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None of the McHenry County-wide office-holders are facing a Republican primary challenge next year, and only one Democrat filed to run for one of those seats.
Community-branded merchandise provides a way to shop and give locally and celebrate your McHenry County hometown.
The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce announced Catherine Peterson as its new president and CEO earlier this week, according to a news release.
Voters could be asked in March whether they're willing to raise the sales tax another quarter-percent to fund mental health services in McHenry County.
A Woodstock woman facing multiple drug- and theft-related felonies pleaded guilty Monday and was sentenced to five years in prison.
Woodstock's winter gear exchange has expanded over the years from gloves and scarves to coats and other winter clothing.
McHenry County Toys for Tots expects to give thousands of presents to kids this year. Gifts for toddlers and kids over 10 are especially needed.
This year’s guide includes two Woodstock-based businesses: Casting Whimsy Tea for special handcrafted tea blends and Hempstock Pharms with locally grown CBD hemp flower products.
Thousands of people packed the Woodstock Square for the Lighting of the Square Friday, Nov. 24, 2023, in Woodstock. The annual event featured brass music, caroling, free doughnuts and cider, food trucks, festive selfie stations and shopping.
Businesses across McHenry County will be offering promotions and participating in Small Business Saturday this weekend, a day to raise awareness of the importance of supporting small, locally-owned enterprises.
Get in the holiday spiriting from lighting up holiday lights in downtown Woodstock to giving back to the land with the McHenry County Conservation District.
A man found dead in his cell in the McHenry County jail this week has been identified as a McHenry man.
Jessica Cook has been making sweet treats for the last two years and selling them online. This past weekend, the Woodstock resident celebrated the grand opening of her first brick-and-mortar store.
People enjoy a free pre-Thanksgiving luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023, at the Woodstock train depot. This is the second year the meal that was provided through efforts of Warp Corps, MBI Cares, Isabel’s Family Restaurant, and Napoli’s Pizza, all located in Woodstock.
The Libertarian Party of Illinois had a "tortured interpretation" of state law to argue it should be an established party in McHenry County, a judge ruled.