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  • Illinois considers legalizing marijuana for a fiscal boost

    SPRINGFIELD – Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to l ...
    March 27, 2017 - 1:07 am
  • U.S. acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul

    BAGHDAD – An airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched ...
    March 26, 2017 - 8:38 am
  • Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstacles

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico ...
    March 26, 2017 - 8:34 am
  • Prepare for spring growing season with advice from Master Gardeners and professionals at Gardenfest 2017

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The snow has melted and the temperatures are bringing in the feel of spring. Your landscape might be looking a little bare, or maybe yo ...
    March 27, 2017 - 1:04 am
  • Former Fox River Grove resident Meg Fleming finds success as children’s book author in California

    Many have dreamed of picking up, moving out and following their passion. For most, that’s exactly what it is – a dream.
    March 27, 2017 - 1:05 am
  • Rebuilding reputation and village growth priority for Hebron, candidates say

    HEBRON – Growth and building up a reputable village image are top priorities for Hebron village president candidates Kimberly Martinez and Frank Beatt ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Agriculture day teaches Lundahl Middle School students about the importance of farming

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Seventh-grade students Will Hough and Alyssa Zagroba said they didn’t know a lot about farming before Friday.
    March 26, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Senior living development proposed for Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills trustees heard conceptual plans for a senior living development that would be located off Princeton Lane in the ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • McHenry County Jail now offers substance abuse recovery meetings

    WOODSTOCK – Inmates at the McHenry County Jail now are able to attend substance abuse recovery support meetings while in custody.
    March 26, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Authorities investigating Oakwood Hills domestic incident where woman was allegedly shot in the arm

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Authorities are investigating a domestic incident that occurred overnight Saturday which resulted in a woman allegedly being shot in t ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • MCC's nursing, EMT students work together on simulated emergencies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Emergency medical technician students at McHenry County College found a man complaining of back pain on Saturday.
    March 26, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Tens of thousands in London protest Britain's EU departure

    LONDON – Tens of thousands protested Saturday under sunny skies in London against plans for Britain to withdraw from the European Union.
    March 26, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Ex-CIA chief: Flynn's firm discussed removing cleric from US

    WASHINGTON – Former CIA Director James Woolsey has accused the Trump administration’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, of participatin ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • EU puts pen to paper, signs unity pledge on 60th anniversary

    ROME – With Britain poised to start divorce proceedings, the 27 remaining European Union nations put pen to paper Saturday in Rome to renew their vows ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • East African bloc: Members to allow Somali refugees to work

    NAIROBI, Kenya – East Africa’s regional bloc said Saturday that it gradually will allow the hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees sheltering in its ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:12 am
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