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  • McHenry County Board shoots down Jack Franks' request for advisory tax freeze referendum

    WOODSTOCK – An advisory referendum asking whether property taxes should be frozen will not appear on the April 4 ballot.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove postpones Ski Jumping Championship for first time in over a century

    FOX RIVER GROVE – For the first time in more than 100 years, the Norge Ski Club's Ski Jumping Championships will be postponed, spokesman Charlie Sediv ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • Chicago area to see nine fewer mild summer days by end of century because of climate change, study finds

    WASHINGTON – Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind project ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:15 am
  • U.S. industrial output rose in December; best pace in 2 years

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production increased in December at the strongest pace in two years, as auto factories cranked out more vehicles and powe ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • Records show Trump EPA pick Scott Pruitt crusading for industry donors

    WASHINGTON – When President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma's attorney gene ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • Police: 1 killed in Algonquin single-vehicle crash

    ALGONQUIN — Algonquin police officers are investigating the cause of a single-vehicle fatal crash Wednesday.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 7:59 am
  • Fire causes about $15,000 in damage to Woodstock home, official says

    WOODSTOCK – Fire officials continue to investigate a structure fire that caused between $15,000 to $20,000 in damage to a Woodstock home Monday.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:31 am
  • Editor's Desk: Congratulations on generous holiday donations, McHenry County

    Congratulations to McHenry County residents for stepping up this past holiday season and giving back to the community.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Abortions in U.S. drop to lowest level since 1974, Guttmacher Institute report says

    NEW YORK – Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • McHenry County group to conduct annual survey of homeless in county

    The McHenry County Continuum of Care to End Homelessness will be conducting its annual survey to count and gather information on the homeless populati ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • 2 people sent to hospital after McHenry rollover crash, fire official says

    McHENRY – Two people were sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after a car hit a utility pole and flipped on its roof, a fire official said.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • 2 people sent to hospital after Cary crash, fire official says

    CARY – Two people were taken to the hospital Tuesday after a T-bone-type crash in Cary, a fire official said.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • New electronic voting system gets McHenry County Board meeting off to a rocky start

    WOODSTOCK – A new electronic voting system for the McHenry County Board sparked an hourlong fight with Chairman Jack Franks to start Tuesday evening’s ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Senior living facility eyeing Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village trustees heard plans for a senior living facility that would be built in an 8-acre lot in the northwest corner of West Alg ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Woodstock community weighs in on possible school consolidation in District 200

    WOODSTOCK – Concerned taxpayers and Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 board members and parents gathered Tuesday for a community forum to d ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:05 am
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