Local News

  • Roof project highlights need for county facilities plan

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders need to better determine what they want to do regarding facility improvements.
    April 18, 2014 - 3:18 pm
  • McHenry police reports for April 18, 2014

    • Dequan James Feazell, 28, 1908 N. Orleans St., McHenry, was charged Monday, March 10, with possession of marijuana.
    April 18, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – Most of Illinois' 860 school districts would see cuts in funding if the state's temporary tax increase is rolled back as scheduled, acco ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • Cary establishes new salary schedule for employees

    CARY – As part of a recent review of the village’s employee handbook, salary plan and job descriptions, village officials have come up with a new sala ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Photos: Long winter puts area farmers behind

    Farmers across McHenry County have their tillers and tractors ready, as they wait for warm and dry enough conditions to begin planting crops and put b ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Fox River Grove to start spring hydrant flushing

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Beginning on Monday, the Fox River Grove water department is scheduled to flush fire hydrants throughout town.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Ringwood may get fire station

    McHENRY – A 10-acre plot of land in Ringwood may be the site of a future McHenry Township Fire Protection District station.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Spring Grove family casts for cures

    SPRING GROVE – Christie Mendlik knew something was really wrong. Her 3-year-old daughter Nicole was ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Search for Mental Health Board director continues

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Mental Health Board on Wednesday voted against approving a candidate to become the organization’s permanent leader.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Kaska's no hitter leads Richmond-Burton past Harvard

    The boys baseball game Thursday in Harvard. Richmond-Burton beat Harvard, 1-0.  ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Millennials jump into careers with company values in mind

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Even with a tough job market, today’s millennial workforce is looking for much more than a job, which is something their employers appr ...
    April 18, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Boy who died in pond identified

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 15-year-old Crystal Lake boy who died Thursday night after being rescued from a pond was identified by the McHenry County Coroner Fri ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Fox River Grove plans balanced operating budget

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village is planning a $3.8 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Huntley man taken to hospital after falling from ladder

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley man was taken to the hospital after falling off a ladder Thursday afternoon, a fire official said.
    April 18, 2014 - 6:52 am
  • Three arrested following marijuana seizure

    UNION – Two Union residents and a Barrington man were arrested following the seizure of six pounds of marijuana.
    April 18, 2014 - 8:56 am
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