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Gerriann Gerritsen, of Huntley, has released over 300 butterflies that she has raised this year. She’s currently releasing the last of her butterflies.
One organization was able to create a new position, outreach coordinator for McHenry County, with the funds from the global settlement with drugmakers.
Children aged 10 to 17 years who come from families with lower incomes are invited to apply for guitar lessons through the Free Guitars for Future Stars program.
In a rare move, the former child welfare agency workers were charged criminally for allegedly failing to follow procedures that might have prevented the boy's slaying.
The city celebrated the renovation of the Old Courthouse and other achievements while looking to future goals for local updates.s
Get in the fall spirit with ghost stories in Spring Grove to bundling up for an outdoor movie in McHenry
The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded at 11 a.m. Tuesday to the 8200 block of Mason Hill Road in unincorporated Woodstock for a reported head-on collision. One person was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.
Those charged with felonies the week of Sept. 3 by the Algonquin, Cary, Crystal Lake, Harvard, Island Lake, McHenry, Spring Grove and Woodstock police departments, as well as the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
Many family-friendly events are planned this weekend in McHenry County.
The Woodstock veterans group commander says the VFW bar has become too much of a distraction and too costly to continue to operate.
Diners who walk into the new Antigua Mexican Grill location in downtown Woodstock are greeted by a cheery atmosphere with bright paint on the walls and a mural by artist Aero Cruz.
A Crystal Lake police officer broke into tears Monday as she spoke of her disbelief when a child protective specialist from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services allowed AJ Freund, a bruised 5-year-old boy, to leave the police station with his mother.
AJ Freund's DCFS case worker made a series of missteps before the Crystal Lake boy was found dead, according to court testimony Tuesday.
The criminal trial for two former Illinois Department of Children and Family Services employees assigned to the case of a 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy killed by his parents in 2019 is set to begin Monday.
Those charged with felonies the week of Aug. 27, 2023, by the Algonquin, McHenry, Lake in the Hills, Crystal Lake, Cary, Spring Grove and Woodstock police departments, as well as the McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Illinois Department of Conservation.