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...
Road Construction Begins in Bull Valley

Road Construction Begins in Bull Valley

Part of Bull Valley Road will be closed after Labor Day, detours will be in place Road construction has started on two major roads in Bull Valley and will continue through the fall. On Aug. 21, crews began working on Bull Valley and Crystal Springs roads. Both roads...
Annexation Boundary Shifts for Woodstock, Bull Valley

Annexation Boundary Shifts for Woodstock, Bull Valley

Woodstock could gain acreage and Bull Valley could gain access to city water and sewer services under the terms of a deal approved by both municipalities last month. A 20-year boundary agreement between the city of Woodstock and the village of Bull Valley would allow...
Students Explore the Equine World

Students Explore the Equine World

Summer is time for sports camps. While some kids attend basketball, soccer or running camp, young equestrians go to horse camp.  Four little girls, decked out in breeches and helmets with notebooks in hand, peered over the arena wall at Bull Valley Equestrian...
Bull Valley, Crystal Springs to Be Resurfaced

Bull Valley, Crystal Springs to Be Resurfaced

Federal funding will help pave the way for the village of Bull Valley to resurface two of its main roads. The village recently was awarded $2.9 million in surface transportation funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Village President Emily Berendt said....
BV Mansion Seized Following Drug Raid

BV Mansion Seized Following Drug Raid

A Bull Valley mansion was seized by authorities after a drug raid landed the homeowner in jail. David Soskin, 42, was arrested in his 17,000-square-foot home at 1001 Cherry Valley Road during the early morning hours of May 19, when police descended on the house to...
Single-Family Home Sales Increased From 2015

Single-Family Home Sales Increased From 2015

Home sales in the Woodstock area rose in 2016 over the previous year, according to Multiple Listing Service data. In the 60098 zip code, 421 single-family homes were sold in 2016, an increase of about 8 percent over 2015’s total of 389. The average time those...

First Snow of Season Snags Drivers

Three car crashes, all believed to be weather-related, took place Dec. 4 with the first major snowfall of the season. At approximately 11 a.m., personnel from Woodstock Police Department, Bull Valley Police Department, Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and McHenry County...

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