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  • Begalka: Dream big to rekindle Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    Much of the nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day a week ago, but with the passage of time, his life’s work has become more of an asterisk than ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • McHenry School District 15 to open kindergarten registration in March

    McHENRY – McHenry Elementary School District 15 will start accepting enrollment for its kindergarten program starting in March.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Cary-Grove Jaycees name 2017 Board of Directors

    CARY – The Cary-Grove Jaycees recently announced their new Board of Directors for fiscal 2017.The ne ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Woodstock library's 'Have a Heart Week' set to start next month

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Public Library will give community members an opportunity to give back during “Have a Heart Week,” starting next month.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Lakewood zoning chairman nominated to fill Village Board vacancy

    LAKEWOOD – Outgoing Village President Erin Smith is tapping the chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission to fill a two-year unexpired term on th ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • British leader to meet with Trump to discuss trade, NATO

    LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she plans to discuss free trade and the importance of the NATO military alliance when she beco ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 3 alleged al-Qaida members in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Suspected U.S. drone strikes have killed three alleged al-Qaida operatives in Yemen's southwestern Bayda province, security and tribal ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • 18 dead amid reported tornadoes, other storms in the South

    ADEL, Ga. – A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes and left scattered destruction around the Southeast has claimed at least 18 lives o ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Amid combative start, Trump pledges to rise to moment in unifying message

    WASHINGTON – After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Israeli leader accepts invitation from Trump to visit U.S.

    JERUSALEM – Israel's prime minister on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit the White House next month in hopes of forging a "common vision" for the ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Woodstock VFW Post 5040 holds grand opening at new location

    WOODSTOCK – After 75 years in the same location, the Woodstock Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5040 has a new place to call home.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Illinois Wesleyan University researcher turning science fiction into reality

    BLOOMINGTON – When Gabe Spalding talks about time traveling light waves, holograms and tractor beams, it might sound like the stuff of science fiction ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Algonquin police reports for Sunday, January 22, 2017

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Photos: Women's March highlights from across the country

    Highlights from the nationwide Women's March rallies held on Saturday, Jan. 21. ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 7:01 am
  • PHOTOS: St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church mobile food truck

    Volunteers handed out food and clothing to those in need Saturday at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Crystal Lake.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:52 pm
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