McHenry County Department of Health staff and volunteers from the McHenry County Medical Reserve Corp take part in the Operation Dropbox Exercise on Tuesday , June 11, 2024, at the McHenry County Division of Transportation near Woodstock. The training exercise simulates the process of unloading and distributing medical counter-measures during emergencies along with helping to sort and distribute the donated items to veterans and their families in the county.

The Northwest Herald recognizes the Women of Distinction award winners during a luncheon Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at Boulder Ridge Country Club, 350 Boulder Drive in Lake in the Hills. The luncheon recognized 11 women in the community as who have distinguished themselves as leaders, mentors and role models.