Sally A. Reuter-Radka

Sally A. Reuter-Radka died Friday, Nov., 17, 2017, at the Amber Glen Alzheimer Special Care Center, Urbana. She was born Jan. 11, 1935, to Herman and Cornelia (Freund) Nye  in Terre Haute, Ind. She was a resident of Champaign, although she spent most of her life in...

Rory Robert Semrau

Rory Robert Semrau, McHenry, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 13, 1964, to Walter Semrau and Dianne Kay Rush in Woodstock. He was a carpenter by trade who took pride in his work. He was an avid outdoorsman...
Boys Basketball Begins with Hoops for Healing

Boys Basketball Begins with Hoops for Healing

Marian Central Catholic High School, Woodstock High School and Woodstock North High School boys basketball teams will kick off their seasons in a tournament that has encourage sportsmanship and supports cancer awareness and fundraising. They will play in the annual...
Streaks Football Coach Thompson Steps Down

Streaks Football Coach Thompson Steps Down

WHS begins search for new head coach After three years of heading up the Woodstock High School varsity football team, Tommy Thompson announced his resignation as head coach of the Blue Streaks. Thompson cited a desire to spend more time with his family as the reason...
Lighting of the Square, Full of Activities

Lighting of the Square, Full of Activities

At precisely 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, the flip of a switch will light thousands of twinkling lights, officially kicking off the beginning of the holiday season in Woodstock. Festivities will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until 9 p.m. Thousands are expected to gather to...

Gayle A. Christman Bean

Gayle A. Christman Bean, 63, Woodstock, died Monday Nov. 6, 2017, at JourneyCare Hospice-Woodstock. She was born April 15, 1954, to Andrew and Eilleen (Huppert) Marchetti in Chicago. On Aug. 17, 1985, she married Scott Bean. She was a loving wife, mother and...

Jeffrey A. Schroeder

Jeffrey A. Schroeder, 48, Woodstock, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, in North Chicago. He was born July 6, 1969, to Tom and Sharon Schroeder in Woodstock. He was a longtime employee of Local 150. He loved operating all heavy equipment. He also loved being a dad and...

Joseph C. Burg

Joseph C. Burg, 84, Woodstock, died Nov. 6, 2017, at Centegra Hospital-McHenry, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 19, 1933, to Christopher and Anna (Ahlers) Burg, in Manitowoc, Wis., the youngest of eight children. The family moved to Woodstock in 1945....
WHS, WNHS Swimmers Make Waves at FVC Meet

WHS, WNHS Swimmers Make Waves at FVC Meet

The girls on the Woodstock High School/Woodstock North High School co-op swim team knew they would be swimming upstream as they headed into the Fox Valley Conference championship meet Nov. 4, but they ended the day with their heads above water, logging in an...
‘Aladdin’ to Appear on Woodstock North Stage

‘Aladdin’ to Appear on Woodstock North Stage

Woodstock North High School students will work magic on stage Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10 and 11, with a presentation of “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp,” at the school, 3000 Raffel Road. “It’s an immersive experience,” said sophomore Jared Ritter, who plays the role...

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