Light Drizzle Fog/Mist
47°FLight Drizzle Fog/MistFull Forecast

Local News

  • Rauner tells local business leaders he'll fight for them

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bruce Rauner told McHenry County business leaders Friday that if he were to become governor he would not tell governors from surroundin ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Former McHenry mayor files lawsuit over pit bull attack

    McHENRY – Former McHenry mayor Steve Cuda has filed a lawsuit against the owner of a pair of pit bulls and the man who let them outside on the night t ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Crystal Lake man sentenced to nearly 5 years for fraud

    ROCKFORD – A Crystal Lake man was sentenced Friday to just under five years in prison for a fraud involving a secret shopper scheme, according to a ne ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Part of Route 120 in McHenry closed because of gas leak

    McHENRY – Route 120 between Green Street and Richmond Road is closed because of a gas leak, according to a Nixle alert sent out by the city about 3:20 ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Photos: Wounded Army vet surprised with new mortgage-free home

    Spc. Tim Carner's dream was given Friday as a surprise to him and his family – a mortgage-free, fully-furnished home in Woodstock's Sweetwater subdivi ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Wounded Army vet surprised with new mortgage-free home

    WOODSTOCK – As a boy, Tim Carner had a vision for how his life would look: Suit-and-tie garb, a steady job and, of course, a nice house to come home ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Iowa man charged after road rage stabbing in Volo

    VOLO – A 45-year-old Iowa man overcome with road rage in Volo allegedly stabbed another man in the leg, requiring police to control the bleeding until ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Sept. 19, 2014

    • Isael Q. Barreto, 44, 5525 Alexandria Drive, Lake in the Hills, was charged Tuesday, Aug. 26, with battery.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • McHenry County Historical Society to host sing-along Sept. 28

    MARENGO – The McHenry County Historical Society will host a sing-along event on Sunday, Sept. 28, at the 1890s-era Riley Methodist Church in Marengo.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Former Huntley principal to share memories

    HUNTLEY – A former Huntley High School principal from the 1970s will meet with the community, share his memories and school memorabilia during an Oct. ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Election petitions for Huntley board available

    HUNTLEY – Prospective candidates interested in serving on the Huntley Village Board can pick up a petition for the April 7 general election on Tuesday ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Half of Richmond Village Board up for grabs in April

    RICHMOND – Three trustee positions will be up at the coming April election.Petitions for candidacy f ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Three seats on D-46 school board up at April election

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Three seats on the District 46 school board will be up at the April election.Candida ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • DIY Ojibwe-style snowshoes class offered

    RINGWOOD – The deadline for a class on how to make a fully laced workable pair of Ojibwe-style snowshoes is approaching.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Deadline approaching for 10-week Citizens Police Academy in Richmond

    RICHMOND – The deadline for a 10-week Citizens Police Academy is approaching.The Richmond Police Dep ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Reader Poll

    After a quarter of the season, how would you grade the Bears?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    F