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  • Thanks for great bash

    To the Editor:Just want to say thank you to Crystal Lake Volkswagen, especially General Manager Paul ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kudos to Bull Valley

    To the Editor:Bull Valley has made our roads safer by enforcing DUI laws.Other localities should use ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Forgot American history

    To the Editor:In response to Clifford Evenson’s letter (“Thank God for America,” Aug. 20).Perhaps Mr ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Resurfacing joy

    To the Editor:Hip, hip, hooray! Bull Valley Road is finally being resurfaced, and what a joy it is t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Questions on my mind

    To the Editor:When my wife and I emigrated to the U.S., we had an American citizen sponsor us, guara ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Anderson best candidate

    To the Editor:Well, U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren has done it again.He is back home in Illinois on vacati ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Corporate greed

    To the Editor:Recently, a concerned letter writer indicated favor and support of “corporate deserter ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Weakened country

    To the Editor:America has become a leaderless, weak and direction-less country.We very recently were ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Taking responsibility

    To the Editor:After the revelations of Woodstock Police Sgt. Chip Amati’s deplorable, predatory acti ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Clearing the record

    To the Editor:On this page, I’ve been accused of being a deadbeat, a racist and one who crosses stat ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Former world champ joins ISI Wrestling

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Local area wrestlers looking for instruction from a world-class athlete won’t have to travel far.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:29 am
  • Soccer roundup: Crystal Lake South beats Marengo

    Andrew Grabowski scored three goals and had an assist to lead the Crystal Lake South boys soccer team to an 8-0 victory over Marengo in nonconference ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Golf Roundup: Jacobs boys beat Dundee-Crown

    Justin Lenzini and Billy Walker each shot 2-over-par 36s to take medalist honors and help lead the Jacobs boys golf team to the 148-162 FVC Valley vic ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Dundee-Crown volleyball beats Rolling Meadows

    Frankie Cavallaro had 19 assists, four kills and three aces to lead the Dundee-Crown volleyball team to the, 25-15, 25-12, win against Rolling Meadows ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Woodstock tennis beats Marengo

    At Woodstock, Ana Fedmasu won at No. 1 singles to lead the Blue Streaks to a 4-3 nonconference win over Marengo.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • Tigers get redemption

    LAKEWOOD – The Crystal Lake Central co-op girls golf team was determined to have a better showing after losing to Richmond-Burton by one stroke a week ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:47 am
  • Football preview: Jacobs

    Quick Hits:Coach: Bill Mitz (fifth season, 25-15)2013 record: 7-3 overall, 6-0 FVC ValleyFast Fact: ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Football preview: Dundee-Crown

    Dundee Crown ChargersScheduleDate Game TimeAug. 29 @ Elgin 7:30 p.m.Sept. 5 ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Football preview: Crystal Lake South

    Crystal Lake SouthCoach: Chuck Ahsmann (fifth season, 31-12).Last year’s record: 4-5 overall, 2-4 FV ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Prep football: Five to Watch

    Five selected top high school football players to watch in McHenry County. ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:28 am
  • U.S. economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government sa ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Haisler, Getting good data key to property assessment appeals

    roperty assessments are once again being delivered. Already 12 of McHenry County’s 17 townships have filed their reports, leaving only Marengo, Nunda, ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Work underway at Johnsburg gas station

    JOHNSBURG – Work is underway on a 1,400-square-foot Murphy Oil Gasoline and Convenience Store on Route 31 next to the Wal-Mart Super Center in Johnsbu ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • U.S. economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent this year

    WASHINGTON – The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor p ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

    NEW YORK – Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Video games come of age as spectator sport

    NEW YORK – Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play “Pac-Man.” And for decades, ki ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Low-budget Ryanair launches business-class

    DUBLIN – European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • What’s the risk?

    When you listen to some of the most successful coaches in any sport, they will tell you that they strive to eliminate mistakes, just as two of my old ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Middaugh: Is it smarter to pay off debts or invest?

    It probably doesn’t happen as much as you’d like, but from time to time, you have some extra disposable income. When this happens, how should you use ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Durable goods orders surge 22.6 percent

    WASHINGTON – Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July. But most of the strength came from d ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:24 pm

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