Firefighters were able to contain damage from a house fire to one room Saturday morning in Crystal Lake, according to the Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department.
A brush fire that started in Lakemoor burned about 20 acres of land before firefighters extinguished it Thursday, according to the McHenry Township Fire Protection District.
A person at the home in Nunda Township outside Crystal Lake suffered minor injuries.
The remains of a young Black boy found in the Fox River in 1963 were never identified. Advocates hoped this week's cemetery dig would change that.
Illinois Department of Natural Resources says Steuben Road parking lot solves access problems, neighbors had been making their own entrances to Moraine Hills State Park.
Residents of Steuben Road want to know why a parking lot and pathway is being built on their street as a new access point to the park.
A rollover vehicle crash in Prairie Grove, left driver trapped in car and was airlifted to Advocate Condell Medical Center with life-threatening injuries Thursday evening.
Nearly two weeks after a 28-year-old McHenry man was reported missing, police have no update on his whereabouts, police said Tuesday.
McHenry County Board member Kelli Wegener will hold a town hall meeting open to all McHenry County residents from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nunda Township Hall, 3510 Bay Road in Crystal Lake.
A McHenry County judge ruled last week that a law passed and signed by Gov. JB Pritzker in 2019, allowing residents of only McHenry County to dissolve their townships in a referendum, is unconstitutional.
Ten additional early voting locations opened across McHenry County on Monday ahead of the April 4 election.
Those living in rural parts of eastern McHenry County may see people taking photos near their properties, but officials say there is no need to worry.
Early voting kicks off on Thursday for the April 4 election, allowing voters to begin casting their ballots at the McHenry County Administration Building in Woodstock.
The Illinois Department of Transportation handles maintenance and snow removal for Route 31, but Crystal Lake plows parts of Route 14 and 176 in the city under maintenance agreement
With the polls now closed in Illinois, the count can begin to see which candidates will take the 18 open seats on the McHenry County Board.