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  • Miller: How will Trump factor affect Illinois legislative races?

    Presidential candidates set the turnout. That’s the race voters care about the most by far, so everybody else who’s running down-ballot essentially ha ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 3:06 pm
  • Crystal Lake Ambutal building demolished

    A crew from Alpine Demolition worked Monday to tear down the site of the former Ambutal health care facility at 4900 S. Route 31 in Crystal Lake.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • McHenry County revokes Plum Tree National Country Club's liquor licenses

    HARVARD – Plum Tree National Country Club’s liquor licenses have been revoked after noise complaints from neighbors and other license violations.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Advocate Health Care to break ground on new site in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Advocate Health Care plans to build an 18,000-square-foot outpatient center at 13900 Quality Drive, just north of Interstate 90 and Route 47 ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year

    NEW YORK – Caterpillar said Monday that CEO and Chairman Doug Oberhelman will retire from the company next year and will be replaced as CEO by Jim Ump ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Donald Trump says his own party being 'naive' about voter fraud

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump lashed out on Monday at Republicans who have tried to tone down his rhetoric about election fraud, calling his own party's l ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Woodstock police: Crystal Lake guitar instructor, convicted sex offender operated illegally

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was arrested after he allegedly taught guitar lessons to several students younger than age 18 and was prohibited from d ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Begalka: No trick to Halloween, just old-fashioned fun

    Kids still trick-or-treat, but a lot has changed over the years as far as Halloween is concerned. The witch, skeleton, tramp and ghost costumes of the ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of Oct. 17

    Monday, Oct. 17McHenry City Council: 7 p.m., McHenry City Hall, 333 S. Green St.Tuesday, Oct. 18Algo ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Editor's Desk: Illinois voters must decide on road tax lockbox amendment

    A reader emailed me late last week asking me about a constitutional amendment that will be on all Illinoisans’ ballot Nov. 8.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • McHenry Public Library offers scholarships for Career Online High School program

    McHENRY – McHenry Public Library is offering residents a chance to earn their high school diploma and obtain a career certificate through a new progra ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • McHenry County libraries gear up for National Novel Writing Month

    Local libraries are gearing up to support aspiring writers as National Novel Writing Month approaches.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Metra proposes $1.06 billion budget for 2017

    Metra proposed a $1.06 billion budget Friday that would provide $781.2 million for operating costs and $279.5 million for capital improvements in 2017 ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • N.C. GOP office burned, graffiti sprayed nearby

    HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – A local Republican Party office in North Carolina was torched by a flammable device and someone spray-painted an anti-GOP slogan ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • McHenry man killed in weekend motorcycle crash in Walworth County

    LYONS, Wis. – A McHenry man was killed in a weekend motorcycle crash in southern Wisconsin, authorities said Sunday.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:48 am
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