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McHenry County Fair Returns for 68th Year

McHenry County Fair Returns for 68th Year

The McHenry County Fair returns with live entertainment, food, carnival rides and, of course, plenty of animals!

Woodstock: 17th Annual Gavers Barndance to Raise Money for Cancer Awareness and Education

Woodstock: 17th Annual Gavers Barndance to Raise Money for Cancer Awareness and Education

Barndance fundraiser has raised $6.7 million over the years for cancer research, awareness and education.

Woodstock Summer in the Park: Street Parade, Picnic Setting Contest, Festivities

Woodstock Summer in the Park: Street Parade, Picnic Setting Contest, Festivities

Woodstock's Summer in the Park festivities will run July 13 to 17.

New Tenant Could be Moving into Woodstock's Old Courthouse

New Tenant Could be Moving into Woodstock's Old Courthouse

Woodstock is working on an agreement with Talia Pavia String Academy to move into the building.

Woodstock Man Charged After Kissing Underage Girl's Hand and Allegedly Charging at a Police Officer

Woodstock Man Charged After Kissing Underage Girl's Hand and Allegedly Charging at a Police Officer

A Woodstock man has been charged after he allegedly approached an underage girl on the Square, kissed her hand and later lunged at a police officer.

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Dangerous Heat Wave Headed for McHenry County

Northeastern Illinois is under an excessive heat watch.

Woodstock: 17th Annual Gavers Barndance to Raise Money for Cancer Awareness and Education

Barndance fundraiser has raised $6.7 million over the years for cancer research, awareness and education.

Woodstock Summer in the Park: Street Parade, Picnic Setting Contest, Festivities

Woodstock's Summer in the Park festivities will run July 13 to 17.

Real Woodstock Campaign Targets Commuters

Real Woodstock advertisements appear on Metra trains and at stations throughout the region.

Woodstock City Council Rejects Prevailing Wage Ordinance

For the second consecutive year, Woodstock City Council refused to adopt a prevailing wage ordinance.

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Dan Chamness College Report: Woodstock North Grad Worked Up From College Scout Team

Woodstock North High School graduate Ben Medlicot was named the Aurora University Work Team Defense Player of the Year.

Woodstock Family Rides Out of Tragedy; Enjoys Success at Horse Show

The Bauman family is back on its feet almost two years after a barn fire swept through their Woodstock horse stable.

Dan Chamness College Report: Former Blue Streak Ends Career at Luther

Dan Chamness covers the college careers of Woodstock-area athletes.

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Theatre on the Green Presents 'The Secret Garden'

Young actors from the Theatre on the Green will perform the classic play "The Secret Garden" in a scenic, outdoor setting.

Reality TV Family 'Willis Clan' to Perform at McHenry County Fair

The Willis Clan, a family who earned fame after appearing on the TODAY Show, America's Got Talent and their own show on TLC, will headline the fair's Family Concert Night Thursday, Aug. 4.

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Woodstock School District 200's Interfund Transfer Less than Expected

District 200 School Board had recently approved a transfer of up to $2.8 million from its transportation fund to its educational fund, but ultimately moved much less.

Attorney General's Office Rejects Complaint Against Woodstock School District 200; Resident Files Second Complaint

Attorney General's Office says it has no power over school code violations. Resident files second complaint against District 200, alleging Open Meetings Act violation.

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McHenry County Fair Returns for 68th Year

UPDATED: Name Released of Woodstock Man Killed by Metra Train

Woodstock School District 200 Board to Re-Vote on Superintendent Contract Extension; Resident Charges Board Violated Open Meetings Act

No Injuries in Woodstock School Bus Fire

Woodstock District 200 Reconsidering Health Clinic Due to Parental Consent Law

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