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  • Editor's Desk: Crystal Lake Food Pantry to host 'mid-construction' open houses

    I wrote a couple of weeks ago about how embarrassed I was that a bin of nonperishable food had been sitting in my living room half the summer when I w ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Part of Highland Avenue in Algonquin, Barrington Hills closed through December

    ALGONQUIN – A 0.7-mile section of Highland Avenue in Algonquin and Barrington Hills is closed through December for road construction.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Lake in the Hills Police take first in Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police are among the best in the state at keeping their roads safe, according to a statewide traffic safety prog ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Applicant sought for vacancy on McHenry County Board of Health

    The McHenry County Board is seeking an applicant to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Board of Health.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Crystal Lake woman pleads guilty to stealing $197K in income tax fraud

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 34-year-old Crystal Lake woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing more than $197,000 from the U.S., according to the U.S. Departmen ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Spring Grove benefit ride to raise money for boy with muscular dystrophy

    SPRING GROVE – Spring Grove restaurant KC’s Cabin is hosting its second annual benefit ride Sunday to raise money and awareness for a 9-year-old with ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Funeral services set for Huntley Police Sgt. L.J. Marak who lost battle to cancer

    HUNTLEY – Visitation and funeral arrangements have been set for former Huntley Police Sgt. L.J. Marak, who lost his battle with cancer Tuesday.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Lemonade Brigade to hold fundraiser for McHenry girl who was trapped in hot car

    McHENRY – The Lemonade Brigade is holding a fundraiser Thursday to raise money for a McHenry-area child who climbed into a hot car in July and has bee ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Harvard Diggins library to request voter approval for building maintenance

    HARVARD – Harvard Diggins Library plans to ask for voter approval of a referendum to shuffle tax money to pay for building maintenance and operations ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake man gets 6 years in prison for drug-induced homicide charge

    WOODSTOCK – A former Crystal Lake man was sentenced to six years in prison after he admitted to delivering a fatal dose of heroin to a McHenry woman.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Ex-Prairie Grove police officer's on-duty DUI trial begins

    WOODSTOCK – A trial began this week for a former Prairie Grove police officer who was charged with DUI while on duty after he allegedly crashed his pa ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • High school football: Huntley's Justin Domingo didn't let Hodgkin's lymphoma slow him down

    HUNTLEY – Justin Domingo often missed more days than he attended at Huntley High School last winter, frequently staying home to sleep, or just be sick ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • State’s attorney: Investigate perjury claim in Ridulph murder case

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack wants a DeKalb County judge to have a special prosecutor investigate if a Seattle police det ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Crystal Lake Police Department to crackdown on drunken driving, seat belt violations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – This week, the Crystal Lake police department and departments throughout Illinois will implement roadside safety checks and put more pa ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Crystal Lake Housewalk benefiting families in need set for Sept. 16

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Take a historical journey through Crystal Lake by attending the 42nd annual Service League Housewalk on Sept. 16.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:54 pm
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