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  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Nicole Pavoris, candidate for District 155 school board

    Name: Nicole M. PavorisAge: 46Town: CaryOffice sought: Community High School District 155 school boa ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Trump warns GOP of political costs of rejecting health bill

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned House Republicans they could lose their seats in next year's midterm elections if they failed to ...
    March 21, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • League of Women Voters to host forum for McHenry County College Board of Trustees candidates

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The League of Women Voters of McHenry County will be hosting a forum for McHenry County College Board of Trustees candidates. 
    March 21, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Lake in the Hills expected to appoint new village administrator Thursday

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Although both Lake in the Hills village president candidates said firing Village Administrator Doug Petroshius will be costly, the ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Arnold: Q&A with United Way of Greater McHenry County Executive Director Carole Peters

    On Feb. 20, United Way of Greater McHenry County had the pleasure of welcoming a new face to our team, longtime Marengo resident Carole Peters.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Illinois teachers' pension spiking continues despite $130 billion deficit

    With an unfunded Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System liability estimated at $71.4 billion, taxpayers might think school boards across the state are r ...
    March 21, 2017 - 1:33 pm
  • Woodstock Police Department arrests two in connection with car burglaries

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department has arrested two men in connection with car burglaries and a report of a stolen vehicle.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:28 am
  • GiGi's Playhouse education center in McHenry celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

    McHENRY – For Crystal Lake resident Allison Mueller, Tuesday marks an important day. Tuesday is World Down Syndrome Day.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • 3 candidates seeking mayoral seat in Marengo participate in election forum

    MARENGO – The city’s water and a proposed Interstate 90 interchange were key topics at the municipal candidates forum Thursday at Marengo High School.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • St. Charles father in murder-suicide had previously talked about killing twin girls

    ST. CHARLES – Randall Coffland had talked to his wife about killing his daughters in the past, and about killing himself the same day he took his own ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • 2 ex-officials set to testify against ex-Penn State leader

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Two former Penn State officials who struck plea deals with prosecutors are expected to testify against ex-university president Graha ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch: I'll be unbiased or 'hang up the robe'

    WASHINGTON – Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch pledged to be independent or “hang up the robe” as the U.S. Senate began rancorous hearings Monday on ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Germany's Angela Merkel disputes Trump's NATO debt claim

    BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday underlined Germany’s rejection of a claim by U.S. President Donald Trump that her country owes NATO large ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • The countdown begins: Britain to start EU exit March 29

    LONDON – Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Iraqi leader: Trump to accelerate support

    WASHINGTON – Emerging from his first meeting with President Donald Trump, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Monday that he was assured the U.S ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:06 am
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