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  • Algonquin taking proposals for purchase, relocation of Franke House

    ALGONQUIN — The village announced Tuesday it is accepting proposals for the purchase, moving and rehabilitation of the historic Franke House at 103 W. ...
    NEW: Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • Prairie Ridge High School hosts tech, trade fair for students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – More than 25 employers will be at Prairie Ridge High School on Wednesday to discuss with students career alternatives to a traditional ...
    NEW: Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Marengo City Council OKs new quarry development

    MARENGO – The Marengo City Council approved an annexation agreement and ordinances regarding rezoning land for a new quarry at their meeting Monday, C ...
    NEW: Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • VIDEO: Making paczkis at Swiss Maid Bakery in Harvard

    HARVARD — See paczki-making in action at Swiss Maid Bakery in Harvard. PHOTOS: Making Paczkis at Sw ...
    NEW: Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • McHenry County Epilepsy Foundation to expand traumatic brain injury services

    CRYSTAL LAKE — The McHenry County Epilepsy Foundation announced Tuesday it will begin offering brain injury health management services to McHenry Coun ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • Illinois bill would criminalize filming fights to put online

    SPRINGFIELD – The video posted on Facebook showed a 12-year-old on the ground while another boy tried to stomp him, with classmates standing by, circl ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:11 pm
  • Pope Francis briefs priests: Don't be smug, don't judge sinners

    VATICAN CITY – A specially-recruited group of priests received last-minute instructions from Pope Francis Tuesday before fanning out through the world ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Dog rescued in Crystal Lake gets emergency makeover

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When 5-year-old shih tzu-mix Meeko arrived at On Angels Wings Pet Rescue the staff knew the spirited little guy was loved.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • CASA of McHenry County to host Little Black Dress fundraiser in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of McHenry County will host the fourth annual Little Black Dress fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 18, ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 1:19 pm
  • Huntley District 158 returns students to Leggee Elementary after evacuation

    HUNTLEY – All students from Leggee Elementary School are returning to class after the building was evacuated because of a smell of what was suspected ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sent Congress his eighth and final budget on Tuesday, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of ini ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Bernie Sanders, John Kasich win 1st votes in tiny New Hampshire community

    DIXVILLE, N.H. – Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesd ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Government health insurance report: Drop in uninsured in 8 states

    WASHINGTON – Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Snow showers could affect evening commute in McHenry County

    Snow showers with minor accumulations will continue through the day, producing brief but sharp reductions in visibility that National Weather Service ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 9; At least 8 dead in German train crash

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:31 am
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