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  • Uncovering the past

    WOODSTOCK – Midwest Archaeological Research Services is giving Illinois students the opportunity to uncover a part of McHenry County’s past via its 20 ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Two die in I-290 crash near Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Two people died on July 16 after a three-vehicle crash on I-290 east of North Avenue near Elmhurst, according to reports.
    July 18, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • McHenry Public Library to host Q&A session on medical marijuana

    McHENRY – Anyone that wants to learn more about medical marijuana in Illinois can do so by attending a Q&A session at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Rooms 135 and ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • National Night Out events planned for Wonder Lake

    WONDER LAKE – National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 2, will provide a family-friendly opportunity to interact with the community.
    July 16, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Lake in the Hills OKs Blue Cow Polish Deli to pursue liquor license

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Committee of the Whole gave preliminary approval for the Blue Cow Polish Deli to receive a liquor license at its meeting this ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Trial set to begin for McHenry man accused of murdering ex-girfriend, sealing her body in bedroom

    WOODSTOCK – Jury selection will begin Monday for a McHenry man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend and sealing a bedroom where her remains were fou ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Gavers Cancer Foundation Barndance attendees reconnect in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – At the 17th annual Gavers Community Cancer Foundation Barndance in Woodstock, people came out to have fun, support a cause and reconnect w ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Bicyclists, municipalities work to make McHenry County bike-friendly

    WOODSTOCK – When Eberhard Veit was campaigning to close the gap between the new multiuse trail along Route 14 and the city of Woodstock’s existing bik ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Local GOP delegates say Trump is in, protesters could be trouble

    Local delegates going to the Republican convention this week said they believe the Trump nomination is settled but they still expect a “wild” conventi ...
    July 16, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • County Board considers Weber Road interchange budget of $18 million

    JOLIET – The Will County Board is set this week to decide whether to set the county’s portion of engineering and construction costs related to the Web ...
    July 17, 2016 - 8:45 pm
  • Houbolt Road bridge seen as first step in accommodating economic growth in Joliet area

    JOLIET – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s comments in Joliet last week as he announced a $190 million bridge project at Houbolt Road off Interstate 80 offered hope ...
    July 16, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Minooka-based charity to raise money to support children in cancer treatment

    MINOOKA – A local charity hopes to raise $3,000 in a 24-hour period for National Lollipop Day in an effort to give treats to children undergoing cance ...
    July 16, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Family of Plainfield man killed in crash mourn his death, celebrate birth of his daughter

    Finding a career. Raising children. Growing older.These are the matters we think about for ourselves ...
    July 16, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Elmhurst police investigating aggravated robbery at Dress Barn

    ELMHURST - The Elmhurst Police Department continues to investigate an aggravated robbery that occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. July 15 at the Dress ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Berwyn resident spreads joy of Italian language

    BERWYN – Berwyn resident Vincent Cerda was born to American parents, but his first language wasn’t English. The 22-year-old learned to speak Italian b ...
    July 17, 2016 - 8:40 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What would it take for you to switch political parties?
    I’m not loyal to any party
    A really good opposition candidate
    A dreadfully bad candidate from my party
    I’ll never switch parties