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Woodstock Man Airlifted Following Saw Accident

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 injured his hand, possibly amputating three fingers. "His injuries led us


Yorkville junior Josh Slavin starts charity to get kids in the game

Dan McGuire initially was confused. When he heard the full story, the Yorkville coach wasn't surprised. "We went to Oswego this summer for a 7-on-7 and (Panthers coach) Brian Cooney walked up to me and handed me a bag and said, 'Here's the shoes for Slavin,'" McGuire said. That would be Josh Slavin,

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:54:45

Local musicians marched at Lambeau Field

Local student musicians who are members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawk Marching Band performed on the field at the Green Bay Packers home opener on Sunday, Sept. 10. They are Kaitlyn Guzman, Elkhorn, who plays trumpet; Donald Kennedy, Genoa City, baritone; and Lucille Peklo, Walwo

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-20 06:45:00

Pug puppy is a `little wish` come true for brave boy

Today, a Gilberts Illinois boy found sometimes the small things can make a very big difference. A pug puppy is he the very dog 8-year-old Lucas Winarski has spent two years hoping for and they are years which have not been easy. Lucas was just 5 when he broke his leg on the first day of football pra

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-20 22:54:07

Report: HHS secretary took 5 private jets for work trips last week

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price took five work-related trips on private jets last week, which cost tens of thousands of dollars more than had he flown commercial, according to a published report. Politico reported Tuesday night that Price -- who has vowed to cut w

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-20 14:40:20

Boxwood owners expand West Dundee home design business

Adding a retail component to their downtown West Dundee design-build company was a logical next step for husband and wife team Rod and Lauren Perrine. In 2010, the pair began the Crystal Lake-based RDP Builders, which specializes in residential and commercial contracting services. Last year, they op

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 20:19:02

Orphans Memorial Fundraiser Reaches Goal

A campaign to build a memorial to children buried in an unmarked cemetery plot has reached its fundraising goal. In less than a month, donors contributed enough to the Orphans Memorial fund to ensure it's built, organizers said. The engraved stone marker will memorialize dozens of infants and childr


Senator Pamela Althoff and Rep. Steve Reick to Partner on Series of Town Hall Meetings

MCHENRY.....State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) and State Representative Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) invite residents of the 32nd Senate District and the 63rd House District to attend a series of joint town hall meetings that will be held in McHenry County in September and October. "Serious issue

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 20:15:03

The Clothes Gallery Explains Why to Shop At Local Boutiques

Whether you're looking for that perfect outfit, a great pair of jeans or a special gift, try shopping at a local boutique. Instead of going to the same big-box stores, see what your local businesses have in stock this fall. Here are three of the best reasons to shop local. 1. Individuality and Exclu

NORTHWEST HERALD - 2017-09-18 19:09:11

Settlement reached in lawsuit by man for flag-burning arrest

CHICAGO (AP) A central Illinois man has settled a lawsuit filed against the Urbana Police Department for his 2016 arrest following a Facebook posting of a picture showing him burning a U.S. flag. Bryton Mellott was represented by the American Civil Liberties Union in his lawsuit for which he will re

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:56:00

Be safe while getting social to avoid social media scams

(BPT) - For many people, social media has become a part of our daily lives. We follow friends on Facebook, share our opinions on Twitter and highlight our latest creative projects on Instagram or Pinterest. According to Statista, 78 percent of all Americans have a social media profile, and that adop

NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 15:39:01

Buy A Pint At Crystal Lake Brewing, Support Hurricane Victims

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL -- Crystal Lake Brewing will donate 100 percent of its sales Wednesday night to hurricane relief efforts. The money will help to support victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, according to a post on the Crystal Lake Brewing Facebook page. Area residents are encouraged to stop out an

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:13:57

Coroner IDs Crystal Lake Men Killed In Weekend Crash

MCHENRY COUNTY, IL -- The two men killed in a McHenry County crash over the weekend have been identified, authorities said Monday. McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski said the driver, who was killed in the Saturday night single-vehicle crash in Nunda Township, has been identified as Allan Javier Sa

PATCH - 2017-09-18 15:47:55

Rabid Bat Found Outside Crystal Lake Home

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL -- A bad found outside a home in Crystal Lake has tested positive for rabies, health officials said Monday. The bat was found on Sept. 11 and while no human was exposed to the bat, there has been potential exposure to a dog that was outside when the bat was found. In light of the re

PATCH - 2017-09-18 20:27:13

Sherman Mechanical is Recognized as a 65 Year Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Member

Congratulations to Sherman Mechanical on 65 Years of continuous support to the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce. Pictured are Ambassador John Pletz, Ambassador Ryan Farrell, CEO David Kerrigan , President Michael Kivland, Chamber President Mary Margaret Maule, Ambassador Mike Splitt and Ambassador P

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 20:19:41

Centegra Health to eliminate, outsource hundreds of jobs

Financially troubled Centegra Health System plans to eliminate 131 jobs and outsource another 230 positions, the northwest suburban hospital system announced Tuesday. The layoffs and outsourcing come amid a time of financial stress for many hospitals nationwide and follow a year of steep losses for

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:30:00

Hot Temps Prompt LITH To Reopen Splash Pad

Great news for local families looking for an option to cool off - the splash pad at Sunset Park has reopened until "fall weather returns." LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL -- Amid the return of hot, summer-life temps, the village of Lake in the Hills has decided to re-open its splash pad at Sunset Park. The s

PATCH - 2017-09-19 14:17:17

State Senator Dan McConchie to host Fraud Prevention Program

State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) will host a free Theft and Consumer Fraud Program at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 26 at Cary Village Hall, 655 Village Hall Drive in Cary. Senator McConchie will be providing constituents with the latest information on how you can protect yourself, your f

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 14:36:51

McHenry County Board will meet September 19.

McHenry County Board will meet 19. Here is the agenda provided by the Board: 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Invocation - Lou Ness 4. Introductory Roll Call Roll Call 5. Adopt the Agenda 6. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meetings 1. County Board - Committee of the Whole - Aug 10, 2017 9

MCHENRYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 14:24:46

For the Record: Marriage licenses

Stephen Scott Lauer and Kaitlin Marie Woodshank, both of Swansea. Daniel John McDonald and Lauren Elizabeth Blokel, both of New Lenox. Matthew Ryan Westerman and Katherine Anna Sarver, both of Streamwood. Tate Ryan Galyen and Jennifer Marie Duffield, both of Streator. Dylan Nathan Hovious and Kaylee

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-19 03:58:48