Stories about Island Lake, Illinois
A presidential visit, a double homicide in Algonquin and an ‘American Idol’ semi-finalist all made headlines in McHenry County this past year.
End 2021 with an escape room in Woodstock and National Lampoon cars in Volo and then ring in the new year with food, drinks, music and maybe even bowling.
A Very Merry Huntley with a sing-a-long, free horse-drawn trolley rides, a community pasta dinner and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus is one of the Christmas-geared activities set for this weekend.
Santa will flip the Christmas lights on during the downtown McHenry Holiday Walk and Island Lake will light the star on its water tower.
Last year, the district had to spend $37,000 on repairing or replacing pumps, about twice what it normally spends on the year, with the District Manager Mohammed M. Haque attributing the increase to the problems instigated by wipes that do not break down like regular toilet paper.
“You’re outdoors for the most part, and you can enjoy it. ... If you’re not vaccinated, again, think about it that you add an extra degree of protection," Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN earlier this month
David A. Dally was arguing with a woman whom he knew when he strangled a small dog and threw it against a wall, according to police.
A McHenry County judge found a 39-year-old woman guilty Friday of abusing her 82-year-old employer and using a fake name following a bench trial last month.
A new sewer system is coming to Holiday Hills, a small village along the Fox River, whose about 250 homes use septic tanks — some that local officials say pose environmental hazards to the watershed because they are in areas prone to flooding.
McHenry County judge finds that Bethany Austin acted under ‘strong provocation’ when she mailed another woman’s sexually explicit photos.