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  • Greece imposes capital controls, banks to remain shut

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece’s five-year financial crisis took its most dramatic turn yet, with the cabinet deciding after an eight-hour session that Greek ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • McHenry County Bicycle Advocates works on filling trail gaps, raising awareness

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Eberhard Veit caught up to Todd Nelson as he was riding his bike from his home in Cary to his job in Barrington one summer six years ag ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • On the Record with: Prairie Ridge High School grad, U.S. Coast Guard cadet Michael Brachmann

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Michael Brachmann’s ship has come in. With a host of academic and athletics achievement under his belt, the recent Prairie Ridge High S ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Court ruling makes Chicago Pride parade 'a true celebration'

    CHICAGO – People filling streets and sidewalks for Chicago's annual gay pride parade said Sunday's event was particularly meaningful – and an even big ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • 2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured after other killed

    MALONE, N.Y. – A three-week manhunt that began when two convicted murderers staged a brazen prison break involving stolen power tools and hacksaw blad ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • McHenry County Garden Walk to feature waterfront gardens, dragonfly habitat

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An annual garden walk will showcase nine unique gardens, including one that faces the Fox River, a dragonfly habitat and a pond garden.
    June 29, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • McHenry County Hispanics add to record population speaking English

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Leticia Castanon concentrated on the difference between the words “must” and “should” scribbled on a white board in a McHenry County Co ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Crystal Lake man killed in motorcycle crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Illinois State Police on Monday identified a 41-year-old Crystal Lake man who died after losing control of his motorcycle early Sunday ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Detour: Paving work progressing on Route 176

    • ROUTE 176: Work to repave Route 176 between Routes 14 and 47 is substantially complete, but work proceeds on the Route 14 intersection. Prepare for ...
    June 28, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • McHenry Country Fair to feature country, bluegrass music plus family-friendly activities

    McHENRY – Bluegrass, country and folk music will round out the city of McHenry’s Country Fair at the Colby-Petersen Farm.
    June 28, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Centegra to offer free skin cancer screening in McHenry, Algonquin

    McHENRY – Centegra Health System will offer free skin cancer screenings five times between now and November.
    June 28, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Exploration backpacks available to borrow at Glacial Park in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Examining different turtle shells, reading stories and making crafts are all part of turtle-centric adventures at the Lost Valley Visitor C ...
    June 28, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Lake in the Hills receives praise for financial reporting

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills is part of an “elite group” in its financial soundness, according to the accounting firm that worked with the vi ...
    June 28, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Grant to help fund Woodstock student-designed walkway at conservation area

    WOODSTOCK – A walkway designed and produced by Woodstock High School students is one step closer to being completed with a $8,971 grant from ComEd and ...
    June 28, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Charity honoring Cary-Grove graduate who died of cancer to host 5K

    CARY – Haley M. Lichter, the Cary-Grove graduate who died of brain cancer in January, might be gone physically, but her family is working to keep her ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:18 am
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