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  • Forecasters upgrade McHenry County tornado risk

    Forecasters elevated McHenry County's risk of seeing a significant tornado this afternoon and evening.
    June 22, 2016 - 1:47 pm
  • As ComEd rate falls, Algonquin reminding residents they can opt out of aggregation program

    ALGONQUIN – After the base electricity rate offered by ComEd fell lower than the rate offered by the village's electric aggregation program, the villa ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Editor's Desk: How do we address user advocacy?

    How do you decide to consume news?Do you wake up each morning and say, “I have to be more informed t ...
    June 22, 2016 - 6:34 am
  • Fire damages outside of Algonquin home

    ALGONQUIN – Fire personnel from the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District spent about 10 minutes putting out a fire Tuesday outside an ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Train hits farm field sprayer near Union killing 1, officials say

    UNION – One person was killed in a crash between a farm field sprayer and train Tuesday, officials said.
    June 22, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Lake in the Hills zoning board recommends repealing ordinance restricting non-retail uses

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – After an outcry from local real estate agents, business owners and property owners, the Lake in the Hills zoning board unanimously ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Illinois State, Richmond police conducting roadside safety checks this weekend

    RICHMOND – The Illinois State Police, District 2 and Richmond Police Department will conduct a joint roadside safety check in McHenry County this week ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Coroner identifies 44-year-old Woodstock man killed by train

    WOODSTOCK – A 44-year-old Woodstock man was identified as the person killed by a Metra train on Monday evening, McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski s ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Huntley mulls banning pawn shops, restricting currency exchanges, loan agencies

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board will consider a text amendment to the village’s zoning ordinance that would ban pawn shops and restrict the districts wher ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Marengo Guns angry over being dropped by insurance company

    MARENGO – A local gun store is seeing red over a decision by its insurance company to no longer insure gun shop owners.
    June 22, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Tornadoes, hail, damaging winds could be in store for McHenry County

    McHenry County and the rest of northeastern Illinois could be in for some rough weather Wednesday.Th ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Randy Hultgren talks obstacles with McHenry County small business owners

    McHENRY – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren teamed up with a national pro-business group to talk about the importance of small businesses in McHenry County.
    June 21, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Streit Road reopens west of Pagles Road near Harvard, dispatcher says

    HARVARD – Streit Road west of Pagles Road outside of Harvard has reopened, a McHenry County Sheriff's Office dispatcher said.
    June 22, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Woodstock looks for public input through Old Courthouse and Sheriff's House survey

    WOODSTOCK – The city of Woodstock is asking for public input on the Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House through an online survey.
    June 21, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Woodstock School District 200 to review superintendent's contract after resident files complaint

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock School District 200 Board will reconsider the previously approved three-year contract and raise for Superintendent Mike Moan ...
    June 21, 2016 - 12:09 am
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