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...
Board Holds Hearing on Centegra Applications

Board Holds Hearing on Centegra Applications

Centegra Health System’s plans for its Woodstock hospital were front and center at a hearing before a state regulatory board at the Woodstock Opera House Oct. 2. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board held the hearing to gather testimony about four...
Bike Night Emphasizes Safety, Family, Fun

Bike Night Emphasizes Safety, Family, Fun

A PTO-organized event at Mary Endres Elementary School taught bicycle safety while having fun. “We like to bring kids and family together at the school and promote healthy activities,” Mary Endres principal Keri Pala said of Family Bike Night, an annual school event...
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...
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....
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...
Man Rescued From Tree After Injuring Himself With Chainsaw

Man Rescued From Tree After Injuring Himself With Chainsaw

Public Works bucket truck used to reach man A man who suffered an injury while 40 feet in the air was rescued with the help of the city’s Public Works Department. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District crews were dispatched to 13215 Hickory Lane in Woodstock around 1:25 p.m....
WL Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Route 120

WL Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Route 120

A 20-year-old Wonder Lake man is in critical condition after he crashed his motorcycle while attempting to pass multiple cars in unincorporated Woodstock, authorities said. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District, McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Woodstock Police Department...
WFRD Crew Wants to Say Thanks

WFRD Crew Wants to Say Thanks

Groceries were paid for when they were called to an emergency   A group from the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District is searching for a one-of-a-kind dinner guest in order to say thanks for a recent act of kindness. As they do at the start of most shifts, on the...

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