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  • Tower of Power to bring signature soul music to St. Charles

    For more than 40 years, the band Tower of Power has been entertaining the world with its distinctive brand of soul music.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fox River Distilling Company opens in Geneva

    GENEVA – Several months after Penrose Brewing Company opened its doors in Geneva, the city now is home to a distillery – the Fox River Distilling Comp ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Area breweries to gather for 4th annual Brew Moon Beer and Band Fest Saturday

    McCOOK – The McCook Athletic Exposition Center (MAX), 4750 Vernon Ave., is teaming up with La Grange's Palmer Place to present the fourth annual Brew ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 2:22 pm
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board taps new executive director

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A familiar face to the county mental health community will take the reins of the McHenry County Mental Health Board.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • McHenry County supporters speak out against SEDOM closing at board meeting, rally

    WOODSTOCK – Connie Castillo of Wonder Lake said her 17-year-old may never attend another school dance after this year.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Judge rules Gempel search admissible

    JOLIET – Police acted in good faith when they executed a search warrant in the home of a Crest Hill man accused of killing his elderly neighbor and se ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Joliet moves forward on Cupcake Law

    JOLIET – Have no fear, cupcake, strudel and potica lovers.Following complaints from home bakers that ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Plainfield residents demand answers concerning Stratton

    PLAINFIELD – Residents wanted an explanation Wednesday on the move by the Plainfield Fire Protection District to put Deputy Chief Jon Stratton on admi ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Matched with mentors

    JOLIET – Ariana Zasada hopes to one day play softball and be an athletic trainer after high school. 
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Drunken intruder reported at Campton Township home

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – An intoxicated man who entered a residence in Campton Township one weekday morning apparently didn’t raise alarm among those at hom ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Burd, Wheeler differ on issues at candidate forum

    ST. CHARLES – In the race for state representative in Illinois District 50, Republican Keith Wheeler of Oswego and Democrat Valerie Burd of Yorkville ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Union Pacific Railroad seeks protective order during court hearing in Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A railroad company’s request for a protective order was discussed Wednesday during a Geneva man’s court hearing.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Geneva curbside leaf collection set to start

    GENEVA – Geneva’s curbside leaf collection starts Oct. 27, officials announced.The collection is org ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • St. Charles prepares for 21st annual Kick-A-Thon

    ST. CHARLES – Expect to see more than 200 people in long kick lines Friday outside St. Charles North High School for the 21st annual Kick-A-Thon fundr ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Apparent neighbor dispute in St. Charles Township causes damage to car tires

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – An apparent ongoing neighbor dispute about parking on the shoulder of a road has escalated to someone placing nails on the grou ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 6:54 pm
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