Village of Spring Grove
This week's 5 Things to Do in McHenry County include Marengo Settlers Day, Woodstock Rail Fest, Vintage Shop Hop across the region, a “Hocus Pocus” screening outside in Lake in the Hills and an indigenous storytelling event in Crystal Lake.
The exterior of the 1876 octagonal horse barn near Spring Grove is not all that impressive. But step inside and look up, and the ceiling appears almost cathedral-like.
So many festivals on tap in McHenry County this weekend, including the Woodstock Ale Fest, the Spring Grove Storytelling Festival and Cider Fest at the McHenry County Historical Society and Museum in Union.
The Illinois Storytelling Festival returns Saturday as the Spring Grove Storytelling Festival, bringing back a long-time event that once brought up to 2,500 people to the community.
A McHenry County grand jury indicted these people on the following charges the week of Sept. 5, 2022.
Among the fun to have in McHenry County this weekend: Huntley Fall Fest, Johnny Appleseed Festival in Crystal Lake, Oktoberfest celebrations in both Island Lake and Spring Grove, the McHenry County Farm Stroll, and Woodstock High School's 100th anniversary open house.
McHenry County restaurants of all types face same challenges as others across country: not enough staff for current dining demands.
The Spring Grove Fire Protection District wants its emergency responders and village employees to be trained in how to teach others in the community how to use naloxone at home or anywhere they may find someone experiencing an overdose.
Two Republicans running for the McHenry County Board in District 6 said they worry about how the county will pay for new requirements mandated in the SAFE-T Act, while their Democratic opponent said she thinks many of those requirements help make the area better.
A McHenry County judge ruled Thursday that Lorin Volberding, a former Chicago police officer sentenced to 50 years in prison for fatally shooting his wife in 2017, will not get a new trial, but will have a second sentencing hearing.
In Wes Crain’s 30-year career as an instructor at McHenry County College, he has trained more than 8,000 students to be firefighters, many of whom still work in the county today.
This is a list of those charged with felonies by the McHenry County Sheriff's Office and the Algonquin, Cary, Crystal Lake, Fox River Grove, Johnsburg, Marengo, Richmond and Spring Grove police departments for the week of Aug. 28.
Events in Harvard and Lake in the Hills offer a way to mark the 21st anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, this Sunday, but McHenry County will also be home to plenty of fall fun, as well as a food truck festival and touch-a-truck event.
This year’s corn maze at the Richardson Adventure Farm in Spring Grove is all about 007 and the many faces of James Bond.
A Gurnee man who left the scene of a 2020 Richmond crash that injured a woman was arrested again Sunday after prosecutors filed a petition seeking to revoke his probation.