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  • Crystal Lake to install energy-efficient equipment at wastewater treatment plant

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The replacement of one turbo blower at one of the city of Crystal Lake's wastewater treatment plants with an energy efficient model has ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • McHenry County Board ratifies new stormwater ordinance

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved a rewrite of its Stormwater Management Ordinance that authors said makes it simpler and more user-friend ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Illinois House overrides veto of FOIA legislation

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House has voted to override Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of legislation that allows governments to charge higher fees for large pu ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Wonder Lake dredging stops for the year

    WONDER LAKE – During the summer, a barge with a white shelter sat on the west bay of Wonder Lake. The dredging machine had a cutter in the water to br ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Colonel Palmer House to host holiday festivities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 1858 Colonel Palmer House will be decorated in holiday splendor and ready for holiday-themed festivities and activities.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • NBC scraps Bill Cosby television project after sexual assault allegations

    NEW YORK – NBC says it has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a Cosby proje ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 1:26 pm
  • Woodstock Blue Lotus Temple to host interfaith Thanksgiving service

    WOODSTOCK – The annual FaithBridge Community Interfaith Thanksgiving service will be Sunday at Woodstock’s Blue Lotus Temple and Meditation Center.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office police reports for Nov. 19, 2014

    • Jason T. Huber, 30, Wonder Lake, was charged Tuesday, Oct. 21, with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Mike Frerichs pulls off slim win in Illinois treasurer's race

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Sen. Mike Frerichs won the state treasurer's post by about 9,600 votes after Republican opponent Tom Cross conceded the hard-fo ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • McHenry police reports for Nov. 19, 2014

    • Edward G. Seaberg, 30, 111 Pine St., Carterville, was charged Monday, Sept. 15, with disorderly conduct.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Obama plan won't grant immigrants federal benefits

    WASHINGTON – As many as 5 million people in the country illegally would be spared from deportation and made eligible for work permits but not entitled ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Prep now to avoid cold later

    Winter officially runs from December 21 through March 19, and furnaces will be running before, during and after this season which some meteorologists, ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

    It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets.JetBl ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • St. Charles Filling Station owner acknowledges liquor license violation

    ST. CHARLES – The owner of The Filling Station Pub & Grill pleaded guilty Monday to a liquor license violation that involved a minor being served alco ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Police: Miss Honduras, sister apparently killed

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Two bodies believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:37 am
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