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  • McHenry County Board to re-vote on taking health care grant after outcry

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board is calling a do-over on its vote last week to reject a state grant to pay for counselors to help people get insur ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Lakemoor to be on lookout for drunken drivers on Halloween

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor police will be stepping up their enforcement on Halloween. The department will ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School students get say in District 155 lunch menus amid federal restrictions

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Monday was a rare treat for Kenny Demann and students at Crystal Lake South High School as they had a say in an increasingly stringent ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • At least 2 injured in Homer Glen after Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm hayride trailer tips

    HOMER GLEN – At least two people were injured Monday afternoon when a tractor rolled over at Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Illinois governor candidates agree on Ebola quarantine

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner agree on imposing a quarantine on people returning from West Africa who might hav ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • Illinois officials clarify Ebola quarantine policy

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois health officials took pains Monday to distinguish the state's approach to Ebola from that of New York or New Jer ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Jacobs High School Performing Arts Boosters host holiday craft fair Saturday

    ALGONQUIN – The Jacobs High School Performing Arts Boosters will host their annual “Holiday Spectacular Arts and Craft Fair” on Saturday.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Huntley Area Public Library plans 25th anniversary event for Nov. 7

    HUNTLEY – Village President Chuck Sass recently declared Nov. 7 “Huntley Area Public Library Day” to coincide with the library’s open house event cele ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • 14th District candidate making Crystal Lake stop

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fourteenth Congressional District candidate Dennis Anderson is making a stop in town with a week to go before the Nov. 4 election.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • 2 St. Anne, Kankakee men killed in weekend shootings

    KANKAKEE (AP) — Weekend shootings in Kankakee County have claimed the lives of two local men.Police ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting: 3rd Washington student dies

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A 14-year-old girl died two days after a student opened fire inside a Washington state high school, raising the death toll in the ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Poland to move 1,000s of troops east because of Ukraine conflict

    WARSAW, Poland — Poland will move thousands of troops toward its eastern borders in a historic realignment of a military structure built in the Cold W ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • First U.S. Ebola victim to die: Could more have been done for Thomas Eric Duncan?

    DALLAS — When Thomas Eric Duncan became the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, his relatives with roots in virus-ravaged Liberia knew ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • New York, New Jersey governors stress home quarantine for Ebola workers

    NEW YORK — State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for medica ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Illinois Ebola quarantine meant to 'quell fears'

    CHICAGO — Illinois officials say a mandatory home quarantine announced Friday for travelers from three West African nations won't be used for medical ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 am
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