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  • District 156 candidates discuss finances, teacher union at forum

    McHENRY – Three of six candidates for the McHenry High School District 156 Board took part in a forum Tuesday to give residents a summary of their goa ...
    NEW: March 3, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District Board asks for split of park impact fees

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The impact fees developers pay for parks have helped the Crystal Lake Park District make capital improvements.
    March 3, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • McHenry County Board remote attendance debate hinges on Open Meetings Act test

    WOODSTOCK – A fictional town on the Illinois Open Meetings Act test required of all state elected officials is the latest backdrop for the ongoing deb ...
    March 3, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Crystal Lake's Regal Showplace movie theater to get recliners in overhaul

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Regal Crystal Lake Showplace Stadium 16 is set for a renovation that will outfit its movie theaters with king-size recliners.
    March 3, 2015 - 5:32 pm
  • Bad barley crop not likely to affect McHenry County craft-beer industry

    A barley shortage caused by rotten weather last year likely won’t have locals crying in their beer over the price or availability of a locally brewed ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:26 pm
  • McHenry County residents could see warmer temperatures by weekend

    It seems the end of winter is near. McHenry County residents will face a couple more days of frigid ...
    March 3, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Search for Crystal Lake Central senior, 18, continues, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police are still trying to locate 18-year-old Adrian Salazar on Tuesday after he left home "despondent" on Sunday and has yet to return ...
    March 3, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • McHenry man denies child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man on Tuesday denied allegations that he possessed thousands of images of child pornography.
    March 3, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • Which Wich off to busy start in Crystal Lake (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Which Wich Superior Sandwiches has been consistently busy since it opened in Crystal Lake last week.
    March 3, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu assails Iran-nuclear talks in Congress address

    WASHINGTON — In a speech that stirred political intrigue in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that neg ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Former Neoga police chief dies after heart attack while shoveling snow from driveway

    NEOGA (AP) — A former police chief of the Neoga Police Department has died after suffering a heart attack while shoveling snow from his driveway.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Archdiocese of Chicago: Retired Cardinal Francis George admitted to hospital

    CHICAGO — Chicago's retired Cardinal Francis George has been admitted to the hospital for evaluation after he stopped treatment for kidney cancer more ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Status hearing set in Chicago for of Bolingbrook teen in Islamic State case

    CHICAGO — A Chicago-area man charged with trying to travel with his siblings to Syria to join the Islamic State group is scheduled to appear in court ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Lakemoor crash involves Libertyville school bus headed to Woodstock

    LAKEMOOR – More than 40 students were evaluated Tuesday after a crash involving a school bus, but fire officials said nobody required transport to a h ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Winter weather advisory for McHenry County expires

    A winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service has expired. Snow and ice accumulat ...
    March 3, 2015 - 3:46 pm
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