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  • Fans raising money for statue of beloved NIU mascot Diesel

    DeKALB – After the Northern Illinois University’s football team won its game at Purdue in 2009, it took Huskies fans Bob Smith and Tom Bonnevier about ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Hope of Illinois budget agreement before deadline dims

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers signaled Monday they won’t have a budget deal before a key deadline, leaving the state hurtling toward another fiscal ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • PHOTOS: Memorial Day

    McHenry County residents and veterans came out on Memorial Day to celebrate loved ones who died while serving the nation.
    May 31, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Family Alliance in Woodstock to hold caregiver conference

    WOODSTOCK – Family Alliance Comprehensive Care Services will hold a conference for caregivers.The ev ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Woodstock Recreation Department to host 39th Challenge Run, pool party

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Recreation Department will host the 39th annual Woodstock Challenge Run and pool party June 11.
    May 31, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Woodstock restaurant, bar reopens under new name at former Tequilaville location

    WOODSTOCK – After being closed for about two months, the former Tequilaville restaurant has reopened as Corner Pub & Grille under one of its previous ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Nonprofit group visits Woodstock to help determine use for Old Courthouse, Sheriff's House

    WOODSTOCK – People in Woodstock are motivated to find a solution on how to use the Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House, Wendy Holmes said, but the city ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Dog dies in Fox Lake fire, firefighters say

    FOX LAKE – One of three dogs in a single-family home died after a structure fire in Fox Lake, a fire official said Monday night.
    May 31, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Memorial Day events honor fallen soldiers throughout McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Six-year-old Leia Fisher of Crystal Lake knows what Memorial Day is all about. “It’s ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • McSweeney resolution seeking study of lead in state water moves forward

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers are commissioning a report from the state's Environmental Protection Agency in an effort to better monitor lead level ...
    May 30, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Senate overrides veto override of Chicago pension break

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate has voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of legislation that would reduce city payments to Chicago's police an ...
    May 30, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • President Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama challenged Americans on Memorial Day to fill the silence from those who died serving their country with l ...
    May 30, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office investigating possible hit-and-run in Hebron area

    HEBRON – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible hit and run that occurred Sunday afternoon, according to the village of Hebro ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner, lawmakers remain deadlocked on budget; time is short

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers will spend Memorial Day in the state Capitol trying to fashion their first state budget in two years as the end-of-se ...
    May 30, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Illinois House passes bill that would bar new county board members from receiving IMRF pensions

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House unanimously passed legislation Monday that would prohibit newly elected county board members from receiving pensions ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:09 am
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