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  • Woman dies after crash in Green Garden Township

    A 62-year-old Manteno resident was pronounced dead at 10:42 p.m. Sunday at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • Crystal Lake lawyer named new McHenry County associate judge

    WOODSTOCK – Beating out nearly 20 other candidates, Mark R. Facchini of Crystal Lake was named the newest associate judge of the 22nd Judicial Circuit ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 5:18 pm
  • Plainfield house fire causes $100,000 in damage

    PLAINFIELD – A fire over the weekend caused thousands of dollars in damage to a Plainfield home.The ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Joliet Black Teen Summit teaches students to search for opportunities

    JOLIET – High school students at the Black Teen Summit in Joliet were taught that, when they’re faced with difficulties in life, they should resist te ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • An Extraordinary Life: Joliet court reporter used shorthand, typed, transcripts, and raised a family while working

    JOLIET – Marianne Governale of Joliet began the eulogy for her mother like this: “We honor my mom by celebrating because there are few people who enjo ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • Hot dog on wheels still draws a crowd

    JOLIET – Put a giant hot dog on motorized wheels and see what happens.Eighty-one years after it firs ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 10:36 pm
  • McHenry County Historical Society kicks off series with protest songs program

    UNION – Public protests about perceived loss of freedoms and equal rights is nothing new.In the cent ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Centegra support group meets in Huntley for parents of children with ADD, ADHD

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System is offering a free support group for parents of children with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperac ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board considers partnership with local police

    CARY – A new partnership between the Cary Police Department and McHenry County Mental Health Board might help residents in need get access to behavior ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Starbucks pulls liquor license from Huntley location

    HUNTLEY – People looking for the option to grab a beer or glass of wine at Starbucks locations in Huntley, Crystal Lake and Algonquin no longer will b ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry County sheriff: Avoid Walkup Road between Hillside and Pleasant Hill roads

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is advising drivers to avoid Walkup Road between Hillside and Pleasant Hill roads in Crystal Lake b ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • The Land Conservancy of McHenry County conserves oak trees throughout county

    BULL VALLEY – Passersby might miss the nearly 350-year-old bur oak tree located north of Route 120 and just west of Thompson Road near Bull Valley. 
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • New owners of old Joliet diocese property seek zoning for winery

    JOLIET – Owners of the old Diocese of Joliet property will seek zoning board approval of their winery project in March.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 10:40 pm
  • Students join in random acts of kindness

    Don’t be surprised if a teenage athlete does something nice for you on Sunday.Female student athlete ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • Q&A: Joliet instructional literacy coach talks about enhancing education

    JOLIET – Herald-News reporter Felix Sarver recently spoke with Kristen Sterr, an instructional literacy coach for Joliet Public Schools District 86, a ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 10:35 pm