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  • Turning Point Radiothon seeking bands, car show participants

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After falling just short of its $100,000 fundraising goal last year, Turning Point is looking to turn up the volume at its annual Radio ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Cary townhouse damaged by fire

    CARY – A kitchen fire left a townhouse uninhabitable, the Cary Fire Protection District said.Firefig ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • McHenry County College receives security camera upgrade

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Whether faced with a dangerous storm or potential violent threat, McHenry County College police officers can now have eyes on the situa ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • First minority elected to lead McHenry County Bar

    There’s a cultural shift afoot within the McHenry County Bar Association. For the first time in the ...
    July 7, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • Nonprofits’ contraceptive cases next for justices

    WASHINGTON – How much distance from an immoral act is enough?That’s the difficult question behind th ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Algonquin Road crash restricts traffic for almost an hour

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Southbound traffic on Pyott Road was closed and traffic on Algonquin Road was reduced to one lane in each direction after a two-ve ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Huntley man charged with battery to an officer

    A Huntley man is accused of aggravated battery to an officer, according to the Chicago Police Department.
    July 6, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Creditors face deadline for bankruptcy plan vote

    DETROIT (AP) — The most anticipated vote in Detroit this summer isn't for a city office. Instead, ballots submitted by city retirees could determine h ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Raging California wildfire burns right up to homes

    WINTERS, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters saved about 40 homes in a rural Northern California neighborhood as a fast-moving blaze came dangerously close dur ...
    July 6, 2014 - 8:22 am
  • 2 police officers shot near Denver; suspect held

    DENVER (AP) — A man shot and wounded two suburban Denver police officers Saturday night when they went to his residence to check on his welfare, autho ...
    July 6, 2014 - 8:20 am
  • McHenry library to teach going green with composting

    McHENRY – Composting kitchen waste and recycling personal documents will be part of an upcoming Go Green Day at the McHenry Public Library.
    July 6, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Fox River Grove bans phosphorous in most fertilizers

    FOX RIVER GROVE – As a way of educating residents about the effects of phosphorous on the water stream, the village has decided to ban the use of phos ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Storms knock down some Ill. corn crops

    JOY – Most of Illinois' corn crop is considered strong this year, but farmers in western and north-central parts of the state may not fare so well aft ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Farmers call for immigration reform amid workforce woes

    Harry Alten remembers his dad hiring migrant farm workers decades ago. Fast forward more than a half ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Opposition to new Cary apartments still fighting

    CARY – Even though the Village Board has given its blessing to a proposed apartment complex at First and Pearl streets, there is still an active campa ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:26 am
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