Woodstock goes back to the '80s with - Wedding Singer'
Holly and Sammy rock each others world in TownSquare Players' production of "The Wedding Singer."
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
One dead in Woodstock fire
Firefighters responded to the 500 block of Kimball Avenue around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, said Woodstock Fire Capt.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Valerie Blaine Maple sugaring heralds springa s arrival
Sap drips from a metal spire in a sugar maple tree at a maple-sugaring demonstration at Johnson's Mound in Elburn.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
MCCD class involves making maple sugar candy
MARENGO – Maple syrup will be turned into maple cream and maple sugar candy as part of a McHenry County Conservation District program.
Structure fire ongoing in Marengo
MARENGO – Firefighters are working to extinguish a structure fire along Root Road, near Marengo, according to officials from the Marengo Fire Protection District.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Conservation district offers spring programs in March
Children will enjoy an hour of fun, including a game, craft, snack and educational activities.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Marengo Lions Club hosts breakfast fundraiser
MARENGO – The Marengo Lions Club and Marengo LEO Club will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon, March 16, inside the Marengo United Methodist Church, 119 E. Washington St. Tickets are available now at $6 for adults and $3 for kids between the ages of 4 and 13. Children under the age of 3 are admitted free.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
District 154 increases technology fee for student laptops
MARENGO – Incoming freshmen at Marengo High School will have to chip-in an extra $5 next school year for a laptop as part of the school's expanding digital learning program.
Marengo man allegedly battered and sexually abused Marengo H.S. employee
WOODSTOCK – A Marengo man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he battered and sexually abused a Marengo Community High School employee.
Annual sugar maple festival approaches
MARENGO – While it may still feel like winter, the flowing of maple sap is a sign that spring is coming.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
PTSD discussion to be held in Marengo
The impact of post-traumatic stress disorder will be explored at 6:30 p.m. on March 10 at Lifetree Cafe, 125 S. State St., Marengo.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Attorney relocates office after Christmas night fire
Attorney Paula Rieghns checks her cell phone at her new office in Marengo. On Christmas, a mysterious fire destroyed her office and had the attorney worried about her safety.
Lifelong Marengo resident a fixture at Zion Lutheran
Sherry Roberts, a Marengo resident who actively volunteers at Zion Lutheran Church and the Bethesda home in Marengo, recently went to downstate Washington to help tornado victims.
Marengo woman's passion for volunteering helps set example
Kathy Cregan of Marengo has devoted much of her time to volunteering and works with Visiting Angels in Crystal Lake as a caregiver for an elderly couple.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Flood advisory in effect for McHenry County
The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for much of northeastern Illinois, including portions of southern McHenry County.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Marengo-Union Library hosts family memoirs class
MARENGO – Residents can learn about the tips and tools to preserve family memories forever during a writing class at 10 a.m., Thursday, inside the Marengo-Union Library, 200 S. State St., Marengo.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Marengo interchange closer to reality
MARENGO – City officials are confident that the Illinois Tollway Authority will make a formal commitment to an interchange sometime after initial planning begins in May on reconstructing the Route 23 bridge over Interstate 90. The confidence boost comes after City Administrator Gary Boden and Marengo's engineers from HR Green recently met ... (more)
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Temperatures may reach at or above freezing today for first time in 3 weeks
It appears McHenry County will get a slight relief from this year's unrelenting winter as temperatures could reach has high as 32 degrees Thursday.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Woodstock fire displaces two residents
Around 2:45 p.m., a neighbor reported smoke coming from the home at 1165 Greenwood Circle in Woodstock.