Partly Cloudy
40°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast


  • Despite heavy U.S. airstrikes, IS threat persists

    WASHINGTON – In measuring progress in the American-led air war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, numbers tell one story but results tell an ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Huntley Library basket raffle fundraiser running Nov. 20 through Dec. 15

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Public Library Friends Foundation will display prizes for its annual Holiday Basket Fundraiser from Friday through Dec. 15.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Food service chef opens Stucky's Bar and Grille in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg resident who since 2009 has helped make and deliver personalized meals as part of her chef service plans to bring a personal t ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Prairie Grove village property tax rate could fall next year, president says

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove residents could see the amount they pay to the village in property taxes fall next year.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Blaziers have blazed a trail in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – If you’ve lived in the Crystal Lake area for a while, you’ve probably met, or at least know of, Bob and Rosemary Blazier.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft hosts 3-day grand opening in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – The JoAnn Fabrics and Craft store will mark the opening of its new and larger location in Algonquin with a three-day grand opening special ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Crash into McHenry railroad crossing gate caused by seizure, fire official says

    McHENRY – A man was sent to the hospital after he had a seizure and crashed into a railroad crossing gate on Route 120 in McHenry Wednesday night, a f ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • Pedcor submits revised Cary site plan, might be OK'd for permits by year's end

    CARY – Weeks after losing an appeal regarding lot coverage calculations, Pedcor Industries has submitted a modified site plan for its proposed afforda ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Defense seeks to ban McHenry-area murder suspect's police interview

    WOODSTOCK – The defense attorney for a McHenry-area man accused of murdering his former girlfriend has asked a judge to bar statements he made to auth ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Hampshire woman killed in Elgin after being hit by vehicle on Route 31

    The Kane County coroner has identified a woman who was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Elgin.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • McHenry School District 156 approves 1.5 percent tentative levy increase

    McHENRY – McHenry Community High School District 156 is asking taxpayers for a total 2015 tax levy of $22.8 million, not including bond and interest, ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 board to keep 2015 tax levy flat

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After unanimously rejecting a proposal to ask for an increase in property tax dollars, the Community High School District 155 Board vot ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • Possible census changes could make whites a minority sooner

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The U.S. Census Bureau is considering changes to its race and ethnicity questions for 2020 that experts believe could make whites ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Cary Village Board approves 8-unit housing development on Haber Road

    CARY – The Village Board voted Tuesday to approve a revised plan for an eight-unit housing development at 400 Haber Road.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:53 am
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow asking judge to unfreeze bank accounts

    FOX LAKE – A hearing will be Friday on a motion from Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, asking for a judge to rem ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Watch Now

    Reader Poll

    Who is your least favorite Thanksgiving dinner guest?