9 hrs ago
Older workers among those looking to improve computer literacy
While at the Woodstock Public Library, Ron Ecklund spends time teaching himself to type faster, sometimes practicing for hours to become more advanced in his computer literacy.
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13 hrs ago
UNPA membership growth continues as Ortho Molecular Products joins
Ortho Molecular Products, a pioneer in providing supplement products to the healthcare professional and practitioner channels, is the latest company to join the United Natural Products Alliance .
17 hrs ago
Four new doctors join Centegra
Dr. Baby Than, a board-certified family medicine physician who received her doctorate of medicine from the Institute of Medicine in Myanmar, joins Centegra Physician Care-Huntley.
21 hrs ago
Contract Pharma Breaking News
Catalent Pharma Solutions Launches ADVASEPT Technology
Catalent Pharma Solutions will launch its new ADVASEPT technology for the aseptic filling of injectable drugs at INTERPHEX, March 18 20, at the Javits Center in New York.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Prim vows not to collect MCSO pension
WOODSTOCK – A candidate for McHenry County Sheriff says he will not draw a second pension if he's elected to the office.
Alzheimer's speaker coming to Woodstock library
WOODSTOCK – A woman from the Alzheimer's Association will speak on the disease Thursday at the Woodstock Public Library.
Construction underway on Centegra hospital in Huntley.JS
Crew from Power Construction work on the site of the new Centegra Hospital in Huntley Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Business time capsule: Heniken Barbershop in Woodstock
Although heavy snow still covers the ground, coming political elections and spring training make the local barbershop the perfect place to indulge in “hot stove” baseball discussions and local political and social gossip.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
District 200 may trim some jobs
WOODSTOCK – District 200 will consider whether to reduce their force of teachers by 17, reductions Superintendent Ellyn Wrzeski said are largely tied to enrollment.
Victim of Woodstock fire identified
The McHenry County Coroner's Office has identified the victim of a house fire Thursday in Woodstock as Anita Kohl, 73. An autopsy performed Friday found nothing suspicious, though a ruling on the cause of death is pending further laboratory and toxicologic testing, Dr. Anne Majewski, the coroner, said in a news release.
Two incumbents, one challenger in McHenry Dist. 6 race
Voters in McHenry County District 6 have a choice between two Republican incumbents and one challenger for the two nominations to the county board.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Judges doubles bond for inmate who had contact with minors
WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge Friday doubled the bond for a DuPage County man jailed on sex charges who allegedly reached out to minors while in custody.
Woodstock music teacher charged with battery
WOODSTOCK – A music teacher at Olson Elementary School has been charged with battery for allegedly touching an 11-year-old student inappropriately, police said.
McHenry Dist. 5 incumbent takes on 2 challengers
The McHenry County Board GOP District 5 primary finds three Woodstock men vying for the party's two nominations - an incumbent looking to cut spending, a challenger with acknowledged political baggage, and a third looking to lower taxes.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
One person dead in Woodstock fire
WOODSTOCK – One person died in a house fire at 509 E. Kimball Ave. Thursday night, Woodstock Fire Deputy Chief Terry Menzel said.
State wants to commit sex offender
WOODSTOCK – A psychologist testified Thursday that a repeat sex offender poses a considerable risk of re-offending should he be released.
Elderly Woodstock woman pleads guilty in crash that killed boy
WOODSTOCK – Visibly shaking and steadied by her attorney, 84-year-old Veramae Phillip faced the family of the 5-year-old boy she struck and killed with her vehicle.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
County loses advocate for environment, good government
Her face was a familiar and likely unpopular one at meetings of governments that she believed were not doing their business in the light of public scrutiny as they should, especially if they were dealing with development issues that could hurt the environment.
Formal dress donations still needed for Sunday benefit
CRYSTAL LAKE – The seventh annual My Sister's Dress Project is now collecting new and almost-new formal gowns and accessories for the sale benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County.