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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.
Lucious Hemphill was initially charged with more serious crimes and accused of being a part of an ongoing drug trafficking operation.
Douglas Boncosky is accused of identity theft, forgery and other crimes against an elderly relative.
Two unknown males demanded marijuana and fled with plants in a robbery reported in McHenry, according to police.
A Wonder Lake man charged with DUI had six previous DUI convictions and currently has three other pending criminal cases, according to court records.
Candidate filing has begun for the 2024 primary election, where several McHenry County seats - including state's attorney and board chair - are on the ballot.
McHenry's Riverwalk Shoppes, also know as the tiny shops, opened July 18 and will remain open every weekend through Dec. 31. This week, a new ice skating rink is set for construction in adjacent Miller Point Park.
Cary-Grove's Ellie Mjaanes helped lead the Trojans to a runner-up finish at Johnsburg's Thanksgiving Tournament in the opening week. The Trojans junior was selected as the Northwest Herald Athlete of the Week in an online vote.
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.
The county has received nearly $40 million in federal funds for the roadwork along Randall Road, which starts back up again next spring.
Tom Cooper owns several properties in Wonder Lake. He knows there are rumors about his plans, but says he wants to support annexation to improve downtown.
A McHenry County grand jury indicted these people on the following charges the week of Nov. 12, 2023.
Two townhouses were left uninhabitable and two dogs were killed in an Algonquin fire on Thanksgiving.
The Lakewood Board of Trustees are looking to fill a position after trustee April Runge left the board last week.