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  • Still no deal in McHenry District 156; teachers strike enters 7th school day

    McHENRY – Despite earlier optimism from both sides, Thursday's session at the bargaining table between the McHenry Community High School Educator's As ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:43 am
  • Lake in the Hills to host disc golf tournament for beginners, amateurs

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A one-day tournament will pit pairs against each other in three rounds of disc golf.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • The Land Conservancy of McHenry County to hold Ryder's Woods hikes

    WOODSTOCK – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is hosting hikes through Ryder's Woods, 651 Kimball Ave., Woodstock, for the next three months.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Environmental Defenders of McHenry County to hold Woodstock recycling drive

    WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will be holding a recycling drive for materials that are not collected in curbside recycling ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Prairie Grove District 46 seeking members of new facility review committee

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A second meeting will be held to form a new facility review committee in Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 after a scant f ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves guide book for appointees over code of conduct

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board officially chose the carrot over the stick when it comes to dealing with its many appointees to various boards an ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • 2 injured in 2-vehicle Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK – Two people taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash Thursday near Woodstock suffered injuries that are not life-threatening, McHenr ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Ex-Chicago Public Schools leader Barbara Byrd-Bennett charged with corruption

    CHICAGO – The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools will plead guilty in an indictment that alleges ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 board approved 4-year contract

    ALGONQUIN – Teachers in Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 will receive 4 percent raises for each year of a newly approved four-year c ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry crash between motorcycle, Pace minibus remains under investigation

    McHENRY – Police and suburban officials continue to investigate a crash involving a Pace minibus that sent a motorcyclist to an area hospital this wee ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdraws candidacy for speaker

    WASHINGTON – Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Hillary Clinton server hack attempts came from China, Korea, Germany

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server, containing an electronic inventory of some 55,000 pages of emails from her stint as secret ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • McHenry businesses offer homecoming alternatives after high school strike cancels events

    McHENRY – Local business owners will host events this weekend for McHenry Community High School District 156 students whose homecoming events were can ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Rupert Murdoch suggests Obama isn't 'real black president'

    NEW YORK – The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, issued an apology Thursday after he faced social media backlash followin ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Holiday sales seen rising 3.7 percent

    NEW YORK – Americans are expected to spend at a slower pace than last year during the crucial winter holidays, weighed down by sluggish wage growth an ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 8:42 am
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