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  • McHenry High School West students wrap hundreds of Christmas gifts for families in need

    McHENRY – More than 200 members of McHenry High School West’s Key Club wrapped about 800 Christmas gifts Wednesday night for children less fortunate.
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Lundahl Middle School officials say alleged social media threat not credible

    CRYSTAL LAKE – School was in session Friday at Lundahl Middle School in Crystal Lake despite a “concerning social media post” circulating Thursday.
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Crystal Lake Elementary District 47 to discuss proposed tax levy Monday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Elementary District 47 Board of Education will vote on a 2016 proposed tax levy at its next board meeting on Monday.
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Johnsburg woman wins $75,000 on scratch-off lottery ticket

    JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg woman recently won $75,000 on an instant Lottery ticket that she bought at a local gas station.
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Ex-Woodstock man sentenced for sexually assaulting girl, making child porn

    A former Woodstock man was sentenced to 19 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after being charged with sexually assaulting a girl he knew ...
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Region features many unique holiday displays

    The Woodstock SquareIt’s a Victorian Christmas in Woodstock, with its quaint historic square complet ...
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Bates: McHenry chamber celebrates veterans, announces board of directors

    Veterans Day has come and gone. Having family from the Revolutionary War onward who have served this country, Veterans Day has great significance for ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:20 am
  • McHenry County College to offer training on professional caregiving

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County residents can learn more about becoming a professional caregiver by taking McHenry County College’s training and re-cert ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:12 am
  • Weekend snow in the forecast for McHenry County, National Weather Service says

    Although Thursday flurries were not expected to stick, McHenry County could see snow accumulation starting Saturday afternoon, according to the Nation ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:12 am
  • Dog returned to Cary owner whose car was stolen outside of Jewel-Osco

    CARY – Hillary Kaplan has her dog, Bruiser, back after her car was stolen Tuesday while she was shopping at the Jewel-Osco in Cary.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:11 am
  • 3 Algonquin businesses cited for selling alcohol to minors

    ALGONQUIN – Three Algonquin businesses will have to pay fines to the village after being cited for selling alcohol to minors.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • McHenry County State's Attorney's Office drops remaining charge against ex-coroner

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County prosecutors Thursday dismissed the remaining forgery charge against former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz, absolving ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • NISRA's fall production showcases hard work of actors, staff

    HUNTLEY – With Emily Todd, manager of cultural arts for the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association, on maternity leave, intern Jamie Elam to ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Oliver: Now’s the time to recall winter driving tricks

    The first big snowfall of the season usually is a welcome one. After all, all of that white stuff on the ground is downright picturesque.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Huntley High School senior uses Eagle Scout project to give back to former school

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Huntley High School senior Brady Cairns started his Eagle Scout project, he decided he wanted to give back to one of his form ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:06 am
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