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  • Wakeboard park to be called The Quarry

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Quarry is coming to Crystal Lake.Developers of a 32-acre cable wakeboard park set ...
    NEW: Sept. 17, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Candidate packets for Spring Grove trustee positions to be available

    SPRING GROVE –  The packet to run for a spot on the Spring Grove Village Board will be available Tuesday.
    NEW: Sept. 17, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Hydrant flushing to begin in McHenry

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry will begin flushing its hydrants throughout the city next week, which may cause water to become discolored.
    NEW: Sept. 17, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • Free Touch-A-Truck event planned in McHenry

    McHENRY – More than 50 pieces of equipment like trucks, tractors and helicopters will be on display for kids to touch, honk and climb on.
    NEW: Sept. 17, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Crystal Lake High School District 155 gets $84,000 grant for financial classes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 received money to teach money.Officials from Disco ...
    NEW: Sept. 17, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Amputee support group to host first Woodstock 5K fundraiser

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake nonprofit that supports amputees and their families is hosting an inaugural 5K fundraiser.
    NEW: Sept. 17, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Lake in the Hills announces new parks director, assistant finance director

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has a new assistant finance director and director of Parks and Recreation.
    NEW: Sept. 17, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • McHenry fisherman goes missing on Silver Lake in Wisconsin

    A McHenry man went missing Tuesday night on Silver Lake in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, authorities said.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Geneva man confirmed as 1st human West Nile case of the year in Kane County

    GENEVA – A 33-year-old Geneva man has been confirmed this week as the first human case of the West Nile virus to be reported this year by the Kane Cou ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Medical marijuana dispensary proposed in Manhattan

    MANHATTAN—Michelle Sumner of Plainfield brought plans for a medical marijuana dispensary to the Village Board Tuesday night, saying her motivation is ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:49 pm
  • DeKalb woman in critical condition, airlifted to Rockford after Route 38 crash

    CORTLAND – A 58-year-old DeKalb woman was airlifted to OSF St. Anthony's Medical Center in Rockford in critical condition on Wednesday after her vehic ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • 2014 MacArthur Foundation awards 21 'genius grants'

    CHICAGO — A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Kankakee man accused of growing $3M in marijuana in Illinois warehouse

    URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A Kankakee man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges he was growing $3 million worth of marijuana plants at a warehouse in Bra ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • McHenry home used as private day care vandalized with racial slur, threat

    McHENRY — A McHenry home and private day care was vandalized with a death threat and racial slur Wednesday morning, police and the homeowner said.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Former McHenry County sergeant sentenced to 50 years for sex crimes involving young boy

    ROCKFORD – A federal judge had harsh words and choice adjectives for the sex crimes committed by a one-time McHenry County Sheriff's sergeant.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:36 pm
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