months in federal prison for hiding more than $80,000 in ass ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Flint crisis reaches Capitol Hill, and it's a blame game

    WASHINGTON – Government officials tangled on Wednesday over who was to blame for the crisis in Flint, Michigan, that allowed lead-contaminated water t ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:56 pm
  • CVS Pharmacy opens in McHenry

    McHENRY – A new CVS Pharmacy in McHenry formally will introduce itself to the community on Saturday, promising to deliver an array of health services ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Districts adds info meetings on tax referendum

    ALGONQUIN — The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District has added informational meetings for voters to learn about the district's upcomin ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Woodstock School District 200 Education Foundation to host fundraiser at Starline Factory

    WOODSTOCK – A board trustee for the Woodstock Community School District 200 Education Foundation thinks a change in venue will bring more attendees to ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 4:43 pm
  • McHenry teens accused of kidnapping boy in plot to recover stolen pot

    McHENRY – Three 19-year-old men from McHenry allegedly kidnapped a 14-year-old boy in what police said was a plot to persuade the boy’s 13-year-old fr ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Fox River Grove man charged with DUI after crashing into building with girl in van

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Fox River Grove man was charged with driving under the influence and endangering the life of a child after he drove 4 feet into a bui ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:47 am
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