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  • Weather extremes spur farmers’ interest in cover crops

    WICHITA, Kan. – Weather extremes have reignited farmers’ interest in planting cover crops, a traditional farming practice that is gaining renewed popu ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Fire breaks out in Chicago's Hancock skyscraper

    CHICAGO – Authorities say a fire that broke out about halfway up the John Hancock Center, one of Chicago's tallest skyscrapers, has been put out. Five ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • St. Charles man sentenced to 26 years in home invasion

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man received a 26-year prison term for breaking into a home in the early morning as its residents slept.
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Holiday Hills mulls McHenry County Deputy Dwight Maness memorial in new park

    HOLIDAY HILLS – The Village Board is discussing including a memorial to McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Dwight Maness as part of a plan for a revamped ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • McHenry County College president search down to 5 candidates

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There are two women and three men currently in the running to lead McHenry County College as the next president.
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • MCC forensics team wins awards at recent tournament

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Forensics Team brought home a number of individual awards from a tournament hosted by a Wisconsin university ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Huntley Historical Society fundraising at Culver's Monday

    HUNTLEY — The Huntley Historical Society will be fundraising at the Culver’s on 12950 Route 47 from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday.
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Photos: McHenry County winter storm

    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Reader photos: Snow storm hits McHenry County

    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Winter storm dumps more than a foot of snow on McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A week ago, it was 60 degrees out.Today, there is more than a foot of snow on the gro ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • Prairie Grove School District 46 board approves 3-year teacher contract

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Teachers and certified staff in Prairie Grove School District 46 will receive a 2.5 percent raise this school year, per the new contra ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • SEIU Healthcare sues to force state pay on workers' health

    SPRINGFIELD – A labor union representing home health care workers in Illinois has filed legal action to force the government to pay health insurance c ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Charge announced related to Cook County court clerk's office

    CHICAGO – The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago has announced an indictment in what it describes as an ongoing investigation of the Cook County Circui ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Chicago nightclub owners get probation in stampede deaths

    CHICAGO – The owners of a Chicago nightclub where 21 people were crushed to death in a stairwell in 2003 while fleeing pepper spray were sentenced Fri ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Convicted spy Pollard is released after 30 years behind bars

    NEW YORK – Jonathan Pollard was released from prison Friday after 30 years behind bars for spying for Israel, and his lawyers immediately went to cour ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
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