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  • In Congress, income inequality comes with breakfast, lunch

    WASHINGTON – Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to workers in the Capitol. It’s their life.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Pilot to fly solar plane across Pacific for 5 days, 5 nights

    BEIJING – A pilot said Sunday that he is anxious but excited about flying a solar plane solo from China to Hawaii on the longest leg of the first atte ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • On the Record with: Crystal Lake School District 47 STEM teacher Emily Schaefer

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Emily Schaefer’s classroom is loud.It’s the first thing a lot of visitors notice, the ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • Rauner agency privatization idea raises oversight concerns

    CHAMPAIGN – Gov. Bruce Rauner says his plan to privatize the state’s economic development agency will improve job creation in Illinois. But similar pl ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Residential construction project planned in Marengo

    MARENGO – A local construction company later this year plans to build homes and duplexes in Marengo, marking a renewal of residential construction sel ...
    May 4, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Still strong in Huntley, Johnsburg, but school journalism programs are dwindling

    At Cary-Grove High School, gone are the days of having students type their bylines to see them in print later that month.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Hazardous weather outlook issued for McHenry County

    The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for several areas, including McHenry County.
    May 3, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • Meat Loaf cancels appearance at Illinois State Fair

    SPRINGFIELD – Meat Loaf has cancelled his appearance this summer at the Illinois State Fair just days after it was announced.
    May 3, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash, fire official says

    HUNTLEY – A motorcyclist was flown to Advocate Condell Medical Center with serious injuries after a crash Saturday afternoon, a fire official said.
    May 2, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County College to host plant sale

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, hanging baskets of flowers and container gardens will be on sale at McHenry County College.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Detour: Road work has started in Lakewood

    • ROUTE 14: Plans call for rebuilding and widening Route 14 from West Lake Shore Drive in Woodstock to just south of Crystal Lake Avenue. While the pr ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Shah Center in McHenry to host seminars for small businesses

    McHENRY – A lineup of offerings aimed at small business owners includes a new seminar on how to manage an online reputation as customers post reviews ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Cary Park District seeks commissioner to fill vacancy

    CARY – A vacancy on the Cary Park District Board will soon open up with the departure of longtime commissioner Bill Harvey, according to the district.
    May 2, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • New amplified telephone available free to those with hearing loss

    SPRINGFIELD – A new amplified telephone is now available at no cost for people with hearing loss and speech disabilities.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer course on OSHA standards

    McHENRY – A 30-hour course on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s general industry class will be offered at McHenry County College’s S ...
    May 2, 2015 - 11:56 pm
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