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  • Crystal Lake Library having free movie showings, children storytimes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Movies, story times and hands-on science programs are some of the programs being offered this month at the Crystal Lake Public Library.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Crystal Park District offers wagon rides through Sterne's Woods

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Wagon rides through Sterne's Woods followed by an evening around a campfire can be arranged through the Crystal Lake Park District this ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Woodstock, McHenry Feed My Starving Children organizers seek donations, volunteers

    A group of McHenry County residents is trying to raise $110,000 to provide more than 500,000 meals for starving children across the world.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry County group renting out weed wrenches to fight buckthorn

    WOODSTOCK – In an effort to help residents get rid of invasive plants such as buckthorn, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is renting out ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Library card campaign to start in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Public Library is focusing on getting residents signed up for library cards this month.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • McHenry schools were on soft lockdown after bomb threat

    McHENRY – A soft lockdown on McHenry schools was lifted after McHenry police investigated a bomb threat called in Monday morning, according to a news ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Crystal Lake police investigating possible stabbing in Coventry subdivision (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are investigating a physical altercation – possibly a stabbing or slashing – that injured two males in a Crystal La ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Algonquin man accused of lighting wife's closet on fire after she files for divorce

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin man intentionally set fire to his wife’s closet in an attempt to burn her clothes, prosecutors said in court documents chargi ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • McHenry police reports for Aug. 31, 2015

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 31; Last Titanic lunch menu going to auction

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 6:31 am
  • Dense fog advisory expires in McHenry County

    A dense fog advisory the National Weather Service issued Monday morning for McHenry County has expired.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidence

    WASHINGTON – The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persi ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge

    SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank – The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultra ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Malaysian PM pours scorn on huge rally demanding he quit

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak poured scorn Sunday on a huge two-day rally that brought together tens of thou ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Hurricane Ignacio weakens as it moves closer to Hawaii

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii – Greg Colden, a farmer on Hawaii's Big Island, said he is most worried about the damage that more rain and sustained winds could ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
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