’Canes Top Dons, Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

’Canes Top Dons, Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Facing a strong team that had only one loss on the season, Marian Central, the obvious underdog, needed a win to have a shot at postseason play. The Hurricanes delivered a thrilling victory in the final seconds of the game, defeating Niles Notre Dame 14-7 at George...
Board Postpones Decision on Closing Dean

Board Postpones Decision on Closing Dean

A proposal to close an elementary school was put on hold after board members asked for more information and community members pushed to keep the school open. Woodstock School District 200 administrators presented the Board of Education with a plan Oct. 10 to close or...
Marian Tops Carmel

Marian Tops Carmel

Carmel Catholic was hunting for its first win of the season, and Marian Central was hoping to keep its playoff hopes alive when the teams met in Mundelein Oct. 6. The Hurricanes came through in the final minute of play to secure a 16-15 victory over the East Suburban...
Authorities Investigating Death of 3-Year-Old

Authorities Investigating Death of 3-Year-Old

The recent death of a 3-year-old girl from Woodstock is being investigated by authorities. Police and emergency crews responded to the 500 block of Central Parkway in Woodstock at 10:48 a.m. Sept. 29, according to Woodstock Fire/Rescue District Chief Michael Hill. A...
Woodstock to Have New Nature Area

Woodstock to Have New Nature Area

MCCF donates 77 acres near 14 and Lily Pond Road Woodstock will soon add a new conservation area that features oak trees dating back to the 1830s. The 77-acre parcel, located near Highway 14 and Lily Pond Road, was purchased by the McHenry County Community Foundation...
Lions Tame the Hurricanes

Lions Tame the Hurricanes

Marian Central Catholic High School may not have delivered a win to fans for homecoming, but the conference matchup didn’t disappoint when it came to excitement. The Hurricanes fell to St. Viator of Arlington Heights, their fourth consecutive loss, at a packed George...
Longtime Fire Trustee Honored

Longtime Fire Trustee Honored

His family describes him as a walking encyclopedia, but Woodstock’s John Kunzie prefers to call himself a “protagonist.” Kunzie, 82, was honored last month by the Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts for serving 25 years as a trustee of the Woodstock...
Get Your Oompah On

Get Your Oompah On

Bull Valley is celebrating its 40th birthday the way most of us do — with libations. Bull Valley Oktoberfest, returning for the third time, will offer food, drink, music, family-friendly activities and vendors. The all-ages event is held against the backdrop of...
Man Suffers Major Injuries After Being Ejected From Vehicle

Man Suffers Major Injuries After Being Ejected From Vehicle

A man was flown to the hospital after being ejected from a vehicle that struck a utility pole. Crews from the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and Woodstock Police Department responded to the scene at Highway 14 near the South Street bridge overpass around 3:48 p.m....

Hearing on for Oct. 2, Evening Session Added

An evening session has been added to the schedule for a public hearing on changes at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board will host its main hearing from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, with a second session added...

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