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The McHenry County Museum and Historical Society's new director, Wayne Duerkes, talks about need for additional space and love of northern Illinois history in the 19th century.
McHenry County copes with extreme heat.
Heat indices on Wednesday are set to climb to 110 to 115 degrees, and the warning notes some areas may see heat indices higher than that.
Temperatures are once again climbing into the triple digits in McHenry County this week.
McHenry County farms are opening up for the fall season. Apple picking, corn mazes, and pumpkin patches await
A Union man admitted Thursday to “peeping” into the windows of unsuspecting women on two separate occasions in Woodstock and was sentenced to the max of three years in prison.
This week's 5 things to do in McHenry County include the return of Tulip Fest in Spring Grove, the Woodstock Farmers Market, the McHenry County Historical Society & Museum and Mini Links at the Woodstock Library, as well as Arbor Day celebrations in Huntley and McHenry.
McHenry County, Johnsburg, Huntley McHenry, Crystal Lake and Woodstock are all readying for summer 2023 construction projects.
Egg hunts and other Easter activities – both traditional and not – are planned for this weekend in Cary, Crystal Lake, Huntley, Fox River Grove, Lake in the Hills and Woodstock.
Egg hunts are planned in Algonquin, Cary, Fox River Grove, Lakemoor, Marengo, Spring Grove and Union. Looking for something else to do? There are craft fairs in Algonquin and McHenry and a 5K in Huntley.
This week's 5 Things to Do in and around McHenry County include opening day at Randall Oaks Zoo, a story time with miniature therapy horses, a hike to the McHenry Dam, historical Chicago buses on display, and a performance by Jim Messina.
The Illinois Railway Museum in Union, a majority volunteer-run effort with no government assistance, is seeking volunteers to work at the largest rail museum in the United States.
Egg hunts – by flashlight and not – are in the works this Easter season in Algonquin, Cary, Fox River Grove, Huntley, Lakemoor, Marengo, Spring Grove, Union and Woodstock.
The Illinois Railway Museum in Union is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, which began with a North Shore Line Day and Cabin Fever Day this past weekend.
Among this week's offerings in McHenry County are social dancing and Taste of Sri Lanka in Crystal Lake; eagle viewing in McHenry, Algonquin and Carpentersville; North Shore Line Day at the Illinois Railway Museum; and the Woodstock Community Choir.