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  • Chicago preparing for worse winter, more snow than last year

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Streets and Sanitation Department says it will be ready for winter whether conditions are harsh or normal.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • McHenry Library to use Hoopla to stream, download movies, TV shows

    McHENRY – A digital streaming and download service for movies, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks is now available through the McHenry Public Libra ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Learn what MCCD is researching in McHenry County at panel in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Bats, ants, feral swine, dragonflies, damselflies and squirrels.A slew of studies are bei ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Seoul officials say Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

    SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea’s spy agency said Tuesday it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s 6-week public absence, which ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Sheriff: Two shot at N.C. courthouse, gunman caught

    NASHVILLE, N.C. – A gunman opened fire on two men in front of the courthouse in this small North Carolina town on Tuesday, sending panicked lunchtime ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Iraqi Kurds head to fight militants in Syria

    IRBIL, Iraq – A group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops arrived in Turkey early Wednesday and headed toward the border to help their Syrian brethren f ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Where's czar? Ebola raises management questions

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Illinois harvesting catches a break with weather

    SPRINGFIELD – Warmer, drier weather has given Illinois farmers a big boost in catching up on their harvests of corn and soybeans.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Rita Crundwell gets more time to make court filing

    DIXON – Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who was convicted of stealing nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city, will get an extra m ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Libertarian candidate Chad Grimm gets donation from union supporting Pat Quinn

    CHICAGO – A labor union that endorsed Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election campaign in Illinois has donated money to an unlikely source – the Liber ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • McHenry County Board moves forward on conduct code for appointees

    WOODSTOCK – A code of conduct for appointees to county government boards and commissions – complete with the legal authority to remove violators – wil ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • South defeats Prairie Ridge at 4A regional

    Crystal Lake South defested Prairie Ridge during Tuesday's Class 4A Prairie Ridge Regional. ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court justice seeking to keep seat accused of bias

    ST. LOUIS – An Illinois Supreme Court justice seeking retention again is embroiled in a big-money campaign, this time with a group of plaintiffs’ atto ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Annual book review fundraiser to benefit Pioneer Center for Human Services

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Book dramatists will headline the annual Holiday Book Review fundraisers for the McHenry-based Pioneer Center for Human Services.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Recycling drive for batteries set at McHenry County College

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Dead batteries piling up in drawers can be recycled at the upcoming Green Living Expo at McHenry County College.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:08 am
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