Former mentor on trial for alleged sex abuse
WOODSTOCK – The alleged victim in a sex abuse case against his one-time youth mentor said the man was sexually aroused when he pulled down the boy's pants and spanked him.
Mon May 20, 2013
Local author Aavang to discuss book at Woodstock library
WOODSTOCK – In honor of Memorial Day, local author Steve Aavang will be at the Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd St., at 7 p.m. Thursday to discuss his book, "In Love with Freedom: the True Story of a Remarkable Woman." Aavang grew up as part of a five-generation Woodstock family, but he will take attendees on a journey back 100 years ... (more)
Woodstock grads urged to start on life scripts
Lathan Goumas - email@example.com A graduate fans herself with the program to keep cool Sunday during the 2013 commencement ceremony at Woodstock High School in Woodstock.
Sun May 19, 2013
Close-knit class says farewell to Faith Lutheran
Michael Jones sings from a hymnal during the 2013 commencement ceremony Saturday for Faith Lutheran High School at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake.
Sat May 18, 2013
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.
Work to make MCCD facilities more accessible
WOODSTOCK – Improvements planned for two McHenry County Conservation District facilities this summer will bring them in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the district's executive director said.
District 200 certified as HealthierU.S. school
WOODSTOCK – To the traditional Chicagoan, replacing classic pizza toppings like sausage and pepperoni with their turkey equivalent could be regarded as a sin.
Fri May 17, 2013
Police increase enforcement leading up to Memorial Day
Police departments in the area have kicked off their annual Click It or Ticket Campaigns through the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Huntley Police: Criminal Damage, Traffic Arrests
Note: The following information was obtained from Huntley Police Department arrest reports.
Hill reveals nominees for Mental Health Board, public health committee
McHenry County Board members will have two politically-sensitive choices that Chairwoman Tina Hill is asking them to make next week regarding the embattled Mental Health Board.
Marengo man gets 18 years for sex crimes
WOODSTOCK – A 49-year-old Marengo man was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison for sexually assaulting an underage family member for more than a decade.
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.
Economic growth tops Woodstock's priorities
WOODSTOCK – Displaying optimism for the coming years, city leaders put the spotlight on economic development during a State of the City luncheon that began with a tribute to recently deceased Mr.
Girls on the Run Equals Girl Power
Girl Power will be on display when 820 girls from throughout McHenry County run, walk or skip in the Girls on the Run Northwest Illinois signature 5K run.
No bond reduction for man's 10th DUI charge
WOODSTOCK – Calling him a danger to the public, Judge Sharon Prather on Thursday rejected a request to reduce the bond for a Wisconsin man charged with this 10th DUI.
Wed May 15, 2013
Fair Diddley set for this weekend
WOODSTOCK – An organization that grants money to mental health agencies is preparing for one of two yearly events that helps raise the funds to do so.
Agency to lead group on social skills, self-esteem
WOODSTOCK – The Family Alliance Center for Adult Care will facilitate a group on social skills and self-esteem on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Recovery Outreach Center, 101 Jefferson St., Woodstock.
Local group to host 5K at Woodstock North High
CRYSTAL LAKE – Girls on the Run of Northwest Illinois, celebrating its sixth year serving girls, will host its fifth annual Girls on the Run 5K on Sunday at Woodstock North High School, 3000 Raffel Road, Woodstock.