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  • 14 places in McHenry County to take your kids this holiday season

    Check out 14 of our favorite places to take your kids of all ages in McHenry County during the holiday season.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Sexually transmitted disease testing available Thursday at MCC

    CRYSTAL LAKE – To recognize Dec. 1 as World AIDS Day, the McHenry County Health Department is offering testing for sexually transmitted diseases Thurs ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • District 300 families invited to take survey to improve student learning

    ALGONQUIN – Community Unit School District 300 parents, students and teachers can take a statewide survey to help improve the district’s learning cond ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Escaping Tennessee wildfires meant fleeing through hell-like landscape

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. – With flames dripping from tree branches and the air filled with embers, thousands of people raced through a hellish landscape as t ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Dress as Santa; run for charity

    Ever consider putting on a Santa costume and running for a good cause?Believe it or not, you could j ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Marian Central senior plans to run own gaming company after graduating

    WOODSTOCK – Some high school seniors might be struggling to figure out what they want to do as a career, but Marian Central Catholic High School’s Tyl ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Ohio State attacker stewed over treatment of fellow Muslims

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – A Somali-born student who carried out a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University stewed over the treatment of Muslims while appa ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Brazilian soccer team’s plane crashes in Colombia; 71 dead

    LA UNION, Colombia – Colombian authorities searched for answers Tuesday into the crash of a chartered airliner that slammed into the Andes mountains w ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Illinois panel backs gay couple in civil union complaint

    CHICAGO – A same-sex couple denied access to a Paxton bed-and-breakfast while planning their civil union ceremony has won another legal victory in a f ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Trump taps 'Obamacare' foe, champion of privatizing Medicare

    WASHINGTON – Reaching deep into conservative territory, President-elect Donald Trump chose Georgia Rep. Tom Price to oversee the nation’s health care ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Pedestrian killed by commuter train in Cary

    CARY – A commuter train struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday evening in Cary, according to a news release from Cary police.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • Richard Solarz named new Marengo police chief

    MARENGO – Richard Solarz has been named Marengo’s newest chief of police after 24 years with the department.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 6:59 pm
  • McSweeney, Franks warn of lame-duck tax increase, showcase opposing bills

    Two McHenry County lawmakers said they will consider it a success if the separate bills they have filed in Springfield during the last days of session ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Coroner identifies Woodstock man killed in crash at Route 20, Harmony Road

    The Kane County Coroner’s Office has identified the 54-year-old Woodstock man killed in a crash last week as John Burke, also known as John Dimauro.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Crash near Marengo kills 29-year-old Elgin man

    A 29-year-old Elgin man died Monday after a two-vehicle crash near Marengo. About 7:05 p.m., police ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:52 am
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