May 23, 2013
WOODSTOCK – It’s been a bad couple of months for the city’s water-related equipment.
WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man accused of leaving the scene of an accident that left two Woodstock teens dead was taken back to jail Thursday and his bond was increased.
WOODSTOCK – A McHenry-area man who admitted to sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
WOODSTOCK – Parents of home-schooled students who have or might have disabilities who reside in District 200 are urged to attend a meeting Thursday, May 30.
WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5040 will have a Memorial Day ham luncheon Monday.
WOODSTOCK – The occasional tip still rolls in three years to the day since Beth Bentley was last seen.
May 22, 2013
WOODSTOCK – “Recycle Yourself: Natural Burial Options” will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd St.
WOODSTOCK – The spring series of the Four Seasons Gardening program from University of Illinois Extension concludes with a session titled “Don’t Doubt the Drought.”
For the Jensens, life as foster parents is hectic but rewarding.
WOODSTOCK – In honor of Memorial Day, local author Steve Aavang will be at the Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd St., at 7 p.m. Thursday to discuss his book, "In Love with Freedom: the True Story of a Remarkable Woman."
May 21, 2013
WOODSTOCK – The bench trial for a one-time youth mentor accused of sexually abusing a young boy concluded during its second day, but a McHenry County judge won’t announce the verdict until next week.
May 19, 2013
Maura Beattie’s promising running career took an unexpected turn two years ago.
CRYSTAL LAKE – Hospitals serving McHenry County charge wildly different prices for the same treatment, according to figures released by the federal government for the first time.
May 18, 2013
CHARLESTON – Woodstock’s Maura Beattie utilized a different strategy against Marengo’s Katie Adams, her rival, for their fourth meeting in the 3,200 meters this season.
May 17, 2013
WOODSTOCK – To the traditional Chicagoan, replacing classic pizza toppings like sausage and pepperoni with their turkey equivalent could be regarded as a sin.
WOODSTOCK – County officials are studying ways to build a more skilled workforce here rather than relying on hiring foreign workers.
May 16, 2013
WOODSTOCK – Displaying optimism for the coming years, city leaders put the spotlight on economic development during a State of the City luncheon that began with a tribute to the recently deceased Mr. Woodstock, Don Peasley.
WOODSTOCK – Calling him a danger to the public, McHenry County Judge Sharon Prather on Thursday rejected a request to reduce the bond for a Wisconsin man charged with his 10th DUI.
The last time Kurt Kyle was in the newspaper, he never would have guessed the next time would be for this.
Helping Paws Animal Shelter’s annual spring sale is scheduled to begin late this month.
May 15, 2013
WOODSTOCK – An organization that grants money to mental health agencies is preparing for one of two yearly events that helps raise the funds to do so.
CRYSTAL LAKE – Girls on the Run of Northwest Illinois, celebrating its sixth year serving girls, will host its fifth annual Girls on the Run 5K on Sunday at Woodstock North High School, 3000 Raffel Road, Woodstock.
WOODSTOCK – The Family Alliance Center for Adult Care will facilitate a group on social skills and self-esteem on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Recovery Outreach Center, 101 Jefferson St., Woodstock.
May 14, 2013
WOODSTOCK – Every day for 3 1/2 years, Roberto Garcia used heroin. Every day his family was left to wonder if he was dead or alive.
RICHMOND – An overnight fire on Tuesday caused $30,000 worth of damage to a former chiropractic care center in Richmond, according to the Richmond Township Fire Protection District.
May 13, 2013
McHENRY – Shopping locally is worth an extra $153 per car, the McHenry City Council decided in a 6-1 vote.
May 12, 2013
WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Department of Health has partnered with several businesses and community organizations to collect and recycle residential electronics and a variety of other recyclable materials for residents.
May 11, 2013
WOODSTOCK – At Prime Law Group in Woodstock, old-school attorneys converge with new technology for a formula that managing partner Jim Militello III hopes spells success.
May 10, 2013
CRYSTAL LAKE – Cathy Patenaude said the Family Health Partnership Clinic no longer can contain the continuously growing spirit of giving.
WOODSTOCK – Old Courthouse renovation efforts have been slow to show much visible improvement to passersby, but that soon could change as the city shifts its focus toward larger projects, including a new roof and dome, officials said.
CRYSTAL LAKE – Acts of Sweetness, A Divine Dessert Tasting, will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Park Place banquet facility, 406 W. Woodstock St.
BULL VALLEY – Fleming Road, a scenic drive and monument to the fact that you can in fact fight city hall, will be getting its long-overdue repairs starting next month.
May 9, 2013
WOODSTOCK – A Cary teen who failed the county’s drug court program and violated his probation is headed to prison.
May 8, 2013
Meghan Mullaney has been hired as Woodstock’s new head volleyball coach, Blue Streaks athletic director Glen Wilson announced Wednesday.
May 7, 2013
WOODSTOCK – Paul Rausch has a theory.
WOODSTOCK – Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas L. Kilbride will deliver the keynote speech at the McHenry County Bar Association and Prairie State Legal Services Pro Bono award ceremony.
WOODSTOCK – The Rural Woodstock Public Library Board is seeking applicants to fill its open seat.
May 6, 2013
WOODSTOCK – The Ladies of Harley in Woodstock will hold a plant and bake sale supporting Turning Point from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Woodstock Harley-Davidson store, 2050 S Eastwood Drive.
WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Division of Transportation will host a construction informational meeting May 14 to outline the Fleming Road construction project.
May 5, 2013
WOODSTOCK – Family Alliance Inc. will offer a free caregiver support group to provide information, connection and emotional, educational and social support to Spanish-speaking persons caring for someone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.
WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5040 will host a prime rib dinner Friday, May 10.
WOODSTOCK – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County invites artists to submit samples of their work for consideration in its fifth annual Art of the Land benefit on Sept. 20 and 21.
WOODSTOCK – The Rural Woodstock Public Library Board of Trustees is accepting applications until May 29 to fill one vacancy on the board.
WOODSTOCK – The Square does Christmas celebrations. It does Groundhog Day like no one else.
May 3, 2013
WOODSTOCK – The spring series of the Four Seasons Gardening program, from University of Illinois Extension, continues with “All About Tomatoes: Strategies for Controlling Common Pests and Disorders.”
May 2, 2013
McHENRY – Centegra Health System’s breast health program will sponsor Mammo Monday events throughout McHenry County during May and June.
WOODSTOCK – A new Junior Master Gardeners program is being offered to youth ages 9 to 18 through the University of Illinois Extension and 4-H.
May 1, 2013
Every day could be considered a milestone for Adam Wolk – just not the ones that most 20-year-olds are used to celebrating.
WOODSTOCK – The annual 4-H Tack Sale of the Paws ’n’ Hooves 4-H Club, which had been scheduled for Saturday at the McHenry County Fairgrounds, has been canceled. Proceeds were to be used for improvements to the horse arena at the fairgrounds.
WOODSTOCK – On May 16, the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce & Industry will host a State of the City Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Woodstock Country Club, 10310 Club Road.