Light Drizzle Fog/Mist
48FLight Drizzle Fog/MistFull Forecast


  • Traffic on Route 14

    To the Editor:Anyone wishing to study inefficiency should direct their attention to Fox River Grove’ ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ban fire pits

    To the Editor:I’m curious as to why open fire pits are allowed in McHenry County.Years ago, leaf bur ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Menzer: Stability key to homeless students' success

    As part of the McHenry County Continuum of Care to End Homelessness, the McHenry Regional Office of Education is engaged in assisting children of fami ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Veterans golf outing

    To the Editor:I would like to thank Prairie Isle Golf Club, the volunteers and sponsors and, especia ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Want to give? Consider the United Way

    It’s tough out there for a lot of people.If you want to give, it’s hard to decide where to do it.For ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Where were they before?

    To the Editor:It has been a sad week watching the stream of customers going into Kmart since the liq ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: I can see clearly now, my glasses stayed dry

    You see on the TV news and in the movies people in the downtown districts of major cities carrying open umbrellas, and it looks kind of goofy.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Dvorak: Domestic violence puts some women on the path to incarceration

    Domestic violence is a hot topic right now -–a conversation being fueled by what we’ve witnessed inside a fancy hotel elevator and on the stage of the ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Domestic violence awareness

    To the Editor:October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.Domestic violence is on the front of soci ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Outdoor cats attack, too

    To the Editor:I read in your newspaper and saw on TV that attorney Steven Cuda and his wife were att ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: TIF talks encouraging

    When it comes to tax increment financing, it’s almost unheard of to see a municipality and a school district work together for the benefit of both sid ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A country with amnesia

    To the Editor:Despite the best efforts of the coexist-bumper-sticker crowd, our world remains an inc ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Illinois struggles while its neighbors prosper

    SPRINGFIELD – For every new job created in Illinois since January 2010, two people have signed up for food stamps.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Vikings, Panthers and NFL finally get it right

    The Minnesota Vikings and Carolina Panthers have gotten it right now by placing Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy on the commissioner’s exempt list, a sp ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • Not deserving of office

    To the Editor:Steve Reick’s letter to the editor (“Clearing the record,” Aug. 25) was priceless.Rare ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all NWH instances for analytics purposes.

    [SPONSORED] Meet Doctor Warren Jablonsky of Centegra Health Systems

    More videos

    Reader Poll

    After a quarter of the season, how would you grade the Bears?