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  • Harvard School District 50, union agree to two-year contract

    HARVARD – School District 50 and its education association have agreed to a new two-year contract.Th ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • McHenry County deputy injured in Holiday Hills shooting in court for suspect's appearance

    WOODSTOCK – When the bailiff yelled "All rise!" to start the Friday morning call for McHenry County Judge Sharon Prather, there was one person in the ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Crystal Lake library project not on April ballot

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Plans to build a new public library will not come before Crystal Lake voters this spring.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Algonquin library plans open house to show off renovations

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library District has scheduled an open house for people to view the completion of its meeting room renovation.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Deer hunting numbers strong in McHenry County despite Illinois kill drop

    McHENRY – McHenry County is is an exception to the trend in Illinois when it comes to deer hunting as it is one of the few to register an increase in ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Cary School District 26 raising money for families displaced by fire

    CARY – School District 26 is running a fundraiser to help families displaced by a fire in an apartment building.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Huntley businesses' liquor licenses suspended for underage alcohol sales

    HUNTLEY – Two Huntley businesses will be prohibited from selling alcohol for five consecutive days — starting Monday — after both failed a police comp ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Jack Franks pushes term limit referendum bill for Illinois legislative leaders

    New legislation being pushed by State Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, would place on November's general election ballot a referendum on limiting the term ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Challenger Learning Center in Woodstock renovates flight simulator

    WOODSTOCK – An interactive flight simulator has been restored and renovated at the Challenger Learning Center for Science and Technology of Woodstock, ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • McHenry County home sales fall, but prices up in 2014

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Home sales in McHenry County declined 8 percent in December while median sales prices increased by 10 percent and inventory fell.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County Health Dept. reminding residents of health care deadline

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Health Department officials said open enrollment for health insurance plans offered on the federal Marketplace will end on ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • New York asks feds to probe 2013 Rikers Island inmate death

    NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors should launch a civil rights probe into the 2013 death of a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who was locked in his cel ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • As Saudi Arabia mourns King Abdullah, a new generation enters line to throne

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia's newly enthroned King Salman moved quickly Friday to name a future successor to the crown in his oil-rich kingdom ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • Islamic State-linked militants say countdown for Japan's hostages began

    TOKYO — Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group have posted an online warning that the "countdown has begun" for the group to kill a pair of ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:17 am
  • 14-year-old South Chicago Heights boy stabs brother, 16, to death, police said

    SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHTS — Police say a 14-year-old boy stabbed his 16-year-old brother to death in the Chicago suburb of South Chicago Heights.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:10 am
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