Local News

  • Company wants to open McHenry marijuana cultivation center

    McHENRY – In exchange for a letter of support, a company looking to open a marijuana cultivation center in McHenry would make annual payments to the c ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Huntley downtown overhaul taking shape

    HUNTLEY – In the works for nearly five years, the many pieces in the planned overhaul of downtown Huntley have reached a point where residents should ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Public House to lease Old Courthouse

    WOODSTOCK – A familiar eatery to Woodstock residents could occupy the vacant restaurant space at the Old Courthouse later this winter, after the City ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Walks for the Poor planned throughout McHenry County

    Churches around the area in the next few weeks are planning Walks for the Poor to benefit the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s mission.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Centegra to host support group on attention deficit disorders

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Parents raising children with attention deficit disorders can meet during an upcoming Centegra Health System support group to discuss t ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Cary woman awaiting organs faces long recovery

    CARY – In order to get nutrition, Julie Magnini connects a bag to a port in her chest. The bag runs for 18 hours and helps Magnini get needed magnesiu ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Marian Central defeats McHenry, 21-7

    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Cary-Grove tops Lake Zurich, 24-7.

    Cary-Grove played Lake Zurich during Friday's game at Lake Zurich HIgh School September 4, 2014. Cary-Grove won, 24-7.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Facing weapons charges, former Hebron cop indicted for allegedly selling drugs

    WOODSTOCK – An embattled former police officer is facing new felony charges alleging that he sold drugs while on duty.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry high school homecoming parade returns to Friday

    McHENRY – A parade, powder puff games and a themed spirit week will lead up to McHenry's homecoming game next week.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Marengo man charged with aggravated sexual abuse

    MARENGO – After about a monthlong investigation, a 24-year-old man has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, police said Friday.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for Sept. 5, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • Severe thunderstorm warning for McHenry County; Metra line briefly stopped

    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 3:30 p.m. Friday for the southeastern portion of McHenry County.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • 2 men charged after Carpentersville shooting

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Two men were charged after a shooting occurred early Sunday in Carpentersville, police said.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District's Outdoor Fest in Cary to include games, live music

    CARY – Games of basketball and bags, lessons in disc golf, fly fishing clinics, geocache searches, food and live music will be offered at the upcoming ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:21 am
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