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  • Hampshire, McHenry East students win new cars through Operation Click (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sixteen-year-old Jason Lunstrum on Thursday jumped out of a silver Ford and thrust both fists triumphantly in the air, all of a sudden ...
    April 16, 2015 - 5:21 pm
  • Will County judge: Put your feet down and leave your shoes on

    JOLIET – There are probably better places than the jury box of Judge Daniel Rozak's courtroom to lean back and kick off your shoes.
    April 16, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Future video gaming banned in unincorporated Will County

    JOLIET — Future video gaming will be banned in unincorporated areas of Will County under an ordinance change approved by the Will County Board Thursda ...
    April 16, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Art for the Paws fundraiser set for Saturday in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The first ever Art for the Paws community project and fundraiser will be held this weekend.
    April 16, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Vernon Hills woman receives free makeover in time for Mother's Day

    LIBERTYVILLE – A mailer went out in Vernon Hills earlier this year asking women to apply for a free makeover in time for Mother's Day. The makeover wa ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • McHenry County College Fitness Center staff members recognized

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two McHenry County College Fitness Center staff members were named recipients of the 2015 Innovative Award by the Northern Illinois Spe ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Shah Center to offer courses on QuickBooks software in McHenry

    McHENRY – A course on accounting software will teach students how to track bills, invoices and estimates and to perform payroll functions in an easy-t ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Lindenhurst Park District director Lippert retires after 23 years

    LINDENHURST – Executive director Tom Lippert will retire from the Lindenhurst Park District May 15, according to a news release.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:06 am
  • Island Lake, McHenry men face drug charges after police find heroin during traffic stop

    McHENRY – Two men face multiple drug charges after a traffic stop Monday in McHenry resulted in the discovery of 25 grams of raw heroin, the McHenry C ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Clerk injured, woman charged in attempted Joliet motel robbery

    JOLIET - A desk clerk was cut when a woman tried to rob a motel office using a knife Wednesday, police said.
    April 16, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Elwood man killed in collision with truck

    ELWOOD - An Elwood man was killed after his car collided with a semitrailor Wednesday night.Robert J ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • Big plans for Radiant Raw Foods in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – As a former break dancer, St. Charles resident Deecee Chung said he knows the importance of fueling up properly before doing a routine.
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Mystery Diner: Barrel+Rye offers fine food, comfy dining experience

    GENEVA – For those looking for a comfortable place to kick back with friends after a hard day of work, Geneva has a fine new option.
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gordon: Community may join the District 41 facilities conversation

    District 41 is in the process of exploring facilities plans options in hopes of creating space to support full-day kindergarten and improving the phys ...
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Let's get Railroad Days back on track to recovery in 2016

    No carnival. Check.No live music. Check.No food vendors. Check.Sadly, the checklist is longer for hi ...
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
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