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  • Email: Hillary Clinton campaign tried to move back Illinois primary

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton's campaign tried to move the Illinois presidential primary to a later date, believing it might stop momentum for a modera ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Berg: Property taxes force Illinoisans to move out of their homes

    Pardess Mitchell is watching her community crumble.She and her husband have lived in Lake County for ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • Endorsements: McHenry County Board District 5: Michael Skala and Alex Wimmer

    Four people, including one incumbent, are running for two seats to represent District 5 on the McHenry County Board.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: McHenry County Board District 6: James Kearns, Mary McCann

    Four candidates are running to fill two open seats representing McHenry County Board District 6. Republican incumbent Mary McCann is joined on the bal ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Developer seeks approval for housing complex in unincorporated Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A public hearing about a proposed housing development in unincorporated Huntley continued Wednesday, with residents voicing concern about a ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Wells Fargo CEO is out as bank grapples with sales scandal

    NEW YORK – Wells Fargo's embattled CEO John Stumpf is stepping down as the nation's second-largest bank is roiled by a scandal over its sales practice ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Melodie Gliniewicz's lawyers argue charges are too vague

    WAUKEGAN – An attorney said he will argue that the charges filed against the widow of a discredited Fox Lake police officer are so vague that they are ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • 'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Nicole to pummel Bermuda

    HAMILTON, Bermuda – The British territory of Bermuda hunkered down overnight as Hurricane Nicole rapidly strengthened into a major Category 4 storm an ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Centegra offers free cancer screening event for women

    McHENRY – Centegra Health System will offer a free women’s screening event from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 22 at the Centegra Sage Cancer Center, 4305 Medica ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Business Champion Award winners deserve thanks

    Congratulations to all of the 2016 Business Champion Award recipients, announced Wednesday evening at the McHenry County Economic Development Corp.’s ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • River that gave life to North Carolina town now tears it apart

    LUMBERTON, N.C. – A day after fleeing from the swollen Lumber River, the residents of this down-but-not-quite-out former mill town waded into the swir ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Small Iowa town a window into hunger problem in rural U.S.

    STORM LAKE, Iowa – Storm Lake, Iowa, appears the picture of economic health, a place where jobs are plentiful, the unemployment rate hovers near 3 per ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • New allegations of sexual assault emerge against Trump

    PUEBLO, Colo. – Several women levied allegations of sexual assault against Donald Trump on Wednesday in a series of interviews, adding to the already ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Fire official: Woodstock-area crash sends 3 people to hospital

    WOODSTOCK – Three people were taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash Wednesday morning, a fire official said.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Local anti-tax group protests in Chicago, gets chat with governor's staff

    About 45 McHenry and Lake County residents braved a cool and occasionally rainy day Wednesday to protest in downtown Chicago for lower taxes.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:07 am
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