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  • Cary District 26 keeps A2 credit rating as Moody's drops negative outlook

    CARY – Cost-cutting moves made in recent years by Cary District 26 have resulted in the removal of a negative outlook on the district's credit rating, ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • Off the Deep End: Not a spring chicken, just hungry

    One of the benefits of having a partner in your senior years is that if you forget the name of something, he or she will remember it. And then the ine ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Woodstock police announce 'Coffee with the Chief' for March

    WOODSTOCK – The latest "Coffee with the Chief" event will feature a presentation about homelessness in McHenry County, Woodstock police recently annou ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Crystal Lake firefighters respond to vehicle fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department was called about 11 a.m. Wednesday for a vehicle on fire on Pauline Avenue, officials said.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Minooka sees decrease in reported crime

    MINOOKA – Minooka police saw a reduction in all but one category of criminal offenses reported into the Uniform Crime Reporting program, said Police C ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Antioch still alive in girls basketball sectional final

    LAKE COUNTY – It was a tough week for the local girls basketball teams. Antioch is the only local team left playing as the Sequoits captured the Wauco ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Several Lake County wrestlers place in top 6 at state

    LAKE COUNTY – Lake County wrestlers couldn't claim the championship at the University of Illinois state tournament on Saturday, but they took home ple ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Fox Lake police, FBI investigate bank robbery

    FOX LAKE – A man wearing a surgical mask and dressed in a blue hoodie robbed the PNC Bank in Fox Lake on Tuesday and fled the scene in a red van, auth ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Wheaton fire leaves house uninhabitable

    WHEATON – An early-afternoon basement fire Tuesday has left a house uninhabitable, according to a news release from the Wheaton Fire Department.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:42 am
  • Mystery Diner visit to Dao Sushi and Thai in Oakbrook Terrace: 6 photos

    With appealing aesthetics and ambiance, Dao Sushi and Thai in Oakbrook Terrace proves to be an inviting destination on two culinary fronts, highlighti ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Berwyn Tap Room adds to craft offerings

    BERWYN – If you buy a neighborhood bar and add craft brews, craft whiskeys and craft cocktails, is it still a neighborhood bar? It is if you haven’t f ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Fagan: ReDiscover program celebrates home

    The Big Read is now ReDiscover, a theme-centered, program-driven event. This year's theme is “Celebrating Home." From mid-March through April, program ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dominick: Record snow makes winter difficult for many families

    Despite the late snow coming in February, this has still been a very difficult winter for many.The h ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Library focuses on lifelong learning

    Over the past decade, many public libraries have been discussing and promoting the concept of lifelong learning because the world is changing very rap ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Riverside’s Big Chill warms the hearts of skaters

    RIVERSIDE – There’s a group of guys in Riverside who get a glazed look over their faces when the bird bath freezes for the first time in the fall. The ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:08 am
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