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  • McHenry County farmers talk technology trends in farming (with video)

    A swipe of a touch screen — it's that simple for farmer Mike Von Bergen to access past records that help him make more informed decisions for future p ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Police bust Wonder Lake home for alleged indoor pot operation

    WOODSTOCK – Three Wonder Lake residents are facing felony drug charges after police allege they were growing marijuana out of their home.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Three Fox Lake boaters rescued by passing boat

    FOX LAKE – Three boaters, after their rowboat flipped over, were pulled Tuesday from the Pistakee Lake by fellow boaters, fire officials said.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Woodstock resident diagnosed with West Nile virus; 1st McHenry County case in 2014

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock resident has been diagnosed with the West Nile virus, the first case this year in McHenry County, according to the McHenry Cou ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Huntley police unveil online crime map

    HUNTLEY – Residents can now view what type of criminal activity is happening within their neighborhood after Huntley police unveiled an online crime-m ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Algonquin planning to rebuild part of Boyer Road

    ALGONQUIN – A section of road will have to be shut down during the fall so it can be rebuilt. Boyer ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Overnight camping planned at Petersen Historic Farm in McHenry

    McHENRY — Families will be able to camp out at Petersen Historic Farm for the second year.The newly ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • McHenry District 156 students putting on fashion show to promote classy characters

    McHENRY – District 156 students will style local retailer fashions and their personal character at an upcoming fashion show.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Flash flood warning expires for McHenry County

    A flash flood watch for McHenry County has expired. The National Weather Service in Chicago issued t ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Vacant Johnsburg home damaged after fire

    JOHNSBURG – Flames engulfed a vacant Johnsburg home late Tuesday, resulting in heavy smoke and fire damage, according to a news release from the McHen ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Professor who lost U of I job offer wants position

    CHAMPAIGN – A professor who lost a job offer from the University of Illinois over dozens of sometimes-profane Twitter messages that critics deemed ant ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Terror plotter Padilla gets new 21-year sentence

    MIAMI – Convicted al-Qaida terrorism plotter Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen jailed for years as an enemy combatant, was handed a new 21-year prison sent ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Cardinal George hopes to go to Rome in November

    CHICAGO – A new clinical trial of an experimental drug to treat cancer has left Cardinal Francis George feeling good, but not great, he said.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Ex-Burnham clerk gets 18 months for $650,000 theft

    CHICAGO – A 70-year-old former village clerk was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison for stealing more than $650,000 from her suburban Chicago co ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • NYPD: Terror threat more complex than ever

    NEW YORK – Air strikes in Iraq, ongoing unrest in Syria and the beheadings of two American journalists are casting a long shadow over the 13th anniver ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:02 am
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