Rollover Accident Sends One Person to the Hospital

Rollover Accident Sends One Person to the Hospital

A rollover accident in unincorporated Woodstock sent one person to the hospital in the early-morning hours of Nov. 13. Crews from the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene at 15412 South St. when a call came in at...
Woodstock Man Charged With Arson in House Fire

Woodstock Man Charged With Arson in House Fire

Blaze damaged home on Raycraft Road A Woodstock man was arrested in connection with a house fire which took place in unincorporated Woodstock last month. Carl K. Rice, 28, faces an arson charge for allegedly starting a fire intentionally at a home in the 2900 block of...
As Ambulances Bypass Hospital, WFRD Looks at Budget

As Ambulances Bypass Hospital, WFRD Looks at Budget

Chief: Don’t be afraid to call 911 Service cuts at Woodstock’s hospital could cost the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional equipment and personnel. About 44 percent of Woodstock-area ambulance transports in September bypassed...
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...

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