8 hrs ago
Hospital charges vary locally for same treatment
A Centegra Hospital-McHenry surgical team performs a laparoscopic hysterectomy. Hospitals serving McHenry County charge wildly different prices for the same treatment, according to figures released by the federal government for the first time last week.
20 hrs ago
Woodstock North celebrates success
Woodstock North High School graduates wear 2013 sunglasses Saturday during a rap by two students at the 2013 commencement ceremony in Woodstock.
Sat May 18, 2013
Neighbors want McHenry property cleaned up after March fire claimed life of girl
Christine Haynes of McHenry holds her 6-year-old daughter's hand Thursday while they look at what is left of their neighbors' home.
Fri May 17, 2013
NTSB wants blood alcohol level lowered for DUIs
States should cut the threshold for drunken driving from 0.08 to 0.05, a federal safety board said this week in a suggestion that was met with misgivings among some in the legal system.
Thu May 16, 2013
Supporters of Same Sex Marriage to Hold Vigil Today
McHenry County advocates for same sex marriage are planning to hold a peaceful vigil later today in Woodstock.
Wed May 15, 2013
McHenry Township could take on historic cemetery
McHENRY – More than 50 years after the last person was buried at Ostend Cemetery, its caretakers are hoping McHenry Township will take over the maintenance of the one-acre plot off Route 120 west of McHenry.
Chairwoman won't consider McHenry County Board committee's choice for vacancy
WOODSTOCK – A vacant Mental Health Board seat has sparked a showdown between County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill and the committee in charge of filling it.
D-156 looks at wireless upgrade
McHENRY – Despite a failed referendum in April, McHenry High School District 156 is still trying to implement proposed technology and security improvements.
Tue May 14, 2013
Federal aid available for McHenry County flood victims
McHenry resident Pauline Applegate stands in her backyard Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
Mon May 13, 2013
Woman questions why dog shot in drug raid
McHENRY – To Liz Koch, a defendant in a pending drug case, Buck was a 127-pound gentle giant.
Sun May 12, 2013
DrumStrong fundraiser, art sale set in McHenry
A simultaneous “Adopt a Painting Art Sale” will be presented by artists Rebecca Schultz and Susan O'Leary, who will be donating 150 paintings.
Jazz concert planned at McHenry church
McHENRY – The Meisel Music Collective will present Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon at 5 p.m. May 19 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in McHenry , 5603 Bull Valley Road.
Fri May 10, 2013
Undersheriff: Spring Grove woman dies in 'unfortunate accident'
SPRING GROVE – A Spring Grove woman died Friday in an “unfortunate accident,” according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
Thu May 09, 2013
What Do Area Hospitals Bill for Procedures?
While Centegra Hospital in Woodstock on average bills Medicare $36,379 for a major joint replacement, nearby Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital bills $44,897 for the same procedure, according to a federal database released Wednesday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services .
McHenry VFW leads effort to send care packages to troops
Cynthia Collado from the McHenry County Sheriff's Office helps transport care packages to the McHenry Post Office on Thursday.
Wed May 08, 2013
Damage picture becoming clearer as flooding abates
The floodwaters may be receding, but with it, emergency officials are getting a better idea of the damage April's rains did.
West Campus principal is ready to lead District 156
McHENRY – Whatever financial difficulties District 156 has, they're the responsibility of the adults who run the school system, the district's next superintendent said.
Spring brings outdoor volunteer opportunities
Spring has finally sprung. This is a great time to think about volunteering outdoors.
Tue May 07, 2013
Genealogy Query - BATEMAN : DICKSON : STASKO
Searching for adoptee... Baby Girl Bateman -born: July 9, 1971 -at the old McHenry Hospital in McHenry, IL -taken by/to adoption agency in Grayslake, IL near the Lake County Fairgrounds.