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With no discussion, the City Council last week approved an additional $586,000 to the remodeling project of the Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House. The 26 change orders the council authorized […] Subscribe or Login to continue reading this quality article by The Woodstock Independant …
After the sudden retirement last month of the chief of the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District, the command structure has had a cascade of new appointments. Chief Mike Hill retired at a […] Subscribe or Login to continue reading this quality article by The Woodstock Independant …
805 Lake Ave., former site of Frank Reed's Tydol gas station, is now home of Fur Elegance Pet Salon. (Independent photo by Ken Farver)
How did you do, Photo Detectives? Frank Reed’s Tydol Station was located on what was then U.S. 14 and was the first station that drivers encountered after crossing Route 47 […] Subsc…
One very active outreach ministry at First Presbyterian Church combines talents, ideas, information, and fellowship. In 2010 congregation member Kay Darby and the late Judy Haimbaugh read an article a…
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By PETER HANCOCKCapitol News Illinoisphancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Negotiators in the Illinois House and Senate have reached agreement on a bill to ban the purchase, sale, and manufacture of semi-automatic assault […] Subscribe or Login to continue reading this quality article by The Woodstock Independant …
Surrounded by family, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker shakes hands with state Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Ann Theis after she swore him in Monday to a second term. (Capitol News Illinois photo by Jerry Nowicki)
By NIKA SCHOONOVERCapitol News Illinoisnschoonover@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Gov. J.B. Pritzker was sworn in to his second term Monday with the state’s other constitutional officers, promising a bold and ambitious agenda for the next four years. The ceremony was held at the Bank of Springfield Center, the same venue that for several mon…

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Woodstock co-op swimmer Daniel Ortiz swims freestyle at a home meet Jan. 18. (Independent photo by Ken Farver)
By Seth Roweand Sandy Kucharskinews@thewoodstockindependent.com Back in home water again, the Woodstock boys co-op swim team hosted Jacobs and Belvidere Jan. 18. The Woodstock co-op tallied 83 points …

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