3 hrs ago
Open house for Fox Bluff plan set
The final draft, which lays out a vision for the Fox Bluff Conservation Area, went live on the McHenry County Conservation District's website ahead of an open house scheduled for 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park.
11 hrs ago
This simple pet procedure has health benefits
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 51.8 percent of households in Illinois owned pets in 2011.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
A new generation of directors leads CTE in 'iSing'
A new generation of directors leads CTE/FVTC, including, back row, from left: Andy Bero, Jonathon Horn and Chris Cherry; and front, from left: Erin Minogue, Sarah Robertson, Allison Cherry and Brian Cherry.
Algonquin roadside safety check nets 20 tickets
ALGONQUIN – On Friday, the Illinois State Police and the Algonquin Police Department conducted a joint roadside safety check in Algonquin on Route 62 and Ryan Parkway.
Palatine-area family's golden retriever believed stolen
Family members say Bailee, a 3-year-old golden retriever, was stolen after wandering away from their home in unincorporated Cook County near Palatine.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Suburban districts spend $320,800 opposing online charter school plan ...
The appeal process for a proposed suburban virtual charter school was cut short last week - but not before 18 suburban school districts spent more than $320,800 in legal fees on the issue.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Road work season in full swing around McHenry County
James D. Fiala Paving company employee Ron McFarland operates an asphalt milling machine June 5 along Fleming Road in Bull Valley.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Algonquin to host Conservation Community Day
ALGONQUIN – The village of Algonquin will host its 11th annual Conservation Community Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 21 along the Woods Creek bike path from Bunker Hill Drive south to Woods Creek Lane.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Homeschoolers' toy sale to aid Haiti
CRYSTAL LAKE – Members of the Barrington Area Home Schoolers group will host their eighth annual Kids Toy Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Friday at Algonquin Township, 3702 Route 14. Since 2004, the Barrington Area Home Schoolers have made contributions of more than $10,000 to Bright Hope and the project in Haiti they support.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Algonquin to host art show at Riverfront Park
ALGONQUIN – The village of Algonquin and the Algonquin Public Arts Commission will host the sixth annual Algonquin's Art on the Fox fine art show on Saturday and Sunday.
Child luring reported in Rolling Meadows
Police in the northwest suburbs are hoping someone can help identify a man who tried to lure a 12-year-old girl into his car.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Northwest suburban police blotter
Lamar K. Powells, 30, of the 1500 block of South Homan, Chicago, and Delaney Thompson Jr., 29, of the 11000 block of South State Street, Chicago, were arrested around 2:43 p.m. June 9 on the 1600 block of North Arlington Heights Road and charged with felony retail theft.
Looking Forward for June 10, 2013
Green Street Cruise Nights take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 30 at Route 120 and Green Street, McHenry.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Indiana man linked to burglary near Algonquin
WOODSTOCK – A man arrested last month on a warrant out of Indiana has been linked to a residential burglary near Algonquin, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Crystal Lake Relay For Life takes steps against cancer
CRYSTAL LAKE – Sharon Karch, an Algonquin resident, suffered from a cancerous tumor in her kidney nearly 50 years ago, a time when cancer was rarely spoken about.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Algonquin man given 5 years for violating probation
Assistant State's Attorney Dave Johnston said Bennett was on probation for 2011 burglary charges, and as part of that sentence he was not to violate any other laws.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Fox Valley police reports
Derek Thavonesiri, 20, of the 2300 block of Woodside Drive, Carpentersville, was charged Monday with the manufacture and delivery of marijuana, possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a police report.
No one injured in Algonquin fire Updated Jun 3, 2013 8:38 AMNo one...
Officials from the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District said a resident called regarding smoke showing in the wall of his home at 1:29 a.m. Monday morning.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Detour: Fleming Road detour starts Monday
Detour's main shortcut to get from the Northwest Herald building to the county government complex in Woodstock is shutting down Monday.