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  • Village doles out $30,000 for Cary Main Street Fest, farmers market, more events

    CARY – The Village Board has approved grants to help fund seven community events in its first round of awards for the new Community Event Grant progra ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Authorities investigating after boy is killed in Crystal Lake ATV crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Authorities continue to investigate an ATV crash they said left a boy dead Sunday night.
    May 24, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Former Wonder Lake man guilty of sexually assaulting young family member agrees to let conviction stand

    WOODSTOCK – A former Wonder Lake man convicted of sexually assaulting a young family member has agreed to let the conviction stand.
    May 24, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • 2nd Crystal Lake South student was perfect on the ACT

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Teresa Fisher, a junior at Crystal Lake South High School, is the fourth area student and second South student this year to get a perfe ...
    UPDATED: May 30, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Spring Grove Elementary 5th-graders launch cardboard airplane from 113,400 feet up

    SPRING GROVE – About 60 fifth-graders yelped and clapped in excitement Monday as a large balloon carrying precious cargo rose quickly into the air.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry County area last days of school

    The last days for each McHenry County school and district are scheduled as follows: Nippersink Dist ...
    May 25, 2016 - 9:02 am
  • Woman transported to hospital after rear-end crash on Route 31 in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — A woman was transported to Centegra Hospital – McHenry after a rear-end crash Monday evening on Route 31, a fire official said.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Lindenhurst man charged with possession of bombs

    A Lindenhurst man is being held in the Lake County Jail on $1 million bond after being charged Friday with possessing bombs, the Lake County State's A ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Girls on the Run event in Woodstock draws more than 3,000

    WOODSTOCK – With about 150 yards to go, a 9-year-old North Elementary School student shoved her feet back into her gym shoes and started running.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • District 300 to work with Cambridge Lakes Charter School management on non-compliance claims

    HAMPSHIRE – After an at-times emotional, yet fairly calm meeting, the Community Unit School District 300 superintendent and the president of the local ...
    May 23, 2016 - 7:52 am
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Monday, May 23, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 23, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • Fox River Grove police to move dispatch to NERCOMM in McHenry

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The Village Board approved a contract Thursday that will move police dispatch services to the soon-to-be-expanded center in McHenry.
    May 23, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Fox Lake seeks entries for fire hydrant art exhibit

    FOX LAKE – The village of Fox Lake is seeking artists who want to put their work on the streets.In a ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Huntley Park District building outdoor fitness area in Deicke Park

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Park District is building an outdoor fitness area in Deicke Park that it hopes to open by the end of June.
    May 23, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Cary Fire Protection District not interested in dispatch subsidy from village, board says

    CARY – Weeks after the Cary Village Board discussed subsidizing the Cary Fire Protection District to prevent the district from changing dispatch provi ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:24 am
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