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  • Crystal Lake library seeks public input on new building

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents will have an opportunity to help shape the future of the city’s library Monday during two informational sessions ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Ringwood Road to be resurfaced in McHenry County

    RINGWOOD – A section of Ringwood Road stretching from Route 120 to Spring Grove Road, crossing the city of McHenry, the villages of Ringwood and Johns ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Detour: Watch for lane shift at Route 31/Route 176 intersection

    • ROUTES 31 AND 176: Watch Monday for a change on Route 176 as workers shift traffic onto new lanes. The $10.2 million project to widen and modernize ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Mission Unaccomplished: Containing Ebola in Africa

    Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they needed to thi ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Don't fall for IRS phone scam, Crystal Lake police warn

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Thomas Kretschmer would like to remind everyone that local police officers will not arrest residents for outstanding tax payments.
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • MCCD feels strain of maintaining land using referendum dollars

    Nodding Trillium is a delicate looking flower with three broad, usually white petals. It was thought ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Huntley School District 158 looks to restructure more debt

    HUNTLEY – District 158 officials in the coming months will look to restructure outstanding debt that capitalizes on low interest rates and could gener ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • LGMC gives PADS shelter basement a makeover

    WOODSTOCK – The smell of latex paint wafted Saturday morning from the basement of the McHenry County Public Action to Deliver Shelter Day Center for t ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • George Lucas fills in details on Chicago museum

    CHICAGO – George Lucas is filling in some details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how the California native settled on Chic ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:02 pm
  • Illinois voters to face a rare 5 ballot questions

    CHICAGO – When Illinois voters cast ballots for the November election, they will have a rare opportunity to weigh in on nearly half a dozen hot-button ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Bishops scrap welcome to gays in sign of split

    VATICAN CITY – Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Po ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii – Hurricane Ana was on course Saturday to miss Hawaii by more than a hundred miles but was generating high waves, strong winds and ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Another year, another small Social Security bump

    WASHINGTON – For the third straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Indian schools face decayed buildings, poverty

    WINSLOW, Ariz. – Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dol ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • High court balks at last-minute voting changes

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal judge said the law was t ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:53 pm
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