Wonder Lake Man Injured in Late-Night Stabbing

Wonder Lake Man Injured in Late-Night Stabbing

A Wonder Lake man was rushed to the hospital with a stab wound late Saturday night. At 11:07 p.m. Nov. 25, crews from the Wonder Lake Fire Protection District were dispatched to the 2800 block of Walnut Drive. Personnel from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office also...
Wonder Lake Water Ski Team Takes Second at Nationals

Wonder Lake Water Ski Team Takes Second at Nationals

The Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team captured second place at the National Show Ski Championship Aug. 13 in Loves Park. “It went great. We were very pleased with a second-place finish,” said Jarret Graff, a member of the ski team board and publicity director. The...
WL Church Exempt From Sign Ordinance, Court Rules

WL Church Exempt From Sign Ordinance, Court Rules

A local pastor who went to court rather than pay a fine for an alleged ordinance violation earned a victory over the village of Wonder Lake when a judge ruled she is exempt from following a municipal sign ordinance. The Rev. Janie Long of Wonder Lake Pentecostal...

Wonder Lake Man Charged in Hit-and-Run

A Wonder Lake man was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident in unincorporated McHenry July 9 that left a pedestrian seriously injured. Alexsandro J. Tackett, 22, was charged July 9 with leaving the scene of an injury accident, a Class 4 felony; and...
Wonder Lake Men Facing Murder Charges

Wonder Lake Men Facing Murder Charges

Two Wonder Lake men are among a group of four people charged in connection with a murder and home invasion that took place last month in unincorporated McHenry. Jared J. Fox, 25, and Byron Howard, 36, both of Wonder Lake; Charles A. Campo, 31, McHenry; and Adam...
New Director Joins Wonder Lake Chamber

New Director Joins Wonder Lake Chamber

The Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce recently hired a new executive director who hopes to build on the success of small businesses in the community.  Celeste Fuentes joined the chamber in April as executive director. Fuentes replaced Donna Sullivan, who moved to...
Two Men Charged in Wonder Lake Store Burglary

Two Men Charged in Wonder Lake Store Burglary

Two men were arrested in unincorporated Wonder Lake in connection with a burglary at a grocery store. Tim R. Cotten, 26, Shawano, Wis., and Christopher L. Martin Jr., 19, Lake Villa, each were charged with burglary, a Class 2 felony; retail theft, a Class 3 felony;...

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