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  • Danville schools may ban sweets, pizza at parties, fundraisers

    DANVILLE (AP) — School board members in Danville are expected later this month to consider prohibiting pizza, cupcakes, cookies and other foods consid ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:49 am
  • MCCD offers Weekend of Restoration at Glacial Park in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – The McHenry County Conservation District’s award-winning Weekend of Restoration program will explore the history of the Civilian Conservati ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • MCC to host info sessions on paralegal degree

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering eight-week paralegal classes in the fall.Informati ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Lakewood to mark Arbor Day with tree planting

    LAKEWOOD – The village’s Arbor Day celebration will feature the planting of a red maple at the intersection of Haligus and Conley roads.
    April 14, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • McHenry Public Library will open late Friday

    McHENRY – The McHenry Public Library, 809 Front St., McHenry, will open late at noon Friday because of a morning staff in-service session.
    April 14, 2015 - 9:45 am
  • Probation, 10-year registry ordered in Wonder Lake sex offense

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake man received a two-year term of probation after pleading guilty to charges that he had sexual contact with a minor.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • New superintendent named for Marian Central Catholic High School

    WOODSTOCK –  Marian Central Catholic High School will have a new top administrator when longtime Superintendent Tom Landers retires this summer.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged with robbing Super 8 motel

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 21-year-old Crystal Lake man was charged with the armed robbery of a Super 8 motel Saturday afternoon, Crystal Lake police said.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Correction

    In a story published on A1 of Saturday’s edition about the 50th anniversary of the Palm Sunday tornado, Ed Ozog’s name was misspelled.
    April 13, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Rauner resists extending medical marijuana program for now

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants the state's medical marijuana program to be thoroughly reviewed before a decision is made on whether to ext ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Ex-guards get lengthy prison sentences for Iraq shootings

    WASHINGTON – Rejecting pleas for mercy, a federal judge on Monday sentenced former Blackwater security guard Nicholas Slatten to life in prison and th ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Killer Jodi Arias gets life term with no chance for release

    PHOENIX – The nearly seven-year legal saga of Jodi Arias ended Monday as a judge sentenced her to life in prison for killing her ex-boyfriend and the ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Police search for ex-college student in campus shooting

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. – A 20-year-old former community college student fatally shot a campus print shop director who had recently fired him, just as his old ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Rubio tells supporters he is running for White House

    MIAMI – Sen. Marco Rubio entered the presidential race Monday by offering the nation a younger generation of leadership that breaks free of ideas “stu ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Final juror cuts continue in Colorado theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The months-long process of selecting a jury in the Colorado theater shooting case is nearing its end, the judge said as the pool o ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:44 pm
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