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  • Obama is firm but vague on immigration

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says he plans to help immigrants living illegally in the United States “get legal” without any action from Congres ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Kane County proceeds with solar power pilot program

    GENEVA – Kane County is preparing to harness power from the sun.After months of discussions about po ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • McHenry aldermen seek feedback from residents

    McHENRY – Two McHenry aldermen will host a casual sit-down with residents Saturday to get feedback on any issues of concern.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Chicago's 1st, only female mayor laid to rest

    CHICAGO – A hearse carrying the body of Chicago’s first and only female mayor took a circuitous route Monday, driving down iconic avenues and by well- ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Miller: Rauner wants to fight Madigan with cash, but compromise also

    Last December, Bruce Rauner appeared on a WLS Radio talk show program and revealed that he planned to form a new campaign committee to counter the pow ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Future Chicago archbishop speaks to parishioners

    CHICAGO – The bishop set to become the leader of the third-largest diocese in the United States vowed Monday night that he will be active in the Chica ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Illinois marks anniversary of deadly tornadoes

    WASHINGTON – From memorial services to dedications, residents and elected officials marked the one-year anniversary Monday of deadly tornadoes that to ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Hebron President John Jacobson signs grant application for homeless veterans shelter

    HEBRON – Village President John Jacobson on Monday signed a grant application for a homeless veterans shelter in Hebron, but he defended his original ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Odd McHenry County document leads to historical find

    WOODSTOCK – An unusual finding at the bottom of a drawer at the McHenry County Division of Transportation led to the discovery of more than 300 old do ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Fox Lake creates new community development position

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake officials have added a new position in the village to create a one-stop shop for all things business and community related.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Illinois State University solar car team preparing for Abu Dhabi race

    NORMAL (AP) — The Illinois State University solar car team is ready to make its comeback after losing its vehicle in a July fire and having to withdra ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Election 2014: Illinois treasurer race could lead to recount in closest state race in half-century

    SPRINGFIELD – The race for state treasurer remains undecided nearly two weeks after Election Day, with both campaigns agreeing that fewer than 400 vot ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Lake in the Hills adopts annual levy

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Village Board has adopted its $5.4 million property tax levy. The estimated ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • 2 Republican presidents acted unilaterally on immigration

    WASHINGTON — Two presidents have acted unilaterally on immigration — and both were Republican. Ronald Reagan and his successor George H.W. Bush extend ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • Congressman Randy Hultgren seeks intern for spring semester

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, announced he is now accepting applications for spring 2014 semester internships in both of his 14th Dis ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:16 am
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