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July 2012

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WL ski show team making a splash

The Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team's 53rd year brings the glitz of Las Vegas to the lake.

Summer no off season for WNHS girls basketball

The Thunder varsity girls basketball team is busy installing a new offense in preparation for a season still months away.

City of Woodstock thrown a curve

Organizers are hopeful they can bring the 50/70 World Series to Woodstock. But a price tag of $200,000 means Woodstock Little League will have to approach the city for funds.

Council set to OK money for Woodstock Theatre

TIF funds totaling about $396,000 could pay for part of the Woodstock Theatre’s expansion project.

Woodstock to apply for federal highway funds

The Woodstock City Council voted 6-0 to pursue federal money for highway construction.

Wacky Plains takes stage for CASA, kids

The Wacky Plains concert Aug. 25 will benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates of McHenry County.

District 200 ends fiscal year with positive balance

Chief Financial Officer Risa Hanson said District 200's finances are in "a very positive position."

Judy A. Creighton

Roger M. Schiller

Rovena M. Marugg

Alice Elizabeth Pfeiffer Deethardt

Pearl K. Schaefer

Beverly P. Konczal Pruski Perez Redner Murphy Haydysch

Drought hits Woodstock hard

As Woodstock sweats through a severe drought that even light rains won’t fix, farmers, gardeners and others are left scrambling to salvage the growing season — and the summer.

Courthouse report shows $4.5 million in long-term costs

The city-owned courthouse on the Square needs major renovations and "presents financial, operational and capital challenges," according a recent report.

Girl Scouts blast bullying with video

An 11-year-old Woodstock girl takes part in a music video that aims to put a spotlight on bullying.

Woodstock Theatre asks for TIF money for expansion

Classic Cinemas seeks city funds to help pay for renovations to its Main Street theater.

Pastor looks to open Woodstock youth center

Revolution Ministries needs to raise $50,000 to close on a property purchase for a youth center on the Square.

District 200 summer construction on schedule

Work on two libraries was part of Woodstock School District 200's construction plans.

Mary L. Capone