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  • McHenry County 'SleepOut' homeless event expected to raise more than $100K

    McHENRY – Hundreds from throughout McHenry County gathered Saturday evening at the Church of Holy Apostles in McHenry, lugging cardboard boxes, unrave ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Detour: Route 14 widening work gaining steam

    • ROUTE 14: Delays are growing with the days now that construction is in full swing.Plans call for r ...
    May 10, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • 96-year-old Wonder Lake food pantry volunteer acts as mother to all

    WONDER LAKE – Walk into the Wonder Lake Neighbors Food Pantry any given week and the first sound you’ll likely hear is the chipper and surprisingly bo ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan would end grants for alternative education program in McHenry County

    In a building no longer used by Marengo-Union School District 165, nearly 40 McHenry County students from various area schools attend classes as part ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • No jail time for 22 ex-NIU fraternity members sentenced in 2012 hazing death

    SYCAMORE – Gary Bogenberger sobbed as he talked about the emotional devastation the loss of his son, David, had caused his family.
    May 8, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Marengo waits on Bruce Rauner, Illinois lawmakers as new budget year begins

    MARENGO – City officials are waiting for Gov. Bruce Rauner and state lawmakers, as a potential cut to municipalities’ state-shared revenues could forc ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Crash in Crystal Lake closes Main Street, Congress Parkway intersection

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Authorities closed the intersection of Main Street and Congress Parkway in Crystal Lake on Friday night, after a car crash just north o ...
    May 8, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • 3 children evacuated from fire at Fox Lake home

    FOX LAKE – Two little girls and their teenage sister were alerted to a fire at their Fox Lake home Friday morning when a Fox Lake battalion chief and ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • McHenry County lawmakers weigh in on Illinois pension reform ruling

    Local lawmakers pondered what to write on the drawing board that the General Assembly must return to with the Illinois Supreme Court’s overturning of ...
    May 8, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District releases list of summer programs

    WOODSTOCK – A series of indoor and outdoor adventures are lined up for this summer through the McHenry County Conservation District.
    May 8, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District having Paddle at the Park in Cary

    CARY – Canoes, kayaks, and standup paddleboards will take to the waters of Lake Atwood at an upcoming Paddle in the Park event hosted by the McHenry C ...
    May 8, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • MCC to host spring student recital concert on Mother's Day

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College will present its annual spring student music recital this Sunday.
    May 8, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Shah Center offers accounting class for non-accountants in McHenry

    McHENRY – A series aimed at helping non-accountants with accounting will take place this month. The ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Huntley School District 158 now eyeing in-school orchestra program

    HUNTLEY – An in-school orchestra program at the Huntley School District 158 middle schools might happen next year, after school officials said the dis ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • 66-year-old McHenry farmer killed after being hit by motorcycle on Ringwood Road

    RINGWOOD – A group of McHenry County farmers sat down for a somber lunch Friday to mourn the death of their friend Thomas R. King, who was fatally str ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:33 pm
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