29FOvercastFull Forecast

Local News

  • District 156 school board candidates discuss finances, teachers union at forum

    McHENRY – Three of six candidates for the McHenry High School District 156 Board took part in a forum Tuesday to give residents a summary of their goa ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District Board asks for split of park impact fees

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The impact fees developers pay for parks have helped the Crystal Lake Park District make capital improvements.
    March 3, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • McHenry County Board remote attendance debate hinges on Open Meetings Act test

    WOODSTOCK – A fictional town on the Illinois Open Meetings Act test required of all state elected officials is the latest backdrop for the ongoing deb ...
    March 3, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Crystal Lake's Regal Showplace movie theater to get recliners in overhaul

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Regal Crystal Lake Showplace Stadium 16 is set for a renovation that will outfit its movie theaters with king-size recliners.
    March 3, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Bad barley crop not likely to affect McHenry County craft beer industry

    A barley shortage caused by rotten weather last year likely won’t have locals crying in their beer over the price or availability of a locally brewed ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • McHenry County residents could see warmer temperatures by weekend

    It seems the end of winter is near. McHenry County residents will face a couple more days of frigid ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Search for Crystal Lake Central senior, 18, continues, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police were still trying to locate 18-year-old Adrian Salazar on Tuesday after he left home “despondent” on Sunday and has yet to retur ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • McHenry man denies child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man on Tuesday denied allegations that he possessed thousands of images of child pornography.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Which Wich off to busy start in Crystal Lake (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Which Wich Superior Sandwiches has been consistently busy since it opened in Crystal Lake last week.
    March 3, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Lakemoor crash involves Libertyville school bus headed to Woodstock

    LAKEMOOR – More than 40 students were evaluated Tuesday after a crash involving a school bus, but fire officials said nobody required transport to a h ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Winter weather advisory for McHenry County expires

    A winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service has expired. Snow and ice accumulat ...
    March 3, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • Snow, wind causing newspaper delivery delays

    Due to overnight snow and high winds, many papers are blowing, and delivery may be delayed in your area.
    March 3, 2015 - 6:43 am
  • Illinois state Rep. David McSweeney files bill on TIF-related bonds

    A bill filed Friday would give voters a way to stop referendums tied to tax increment financing districts.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • District 26 raises $11,000 for families affected by fire

    Efforts by District 26 and the surrounding community have garnered more than $11,000 in donations for five families displaced by a January apartment f ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Marlowe Middle School students perform musical comedy March 13-14

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Students from Marlowe Middle School will perform a musical comedy about a fast-talking salesman on March 13 and 14.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like your steak prepared?
    Medium rare
    Medium well
    Well done