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  • Photos: Aug. 2 storm hits McHenry County

    Reader and staff submitted images of McHenry County severe weather. Send yours with your name and town to tips@nwherald.com
    NEW: Aug. 3, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • McHenry County College's Shah Center to offer Quickbook training

    McHENRY – Small businesses owners looking for an introduction to the QuickBooks accounting software have an option this fall in McHenry.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • MCC offers adds web development classes to online offerings

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Registration is open for online classes on a variety of topics such as medical billing, accounting and food nutrition.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • McHenry County storm damages trees, power lines; Lake County tornado confirmed

    A severe thunderstorm that tore through McHenry County caused little destruction other than toppling trees and power lines, officials assessing damage ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 3, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • McHenry County Board to help ease workforce network's pain over lack of state budget

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board plans to give the county’s workforce agency some financial breathing room in the wake of the ongoing state budget ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Colorado theater shooting jury keeps death penalty as option

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James H ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Arlington Heights man killed in motorcycle crash between Crystal Lake, Cary

    A 50-year-old Arlington Heights motorcyclist died after he drove into the opposite lane of traffic and struck two vehicles Sunday between Crystal Lake ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Crystal Lake police ID Huntley teen who crashed into church

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Members of Crystal Lake's Hope Church are praying for the 19-year-old Huntley man who drove into their sanctuary as they wait to find o ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Party on, Abe: Illinois named top party school in the U.S.

    CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Video: Greenwood Township employees clear downed branches

    After severe storms rolled through McHenry County on Sunday night, Greenwood Township employees cleared downed branches in Wonder Lake.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • U.S. auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

    DETROIT – Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting stat ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • U.S. consumer spending edges up in June

    WASHINGTON – Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 3; Obama orders steeper cuts from power plants

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 7:49 am
  • Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes

    CHICAGO – Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:16 pm
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