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  • Power plant expert paints bleak picture at Oakwood Hills opposition rally

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Robert Abboud told Oakwood Hills residents Wednesday to envision 150,000 cars driving 11,000 miles each over the course of a year in th ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Scientists say ozone layer is recovering

    WASHINGTON – Earth’s protective ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in ref ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Tea party won’t push for shutdown

    WASHINGTON – The tea party may have learned its lesson.As Congress finishes work on a must-pass spen ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

    WASHINGTON – Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednes ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Putin promises new weapons to fend Western threats

    MOSCOW – Russia will counter military moves by the U.S. and NATO with an array of new nuclear and conventional weapons, President Vladimir Putin said ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Oakwood Hills village president, 2 others resign amid power plant controversy

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Oakwood Hills Village President Melanie Funk announced her resignation late Wednesday, citing the toll the reaction to a proposed powe ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Enterovirus concerns have some Chicago-area hospitals restricting visitors

    McHENRY – Health officials are monitoring the outbreak of a severe respiratory illness that has caused some Chicago-area hospitals to issue visitor re ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry man guilty in domestic battery trial

    WOODSTOCK – It took jurors about an hour Wednesday to find a McHenry man guilty of aggravated domestic battery.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • McHenry County Board grapples with $35M Valley Hi budget surplus

    WOODSTOCK – New management and new leadership transformed Valley Hi Nursing Home from a fiscal disaster into a tight ship now turning a slight profit.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Coroner: Two people found in Fox Lake apartment committed suicide

    FOX LAKE – Two people who were found dead in an apartment Tuesday each committed suicide, the Lake County Coroner’s Office said.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Oakwood Hills power plant opposition attorney hurt in McHenry pit bull attack

    McHENRY – The attorney representing Oakwood Hills residents in their lawsuit against a proposed natural gas power plant was injured Tuesday evening in ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Marengo D-165 owns school buildings after deal with D-154

    MARENGO – District 165 officially owns its middle and intermediate schools, after declining student enrollment throughout Marengo following the econom ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Woodstock man accused of stealing breast pumps from Medela, selling them on eBay

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man is facing felony charges for allegedly stealing a few hundred thousand dollars worth of breast pumps and accessories from ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Watch The Huddle, Week 3, Part 2

    We head to Prairie Ridge for Ask Joe, and an interview with guard/defensive lineman Chris Dolleton. ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Massage therapists learn anatomy and apply skills at First Institute

    Relieving pain, rehabilitating sports injuries, and reducing stress are some of the valuable and marketable skills that massage therapy students learn ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 3:49 pm
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