51°FOvercastFull Forecast


  • 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
  • Crystal Lake motorcyclist killed in crash on Algonquin Western Bypass

    ALGONQUIN – A Crystal Lake man was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday evening that closed the Algonquin Western Bypass for several hours.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Koch brothers' network focusing on GOP Senate, not Trump

    FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. – To the Republicans in the red "Can't Afford Katie" T-shirts, it's as if Donald Trump doesn't even exist.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Pence: GOP ticket will 'absolutely' accept vote outcome

    WASHINGTON – Mike Pence said Sunday that he and Donald Trump will abide by “the will of the American people” on Election Day, and suggested that Trump ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Care4 Breast Cancer 5K draws hundreds to Woodstock in 16th year

    WOODSTOCK – Steve Simons sat on the polished wooden gym floor, pulled off one of his black Brooks running shoes and adjusted his sock.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Cary police reports for Sunday, October 16, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • Watch Now

    Reader Poll

    What's your prediction for the World Series?
    Cubs in four or five
    Cubs in six
    Cubs in seven
    Indians win