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  • Cary Park District introduces summer programs

    CARY – Programs from a toddler camp to a sing club will be available soon at the Cary Park District, according to a recent news release.
    May 21, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Woodstock City Council candidate's absence on oath of office raising legal questions

    WOODSTOCK – A newly elected Woodstock City Council member missed his second consecutive meeting to be seated on the representative board Tuesday, as h ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Overnight lane, full closures on I-90 start tonight for bridge removals

    Temporary overnight lane closures on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) at Garden Prairie Road and Anthony Road are scheduled for Thursday and wi ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Lake in the Hills police use Narcan to revive unconscious man

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police used Narcan for the first time Wednesday, administering it to a 22-year-old man after a suspected heroin ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Get to know your utility meters

    How do electric and natural gas companies know how much to charge customers each month?   They send employees to read customers’ utility meters, whi ...
    May 20, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 20; Breakthrough in Southeast Asia's migrant crisis

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 20, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • Motorcyclist airlifted after crash in McHenry

    McHENRY – A 38-year-old McHenry man was airlifted to an area hospital in serious condition after he was thrown from his motorcycle early Wednesday, fi ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Fire displaces Island Lake residents

    ISLAND LAKE – An Island Lake family was displaced after a fire started in their basement early Wednesday, firefighters said.
    May 21, 2015 - 12:53 am
  • MCC lacks student, laboratory space, study finds

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is lacking student, athletic and physical education and open laboratory spaces, a study found.
    May 20, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Family Kite Festival brings free kites, flying lessons to Crystal Lake park

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kites, some as large as 90 feet, will be taking to the skies this Memorial Day weekend. The Crystal Lake Park District along with Chica ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Celebrate Lakewood to add petting zoo to offerings

    LAKEWOOD – A petting zoo is being added to the family-friendly festivities offered at this year’s Celebrate Lakewood event.
    May 20, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • McHenry County health department's restaurant inspections now online

    Your smartphone or computer can now do more than give you customer ratings of your favorite McHenry County eateries.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

    WASHINGTON – If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Iraq struggles with sectarian politics after Ramadi fall

    BAGHDAD – As it moves to try to reverse the stunning loss of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s largest Sunni province, the Shiite-led government is hamstr ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Clinton urges State Department to speed release of emails

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department on Tuesday to speed the release of 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secre ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:16 pm
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