The Woodstock Independent covers Woodstock, Wonder Lake and Bull Valley, Ill., USA. The Independent’s weekly print edition is published every Wednesday.
Independently owned and operated since its founding in 1987, The Woodstock Independent is a 14-time winner of the Illinois Press Association’s Kramer Memorial Trophy, awarded to the best small, non-daily newspaper in Illinois. The Independent also publishes The Torch, a quarterly journal.
The Woodstock Independent is a member of the Illinois Press Association and the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors.