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  • MCCD's Extreme Expedition event to take teens hiking, canoeing in Cary

    CARY – Bike rides, hikes and canoe trips soon will take teenagers across McHenry County.The McHenry ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer photography certificate

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Photo enthusiasts can turn their hobby into a profession with the help of McHenry County College’s continuing education department’s ne ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Registration open for McHenry County College youth soccer camps

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Registration is underway for McHenry County College’s newest youth camps.The college’ ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Pottery sale to raise money for McHenry County College art scholarships

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A sale of pottery – created and donated by a local potter and glazed and fired by McHenry County College students – is being held to su ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Fox River Grove Memorial Library offers program to prevent 'summer slide'

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The Fox River Grove Memorial Library is offering a program to help area students prevent summer learning loss.
    July 4, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Lake in the Hills Rockin' Ribfest needs more volunteers

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills’ annual Rockin’ Ribfest needs more volunteers to help with this year’s 10th anniversary event after a somewhat t ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155's pool agreement falls through

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The LifeTime Fitness corporate office won’t be signing off on an agreement that would have given Community High School District 155 swi ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • People celebrate Fourth of July at Crystal Lake Lakeside Festival, Main Beach

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Parades, firework shows and festivals took place throughout McHenry County during Fourth of July weekend, and some people tried to see ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Analysts: Greek government’s post-referendum future unsure

    ATHENS, Greece – Whether Greeks decide in Sunday’s referendum to accept their lenders’ bailout deal or reject it, the government’s hold on power may b ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Detour: Road work suspended for Fourth, but closures remain

    Road work is suspended for the Independence Day holiday, but watch for existing road and lane closures.
    July 4, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Narcan just one weapon against McHenry County heroin, opiate overdose deaths

    As area police departments make a push to carry Narcan, a drug that reverses the effects of an opiate overdose, statistics from the McHenry County cor ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Documents: Lakewood considered tax revenue sharing with sports complex

    LAKEWOOD – The top priorities of extending utilities to Routes 47 and 176, improving the intersection and reimbursing the village for its expenses are ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt

    LOS ANGELES – At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • America celebrates July 4 with parades, hot dogs, cold beer

    The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, naturalization cer ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Race to replace ex-Rep. Schock a classic GOP primary contest

    SPRINGFIELD – The race to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has shaped up as a classic Republican primary, pitting the son of a longtime Illinois ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:21 pm
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