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  • Delays expected as paving starts in McHenry along Route 31, Bull Valley Road

    McHENRY – Drivers can expect delays along Route 31 and Bull Valley Road as paving starts, the engineering firm warns.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 2:10 am
  • Reinventing Yourself Can Lead to Higher Pay

    Whether you’re underemployed or looking to change occupations, career experts say your first step should be training. A certificate or degree can ofte ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Lake in the Hills economic development efforts to target auto dealerships

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's new economic development coordinator has sights set on new business, namely new automotive industry business, per th ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 2:10 am
  • Cecil the lion: Zimbabwe says American killer's extradition being sought

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot wi ...
    July 31, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately.
    July 31, 2015 - 9:21 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 31; Cecil the lion's killer sought

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 31, 2015 - 6:33 am
  • Crystal Lake Public Library to show movies, tell stories

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Story times, concerts, crafts and movies are being offered at the Crystal Lake Public Library.
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lake in the Hills police to host National Night Out event

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department will host an upcoming event to take a stand against crime and promote safety in the commun ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Transgender activists happy to call McHenry County home

    In the wake of Caitlyn Jenner’s high-profile coming out and acceptance speech at the ESPY Awards, as well as transgender feature stories in major nati ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • McHenry County communities notice recent jump in mosquitoes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A sudden spike in the mosquito population has some municipalities ramping up efforts to control the biting nuisances.
    July 30, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • August concert at Glacial Park to feature The Jeff Trudell Band

    RINGWOOD – An outdoor concert featuring the talents of The Jeff Trudell Band is set for Aug. 7.Origi ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Rescuers hope for 'best-case scenario' for boys lost at sea

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Mustering hope for a "best-case scenario" in the face of countless unknowns, search crews braced for a seventh day and night a ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Congress passes 3-month highway, transit aid patch

    WASHINGTON – Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before t ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death, choose successor

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of p ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Wing part could help solve what happened to MH370

    SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion – A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation's greatest myste ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:48 pm
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