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The McHenry City Council might ask voters again in March to fund a rec center expansion; the same ballot question failed in 2018.
After seven years in the making, the state of Illinois has unveiled the monarch butterfly decal license plate.
At 100 years old, the Sterling Park District certainly is historic, but it prides itself on having state-of-the-art facilities, Sterling Park District Marketing Manager Breanne Hunter said.
This year marks the Sterling Park District's 100th anniversary.
The annual Grinchmas on the Green begins at 4 p.m. Saturday with free hot chocolate and cookies underneath the pavilion in Village Green. At 5 p.m., Santa and the Grinch arrive via the fire truck courtesy of the Plainfield Fire Protection District.
Woodstock is considering design options for what's dubbed an inclusive, intergenerational playground.
Crystal Lake’s Depot Park is getting closer to a makeover, as developers presented three designs to city council and the public.
The Algonquin Garden Club and the Algonquin Historic Commission secured $22,500 to fund the Mineral Springs restoration project.
Sterling Park District installed a nine-hole disc golf course at Kilgour Park, 400 W. 15th St., off West LeFevre Road.
More than a decade after the McHenry City Council approved, then overturned a vote, to bring a disc golf course to town, the idea was nixed again on Monday.
Joliet Park District cancels lease after seeing Hartman center in Joliet Township grant for asylum seekers.
A gaga ball pit is set to join the line-up of Vaile Park’s recently unveiled playground, thanks to 17-year-old Gab Buelvas.
Gab Buelvas, 17, of Dixon, lead a group of about 15 volunteers in building a gaga ball pit for Vaile Park on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023. The gaga ball pit was Buelvas' Eagle Scout project.
The Dixon Park District officially opened its newest and biggest modern playground with a ceremony Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023.
New equipment was unveiled at Vaile Park Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023 by the Dixon Park District.