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  • Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court vote?

    WASHINGTON – Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It’s time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter. Even a justice recently s ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry teen killed in crash ID'd; Wonder Lake driver charged with DUI

    McHENRY – A 17-year-old McHenry boy died Tuesday night in McHenry after he was hit by a pickup truck in the 4200 block of West Crystal Lake Road, acco ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Algonquin board signals support for conventional intersection

    ALGONQUIN – Village Board members signaled their support for a resolution to urge the County Board to build a conventional intersection at Randall and ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Animal rights activists protest traveling circus in Marengo

    MARENGO – A national traveling circus rolled into Marengo on Tuesday with elephants, camels and zebras and drew a small crowd of local activists prote ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • 2 found dead in Fox Lake apartment shooting

    FOX LAKE – A man and a woman in their 20s died of gunshot wounds inside a Fox Lake apartment Tuesday morning, the Lake County Major Crime Task Force s ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Next McHenry County Conservation District ecological restoration class to cover glaciers, soil

    RINGWOOD — The forces that shaped the McHenry County landscape will be the focus of an upcoming class offered by the McHenry County Conservation Distr ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:26 pm
  • McHenry County College invites residents to apply for trustee position

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees is looking for a temporary replacement for former member Tom Wilbeck after he was required ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry County Health Department finds new leader in Texas

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board of Health chose an El Paso, Texas, health professional to lead the county's department.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • How Crystal Lake District 155 superintendent's credit card spending stacks up

    CRYSTAL LAKE — From a $2,000 tab at Emeril's in New Orleans to costly stays in San Diego, the business of education has become expensive for superinte ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District to offer geocaching adventure in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A geocaching adventure will take a group of preteens and teenagers through Woodstock's Pleasant Valley Conservation Area.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Cary Park District planning fishing derby

    CARY – The Cary Park District has scheduled a Happy Trails Fishing Derby for Saturday.People can lea ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Free dental work event Friday at All Smiles in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – All Smiles Dental has scheduled its second annual Dentistry from the Heart event.During ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Recycling drive planned for McHenry

    McHENRY – A recycling drive is planned in McHenry on Saturday. The Environmental Defenders of McHen ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • U.S. job openings near 13-year high, hiring rises

    WASHINGTON – The number of U.S. job openings remained near the highest level in 13 years in July, and companies also stepped up hiring that month to t ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 9:51 am
  • Prosecutors: Lake County girl abused before killed by punch

    WAUKEGAN – Lake County prosecutors say an 11-year-old Waukegan girl who died after being punched in the stomach by her mother was also suffering from ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 8:41 am
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