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  • Open-ended Gaza truce puts off tough issues

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel and Gaza’s ruling Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting – an uneasy deal that ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Faith Lutheran defeats Alden-Hebron

    Faith Lutheran played Alden-Hebron during Tuesday's volleyball match August 26, 2014 in Hebron. Faith Lutheran won, 2-1.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Finalist chosen to lead health department

    The McHenry County Board of Health has selected its candidate to supervise the health department. T ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • District 155 sets new ACT record

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The bar has been set for the Class of 2015 at Community High School District 155. As ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Cary accepting applications for Citizen's Police Academy

    CARY –The Cary Police Department is accepting applications for its next Citizen Police Academy. Cl ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

    WASHINGTON – Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreve ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • McHenry walk to raise money for poor

    McHENRY – Proceeds from an upcoming fundraiser will go toward helping those living paycheck to paycheck, helping avert eviction or utility shutoffs.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Oakwood Hills to reopen Tuesday with security in place

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Oakwood Hills officials confirmed Tuesday that Village Hall is scheduled to reopen to the public Sept. 2 with security measures in pla ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • MCCD event to showcase archeology

    RINGWOOD – Prehistoric people used atlatls to give their spears more power on big-game hunts. And v ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Registration open for Weekend of Restoration

    RINGWOOD – The oak woodlands of Glacial Park will be the focus of a restoration effort this coming October.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Fox River Grove District 3 planning budget with slight deficit

    FOX RIVER GROVE – School District 3 is planning an $8.1 million operating budget for this school year. The budget, however, has a projected slight def ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Defibrillator donated to Richmond Police Department

    RICHMOND –A fund established in memory of a 17-year-old girl who died of heart failure has donated another defibrillator to the Richmond Police Depar ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans

    CHICAGO – Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee com ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

    GENEVA – Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes — banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors — until mo ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:13 pm
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