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  • Russia's ambassador Vitaly Churkin to United Nations dies in New York City at 64

    NEW YORK – Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country's interests as he spar ...
    NEW: Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:47 pm
  • Early voting ongoing leading up to Algonquin, Grafton, Nunda township primaries

    Republican voters in Algonquin, Nunda and Grafton townships can vote early right up to their Feb. 28 primaries.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:06 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this past week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:57 am
  • Vice President Mike Pence tries to reassure anxious Europeans on U.S. support

    BRUSSELS – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and it ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp

    DACHAU, Germany – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • State Police commander willing to beat the streets

    COLLINSVILLE – Timothy Tyler knew it wasn’t time to sit around the office.When a surprise freezing r ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:51 am
  • Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever

    NEW YORK – Ketchup maker and packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has withdrawn a $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the mayonnaise, te ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Trump's revised travel ban targets same Muslim-majority countries

    WASHINGTON – A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and e ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Wauconda Business & Community Expo coming up Saturday

    WAUCONDA – The Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business & Community Expo on Saturday.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Johnsburg District 12 holding kindergarten orientation in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Johnsburg School District 12’s pre-kindergarten and kindergarten enrollment process will start with an Orientation Night on March 21.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Lake in the Hills receives $63,000 grant for playground renovations

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – With the help of a $63,000 grant, the Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department plans to completely remodel the playground ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • MCDH accepting nominations for 2017 McHenry County Green Awards

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Department of Health is inviting people to submit nominations for the 2017 McHenry County Green Awards.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office receives $17,500 grant for AEDs, training

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office received a $17,500 grant from the McHenry County Community Foundation for equipment and training, the ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry County website to make ordinance lookup easier

    WOODSTOCK – Trying to find a particular ordinance on the McHenry County government website can be like trying to navigate a maze.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Fox Lake Polar Plunge to make a splash for Special Olympics Illinois

    FOX LAKE – The Village of Fox Lake is inviting the community to “Take the Plunge” into the frigid waters of Nippersink Lake to raise money for Special ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:39 am
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