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...
WHS Edges out WNHS in Crosstown Soccer

WHS Edges out WNHS in Crosstown Soccer

The Woodstock High School varsity boys soccer team managed to eke out a win in the face of major pressure from crosstown rival Woodstock North, keeping the Streaks’ undefeated record intact. WHS defeated host WNHS 2-1 Sept. 13 to move to 12-0 overall. The loss moved...
Woodstock Man Airlifted Following Saw Accident

Woodstock Man Airlifted Following Saw Accident

Man transported in stable condition A Woodstock man was airlifted after he injured himself with a saw. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District personnel responded to the call in the 100 block of Sunshine Lane at 11:48 a.m. Sept. 13. WFRD Captain Scott Nieman said the man...
Beer. Bacon. Bluegrass.

Beer. Bacon. Bluegrass.

Beer. Bacon. Bluegrass. Need we say more? Good drinks (and good food) return for a good cause this October. Beer, bacon and a side of bluegrass are returning to Woodstock for the fourth annual Woodstock Ale Fest. The festival, a 21-and-over event at the corner of Clay...
D-200 Student Enrollment Drops

D-200 Student Enrollment Drops

Student body shrinks by 116, according to unofficial tally Student enrollment in Woodstock School District 200 is down this year, according to preliminary data from the district. District 200 has 6,444 students enrolled for the 2017-18 school year, 116 fewer than last...
‘A Step Back in Time’

‘A Step Back in Time’

Where can you see a Grammy-nominated band and a blacksmith up close, at the same event? The Woodstock Square’s annual fall celebration, of course. Harvest Fest and its partner festival, Fair in the Square, will return from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17....

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