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  • Huntley begins $2.7M process to upgrade wastewater treatment plants

    HUNTLEY – The village is in the planning stages of making improvements to its wastewater treatment facilities that will put equipment in compliance wi ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry County College schedules 2 Chicago trips for April

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College has planned two upcoming trips to Chicago.The first will be fr ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • MCCD to offer kid-friendly programs about animals in Ringwood, Cary

    RINGWOOD – The ways animals adapt, the ones that come out at night and the gross things they do will be explored as part of upcoming programs in Ringw ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of Feb. 8

    Algonquin Planning & Zoning Commission: 7:30 p.m., Ganek Municipal Center, 2200 Harnish DriveThe Hun ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • On the Record with: 'Pulpit Fiction' Podcast host, Crystal Lake pastor Eric Fistler

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Eric Fistler figured the only people who would listen to the podcast he started with a friend from seminary would be family and close f ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads

    NEW YORK – From a strange creature called "Puppymonkeybaby" to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to h ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • How fires have changed and what that means for firefighters and you

    Once a fire sparks in your home, you now only have between 180 to 240 seconds on average to get out – and that’s partially because of the material of ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary Village Board unanimously rejects cell tower proposed off Route 14

    CARY – The Village Board unanimously rejected a proposal to place a 150-foot telecommunications antenna on the property at 30 Route 14, citing concern ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Woodstock Mozart Festival to end after 29 seasons

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Mozart Festival is permanently closing after nearly 30 years in the community.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • 'Kung Fu Panda 3' tops Super Bowl weekend at box office

    NEW YORK – The Coen brothers’ “Hail, Caesar!” and the Jane Austen-monster mashup “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” trailed distantly behind “Kung Fu P ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • After Marco Rubio stumbles, other GOP candidates see opening in New Hampshire

    BEDFORD, N.H. – Marco Rubio’s uneven debate performance just days before Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary has emboldened a trio of governors seeking to ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Illinois school funding overhaul again faces long odds

    SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers of all stripes have pledged support in recent weeks for overhauling the state’s outdated school funding formula, a nearly 30-y ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Single bullet found at Huntley High School

    HUNTLEY – A round of live ammunition was found at Huntley High School, leading to a search of the building that uncovered no other items, the Huntley ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • North Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile test

    SEOUL, South Korea — For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapor" through ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Rescuers in Taiwan pull out survivors from earthquake rubble

    TAINAN, Taiwan — As anxious families waited nearby, rescuers on Sunday painstakingly pulled more survivors from the remains of a high-rise apartment b ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:07 am
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