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  • Metra will miss 2018 deadline for new rail safety technology

    CHICAGO – The Metra commuter railroad will miss a 2018 deadline for installing safety technology on all of its Chicago-area routes, but said Wednesday ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 sets kindergarten registration schedule

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kindergarten registration for Crystal Lake School District 47 has been scheduled for the 2016-17 school year.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Cary to get America's first drive-thru-only Burger King restaurant

    CARY – Burger King’s first drive-thru-only restaurant in the country will be opening in Cary this summer after the Village Board approved the project ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Woodstock OKs first phases of engineering for city's first roundabout

    WOODSTOCK – Construction could start for a roundabout at the five-way intersection at Lake Avenue, South Street and Madison Street in Woodstock as ear ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Athletic department serves as student success program, MCC president says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Lindsey Skinner didn’t know what she wanted to do after she graduated from McHenry West High School.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Wauconda man in custody after five hours barricaded in home

    WAUCONDA – A 26-year-old Wauconda man is in custody after he spent five hours barricaded in his trailer, police said.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:36 pm
  • Three-vehicle crash in Crystal Lake sends one to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A three-vehicle crash sent one person to the hospital Wednesday evening, a fire official said.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • Cary manufacturer Duraflex expands with new building

    CARY – A growing manufacturer in Cary is renovating a newly purchased 10,000-square-foot warehouse and office in the village, as it eyes adding anothe ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Algonquin library trustees consider $7 million main branch expansion

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library’s trustees will consider options for expansion this weekend after hearing a proposal that would add more ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Feb. 3, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:47 pm
  • Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow pleads not guilty

    FOX LAKE – The widow of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz pleaded not guilty to felony money laundering and misuse of charitable funds c ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake business owner sentenced for hiding $80K during bankruptcy

    ROCKFORD – A former Bull Valley man and Crystal Lake business owner was sentenced to nine months in federal prison for hiding more than $80,000 in ass ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Flint crisis reaches Capitol Hill, and it's a blame game

    WASHINGTON – Government officials tangled on Wednesday over who was to blame for the crisis in Flint, Michigan, that allowed lead-contaminated water t ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:56 pm
  • CVS Pharmacy opens in McHenry

    McHENRY – A new CVS Pharmacy in McHenry formally will introduce itself to the community on Saturday, promising to deliver an array of health services ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Districts adds info meetings on tax referendum

    ALGONQUIN — The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District has added informational meetings for voters to learn about the district's upcomin ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:52 pm
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