Local News

  • Marengo approves balanced budget

    MARENGO – Little has changed in the latest budget for Marengo, as officials continue to build back the city's reserves that had dwindled during the ec ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Judge issues gag order in Fiebelkorn case

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect of 94 sick and starved animals won a partial victory in court Thursday when ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Eisenmann ramps up hiring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Eisenmann Corp. has been ramping up and hiring engineers after shedding its manufacturing arm in 2006.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Cary police reports for April 17, 2014

    • Fabian Esparza, 34, 1011 Timberwood Lane, Algonquin, was charged Saturday, Feb. 22, with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without ...
    April 17, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Water main flushing to begin Monday in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Public Works Department is scheduled to conduct its system-wide water main flushing program beginning on Monday.
    April 17, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Lake in the Hills schedules seniors' activities

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's parks and recreation department has scheduled activities for seniors for the spring season.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Haiti fundraiser set for May 3

    McHENRY – Tickets are available for Catholic Assistance Missions' annual Haiti fundraiser.Touch a He ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • New GOP leadership hopes to reinvigorate McHenry County Republican party

    Four new Republican executive officers were elected Wednesday night in a move that is poised to shift the dominant party's control in McHenry County.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Rusty Nail reopens a day after fire

    RINGWOOD – One day after a fire caused roughly $30,000 in damage, The Rusty Nail Saloon has opened its doors.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Crystal Lake girl makes Easter baskets for children in the hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE - Two weeks ago, 6-year-old Allison Vander Mey was flipping through her copy of Highlights magazine when inspiration struck.
    April 18, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Snapshots: NWH photographers on Instagram

    Check out some of our photographers' shots on Instagram. The big board is below, or you can follow t ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • McHenry County agencies ready to act if tornado strikes

    One factor worked for downstate Washington residents as a tornado ripped through their town in November, and one factor has worked against them in the ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • ECC helps students ‘Dress for Success’

    ELGIN – Elgin Community College on Wednesday helped students find the right attire for their job interviews.
    April 17, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • First bids for Huntley High School expansion under budget

    HUNTLEY – The initial set of construction bids on the long-awaited expansion to Huntley High School, totaling $15.12 million, have come in slightly un ...
    April 16, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • District 12 business club tallies up awards

    JOHNSBURG – Sitting down for an interview would have been a terrifying thing for Nick Pease a couple of years ago.
    April 16, 2014 - 4:37 pm
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