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  • MCC to offer welding boot camps in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Welding boot camps offered by McHenry County College cover basic welding techniques and terminology, how to read blueprints and safety iss ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Cary seeking volunteers for Main Street Fest

    HUNTLEY – The public can see firsthand Advocate Medical Group’s new outpatient center in Huntley during an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • U.S. offers $10 million in grants for railroad crossing fixes

    BILLINGS, Mont. – U.S. transportation officials on Wednesday offered $10 million in grants for states to upgrade highway-rail crossings and tracks in ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Officials begin process of dissolving Belleville Township

    BELLEVILLE TOWNSHIP – Officials in a southwestern Illinois community have cleared the first hurdle in dissolving the 130-year-old township.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • West Nile virus claims 2 lives in Illinois this year

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials have confirmed two deaths from West Nile virus this year. Health officials say the deaths are a reminder that the mos ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

    WASHINGTON – Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats cl ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Police search area in Volo, Lakemoor

    VOLO – A large police presence with K9 units and at least two helicopters shut down much of the area around Route 12 and 120 in Volo and extending int ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Override of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's AFSCME arbitration veto falls short

    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner won a legislative victory Wednesday evening when the Illinois House failed to override his veto of a bill aimed at limiti ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Vigil for slain Fox Lake police officer filled with memories, tears

    FOX LAKE – Joseph Gliniewicz was somebody to everyone, his wife told the hundreds gathered at Lakefront Park on Wednesday night to honor the Fox Lake ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Video: Family arrives at vigil for slain Fox Lake police officer

    FOX LAKE — Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's family arrives at the vigil for the slain police off ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Northwest Herald website wins Local Media Association national awards

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Northwest Herald's online site, NWHerald.com, recently won numerous national awards, including first place for best overall local n ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary School District 26 OKs Oak Knoll lease agreement; adopts budget for 2015-16

    CARY – With the school district's blessing, Foundations Montessori School now is set to open in the formerly vacant Oak Knoll school building in Cary.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Crystal Lake man wanted after police incident turns himself in

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man whom police were pursuing Tuesday after a dispute that resulted in hours of neighborhood police activity turned hims ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Former Woodstock middle school principal accused of stealing from PTO

    WOODSTOCK – The former principal of Northwood Middle School in Woodstock has been charged with two counts of theft over $500 and one count of forgery.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Vigil planned for slain Fox Lake police officer as manhunt continues

    FOX LAKE – A day after losing one of its own, the community of about 10,000 people and supporters will gather to honor a fallen police lieutenant.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:02 am
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