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  • Assessment appeal deadline ticking for Hebron, Hartland townships

    Property owners in two rural McHenry County townships have about one week left to appeal their assessments for next year’s taxes.
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Detour: Johnsburg roundabout open to traffic

    Gentlemen, and ladies, start your engines! Let’s drive around in circles in Johnsburg!But you’ll hav ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Cary seeks public input on allowing backyard chickens

    CARY – Veterinarian Christy McCratic has co-workers who own chickens and from time to time bring in eggs to their Schaumburg office.
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Beyond governor race, big stakes in Illinois vote

    CHICAGO – Anyone in Illinois who’s turned on a TV in recent weeks knows the race for governor is shaping up as a no-holds-barred, no-expenses-spared s ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Buyer’s remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Obama’s delay on immigration creates uncertainty

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

    A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade – a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowe ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • GOP sees gains in Ill. voters tuning out

    DECATUR – The candidates for Illinois congressional seats heard all about it during visits with voters in August: Disgust with Washington. Dismay over ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • EU sets Russia ultimatum, threatens new sanctions

    BRUSSELS – Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia’s increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of impo ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers Saturday

    BEIRUT – Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded t ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • For 13 plaintiffs, pollution lawsuits came too late

    Sandy Wierschke was supposed to be dead six months after her brain cancer diagnosis.That was eight y ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Election numbers show declining civic activity in Oakwood Hills

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Those who filled the first few rows of the standing-room-only crowds at recent Oakwood Hills public hearings account for the total amo ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Two programs assist McCullom Lake couple with home

    McCULLOM LAKE – As of two months ago, Marcy and Warren Bailey were living in the middle of what can only be described as a manmade sinkhole. Their 800 ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Algonquin bypass slated to open Thursday

    ALGONQUIN – After three years of construction, the long-awaited Algonquin Bypass will open Thursday, weather permitting.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Motorist injured after crash in Moraine Hills State Park

    MCHENRY - A female driver was taken Saturday afternoon to Centegra Hospital-McHenry after a crash in Moraine Hills State Park.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 3:32 pm
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