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  • Tickets on sale for Big Brothers Big Sisters gala

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Tickets are on sale now for Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County’s annual fall gala.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Former county treasurer gets 4 years in theft case

    ALEDO – The former treasurer of western Illinois’ Mercer County has been sentenced to four years in prison for stealing $13,000 from his county’s E911 ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Sears plans to raise more cash via rights offering

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Sears is looking to raise more cash, announcing that it is planning a rights offering that may raise up to $625 million.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Illinois governor candidates Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner spar on finance, jobs

    CHICAGO – Locked in a neck-and-neck contest ahead of November, Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sparred on jobs, Illinois’ financ ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

    GARY, Ind. – Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe i ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Health officials declare Nigeria Ebola-free

    ABUJA, Nigeria – Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff.Doctors who ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Residents give feedback on new Crystal Lake library designs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – From grand glass facades to traditional stone-and-brick prairie buildings, Crystal Lake residents received a first glimpse at the pleth ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Island Lake police officers rescue deputies in Holiday Hills shooting, McHenry County sheriff says

    WOODSTOCK – Tales of bravery and heroics are now being revealed since the dust has settled following last week's ambush in Holiday Hills that left two ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Fox River Grove to conduct hydrant flushing

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village is conducting hydrant flushing this week, according to a news release.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • United Way, McHenry County Community Foundation urge residents to call 211

    When it comes to finding health and human services in McHenry County, there are only three numbers one needs to remember – 211.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Batavia man charged with sexual abuse

    BATAVIA – A 38-year-old man charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual abuse is due in court Wednesday for a status hearing.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • McHenry Sunrise Rotary to host Oktoberfest Friday night

    McHENRY – McHenry Sunrise Rotary’s Oktoberfest will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday at the McHenry VFW Post 4600.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Oct. 20, 2014

    • A 13-year-old Lake in the Hills boy was charged Friday, Sept. 19, with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of alcohol by a minor.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Algonquin Wal-Mart open after bomb threat, evacuation

    ALGONQUIN – Police on Monday evacuated the Wal-Mart on Randall Road after employees received a bomb threat, according to a news release.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Republican governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away

    WASHINGTON — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expa ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:38 pm
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