45°FOvercastFull Forecast

Local News

  • McHenry County home sales, prices increase in March

    Home sales in McHenry County jumped 16 percent in March from a year earlier, and median sales prices increased by 6.5 percent, as numerous counties in ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • MCC to host presentation on Abraham Lincoln assassination

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The assassination of Abraham Lincoln will be the focus of a lecture by a nationally recognized speaker and award-winning history teache ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Crystal Lake police reports for April 22, 2015

    • Jeffrey S. Dominick, 46, 205 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn, Wisconsin, was charged Friday, Dec. 26, with driving under the influence of alcohol and drivi ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Crystal Lake police seek information on damage at car lot

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department and the Crystal Lake Crime Stoppers are seeking information that might help solve multiple property ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Probation, jail ordered for former Lakemoor man's guilty plea to sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A former Lakemoor man was sentenced to two years probation and six months in jail and must register for life as a sex offender for nearly ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Richmond's Main Stay Therapeutic Farm to host gala benefit in Harvard

    HARVARD – Main Stay Therapeutic Farm, formerly Main Stay Therapeutic Riding Program, in Richmond will have its annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Gala from ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • No uniformed officers, wheelchair for accused Holiday Hills shooter at trial, judge rules

    WOODSTOCK – Off-duty officers cannot be in uniform to observe the trial for Scott B. Peters because their presence in the courtroom could sway a jury, ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • MCC info session aimed at adults thinking about returning to college

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Adults who are thinking about returning to college can get their questions answered at a free information session hosted by McHenry Cou ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Both drivers cited in Crystal Lake crash at Route 31, Three Oaks Road (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police issued two citations after a two-vehicle crash that sent one car up a berm in Crystal Lake, officials said.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Residents displaced after Wonder Lake home fire

    WONDER LAKE – Two Wonder Lake residents were displaced after a fire broke out in the bedroom of their home Tuesday night, fire officials said.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Session to cover MCC associate degree in health information technology

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College’s new associate degree in health information technology will be the focus of an upcoming information session.
    April 22, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Woodstock hydrant flushing begins next week

    WOODSTOCK – The city will be flushing hydrants as part of necessary regular maintenance to remove sediments that have accumulated in water mains.
    April 22, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • MCC plans trips to 'Jersey Boys' in Chicago, 'All Shook Up' in Wisconsin

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two musicals – a comedy winding through the hits of Elvis Presley and the other detailing the rise of Frankie Valli and the Four Season ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Andy Glab wins McHenry alderman re-election by one late-arriving vote

    McHENRY – One final vote has been tallied in the tied race for one of McHenry’s wards, giving incumbent Alderman Andy Glab another four years on the c ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County nonprofit aims to raise money for area mental health groups

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Like many of the participants in the McHenry County Adult Program, Scot Maier spends most of his time in a wheelchair.
    April 22, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should city council members be allowed to hold liquor licenses?
    No opinion