Lake and McHenry county libraries will be hosting an online program Jan. 19 called "Norge Ski Jumping Club in Fox River Grove: The Hill, the History, and Our Local Olympians."
Holiday festivities are starting to pop up in the McHenry County area as the Halloween season wraps up with some pumpkin smashing.
Two fishing buddies who located and pulled an 11-year-old boy from the frigid waters of Bangs Lake in Wauconda more than two years ago officially were recognized Wednesday for their heroic efforts.
A Wauconda police officer suffered minor injuries early Sunday after steering his patrol vehicle into the path of a wrong-way driver to prevent him from hitting other cars on the road.
According to Wauconda police, 26-year-old Kenneth M. Farrar was driving a motorcycle without a registration at about 4:43 p.m. Thursday when an officer attempted to pull him over at Brown Street and Slocum Lake Road.
A man was severely injured Thursday when he crashed his motorcycle into a marsh while evading a Wauconda police officer, authorities said.
Wauconda police pursued an armed man for nearly an hour Thursday afternoon through Wauconda, Mundelein and other parts of Lake County before apprehending him with the help of a Lake County sheriff's office dog, authorities said Thursday.
Breweries, wineries, pubs and restaurants throughout Lake County are doing what they can to adapt to the pandemic and attract customers this winter.