Local News

  • McHenry County Habitat for Humanity rehab home for McHenry family

    McHENRY – With new house keys in hand, Mary Chavez of McHenry spoke Sunday with a tone of relief.“We ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Higher education in Woodstock Old Courthouse’s future?

    WOODSTOCK – A university or another higher education institution could one day anchor the historical Old Courthouse in Woodstock, if the City Council ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • One hospitalized after reported pedestrian-vehicle incident in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – One person was taken to an area hospital early Sunday after a reported pedestrian-vehicle incident in Woodstock, officials said.
    April 26, 2015 - 7:51 pm
  • McHenry Unitarian congregation hosts rummage sale

    McHENRY – Members of the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 W. Bull Valley Road in McHenry, are assembling a huge, three-day rumm ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Centegra offers nursing scholarship; deadline to apply is May 29

    McHENRY – The Centegra Health System Auxiliary invites individuals who have been accepted into nursing programs to apply for the Audrey Ballard Nursin ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Lake in the Hills economic development coordinator resigns

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village’s economic development coordinator recently resigned, leaving a hole to fill in the community development department, ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • McHenry County, national officials weigh in on 'free-range' kids movement

    As a campaign encouraging childhood independence has recently highlighted how parenting style can intersect with legal thresholds of neglect, McHenry ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Pioneer Center offering parenting class in McHenry

    McHENRY – Pioneer Center for Human Services is offering a new parenting group that provides a safe outlet for moms and dads to openly discuss parentin ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • CVS proposal recommended to Crystal Lake City Council over resident concerns

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A proposed CVS Pharmacy at Route 14 and Virginia Road has been given the thumbs-up over the objections of nearby homeowners.
    April 25, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake picks residential roads to be resurfaced in 2015

    CRYSTAL LAKE – About $2 million will go to resurface streets this year, the Crystal Lake City Council decided last week.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:49 am
  • Conversations continue about Cary District 26's Maplewood School property

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 Board is planning proactive measures regarding the future of the vacant Maplewood School as the Cary Village Board ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Algonquin Area Public Library District board appoints interim as executive director

    ALGONQUIN – The board of the Algonquin Area Public Library District on Wednesday night appointed a not-so-new full-time executive director.
    April 25, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Apartment fire in Richmond sends one to hospital

    RICHMOND – A cooking fire sent one person to the hospital Saturday morning, a fire official said.The ...
    April 25, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Out of the Darkness: McHenry event raises funds for suicide prevention

    McHENRY – Many of the stories told Saturday by those grieving the loss of a loved one who committed suicide began the same way.
    April 25, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Harvard provides place to safely dispose of drugs

    HARVARD – A safe place to dispose of medication, including controlled substances, will now be available at the Harvard Police Department, 201 W. Front ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:43 pm
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