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  • Study: Rotting trees caused mysterious holes in huge dunes

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Mysterious holes that forced the closure of a massive dune at an Indiana national park after a 6-year-old boy fell into one and nea ...
    June 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Policy positions draft reflects Sanders’ influence

    ST. LOUIS – A draft of the Democratic Party’s policy positions reflects the influence of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign: endorsing steps to bre ...
    June 26, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Centegra offering tours of new Huntley hospital July 7

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System is inviting community members to tour Centegra Hospital-Huntley,Sel ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police switching to Nixle for emergency alerts

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village police have partnered with Nixle to implement a Community Notification System to alert residents about localized emergency ...
    June 26, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Economic woes cause drop in number of Illinois boaters

    OTTAWA – Thousands of boaters are still active on Illinois waters, but their numbers have declined significantly over the past several years due to th ...
    June 26, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Algonquin Mathnasium partners with PTA

    ALGONQUIN – Joining forces, Mathnasium and the National Parent Teacher Association will work collectively to administer STEM education.
    June 25, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • McHenry offering tree replacement program in fall

    McHENRY – This fall the City of McHenry is starting a tree replacement program for residents who lost trees lost to the emerald ash borer.
    June 25, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Lake in the Hills pursuing funding for Lakewood Road bike path

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village will apply for the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Grant Program to try to get funding for a bike path along Lakew ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Lake in the Hills sets July 18 public hearing to repeal zoning ordinance restricting non-retail businesses

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Village Board has scheduled a public hearing on July 18 to discuss text amendments that would repeal a recently passed ordinan ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • McHenry County again casts symbolic vote opposing prevailing wage rates

    WOODSTOCK – For a third straight year, the McHenry County Board cast a symbolic vote against accepting the state’s prevailing wage rates.
    June 25, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Alden-Hebron School District 19 closes purchase of land owned by board president’s father-in-law

    HEBRON – Alden-Hebron School District 19 has purchased nearly 80 acres of land from a landowner with family ties to the school board.
    June 25, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Talia Pavia String Academy expected to be newest tenant in Woodstock’s Old Courthouse

    WOODSTOCK – A new tenant may soon be filling a space in Woodstock’s Old Courthouse.The Woodstock Cit ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Party leaders weigh in on a Walkup/Franks board chairman race

    Two political known quantities are running for a race in uncharted territory – the first-ever race for a popularly elected McHenry County Board chairm ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Congo volcano brings farmers rich soil, eruption threat

    GOMA, Congo – Hacking away in the midday sun, 49-year-old farmer Daniel Lazuba remembers vividly his life before one of Africa’s most active volcanoes ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Scientists send coral reef plea to Australia

    HONOLULU – As the largest international gathering of coral reef experts comes to a close, scientists have sent a letter to Australian officials callin ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:10 pm
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