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  1. Illinois man crushed by garbage dies in landfill accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Herald

    ROCKFORD – The death of a 54-year-old man buried under the weight of a tipped-over garbage truck and its contents at a Rockford landfill is under investigation by a federal workplace safety agency. The Dixon Telegraph reported that Gonzalo Trevino Sr. died Thursday at the Winnebago Landfill.


  2. Marian Central Catholic High School in Woodstock to get new principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Northwest Herald

    WOODSTOCK – A Hampshire woman with 20 years of experience in education will step into one of the top administrative roles at Marian Central Catholic High School as the current principal moves to a new school next year. The principal at Marian Central since 2008, Barb Villont of Woodstock was appointed April 20 as the new principal and superintendent at St. Edward Central Catholic High School in Elgin, which also is a part of the educational system of the Rockford Diocese, a recent news release said.


  3. McHenry restaurants prep for tentative May openingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | Northwest Herald

    McHENRY – McHenry residents can expect to have two new eateries open for business toward the end of next month. Interior build-outs have been progressing at both 4621 W. Elm St., where My Place Bar and Grill is moving in, and 400 S. Route 31, where Meat and Potato Eatery will be located.


  4. Woodstock City Council OKs $12,000 to assess Old Courthouse windowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    H. Rick Bamman - [email protected] Opened in in 1858, Woodstock's Old Courthouse was home to McHenry County government and the courts system through the 1970s when the county moved operations to Route 47 and Ware Road. WOODSTOCK – The Old Courthouse and Sheriff's House, built in 1857, stand as a centerpiece of Woodstock's Square.


  5. Police hunt for Rockford man after car chase ends in MarengoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    MARENGO – Police continue to search for a 34-year-old Rockford man they said led them on a chase from Boone County into Marengo before fleeing the vehicle and running early Monday morning. Boone County Sheriff's Sgt.


  6. Man flown to hospital after Marengo-area rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    A man was flown to an area hospital early Saturday after a rollover crash in the Marengo area, fire officials said. The Marengo Fire Protection District was dispatched about 3:30 a.m. to Route 20 and County Line Road in unincorporated McHenry County where a single vehicle rollover was reported, Capt.


  7. Forklift driver who died in accident lost home in tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    BELVIDERE – A northern Illinois man whose family was recovering after last year's Fairdale tornado destroyed their home has died in a forklift accident. The Winnebago County coroner says 36-year-old Chris Thick died Tuesday when a forklift slid backward off a truck and struck him.


  8. Woodstock project to replace Sheriff's House windows delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    WOODSTOCK – Several Woodstock City Council members and city staff said they were disappointed after the completion date to install new windows at the Sheriff's House was delayed, extending the time some window openings would be covered with plywood. "The plywood looks like we've given up on the building, when in fact it's the absolute opposite," council member Maureen Larson said at Tuesday's city council meeting.


  9. Marengo woman in stable condition after crash that killed horseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    MARENGO – The 52-year-old Marengo woman who was seriously injured after her vehicle collided with a horse Wednesday evening was listed in stable condition Thursday, police said. Police said the woman was driving a 2002 Honda CR-V east in the 8000 block of Route 20 east of Coral Road about 6:13 p.m. Wednesday when her vehicle struck the horse.


  10. Woman seriously injured after SUV crashes into horse in MarengoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    MARENGO - A woman was airlifted to St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford with serious injuries after her Honda CR-V crashed into a loose horse on Route 20 on Wednesday, a Marengo fire official said. A fire official said the woman was driving southeast near 8122 S. Route 20 around 6:15 p.m. when her vehicle hit a horse that had gotten loose in the area.


  11. Marengo-area crash sends 2 women to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    MARENGO – Two women were transported to a Rockford hospital with minor injuries after a rear-end collision Thursday outside Marengo, a fire official said. The Marengo Fire Protection District received a call about 9:35 a.m. for a two-vehicle crash with possible injuries at River and Thorne roads.


  12. Rockford man gets 33 years in prison for armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    BELVIDERE – A 20-year-old Rockford man has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for his role in an armed robbery that led to a woman's death. The Rockford Register-Star reported that Ronaldo Fort was sentenced Friday in Boone County after being found guilty of armed robbery and armed violence.


  13. Rockford home invasion leaves 1 dead, 1 woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    ROCKFORD – A 35-year-old Rockford woman is dead following a home invasion and shooting that also wounded another woman. Authorities said Treesa Wiley died of an apparent gunshot wound early Saturday after being taken to the emergency room of Rockford Memorial Hospital.


  14. Marengo-area Anderson Homes for Horses to hold fundraiser in WoodstockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    Sarah Nader – [email protected] Jennifer Finkelman kisses a horse Saturday that was adopted through Anderson Home for Horses. The Marengo animal rescue is holding a fundraiser Jan. 30 at the Main Street PourHouse in Woodstock. 1 comment

  15. Indoor water park in Rockford still closed after health, safety problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    ROCKFORD – An indoor water park in northern Illinois is still closed months after a health department found health and safety violations. The Rockford Register Star reported that the Winnebago County Health Department closed CoCo Key at the Clock Tower Resort in August.


  16. Marengo single-vehicle crash leads to Flight for Life callRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    A single-vehicle crash in icy conditions Friday night in Marengo led to Flight for Life being called and the driver transported to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. Friday night, the Marengo Fire Protection District was called to the intersection of Helen Road and County Line Road in Marengo after a driver crashed into a tree, according to district Lt.


  17. Rockford-based waste services company sold to Texas firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    ROCKFORD – A company headquartered in Texas has bought Rockford-based Rock River Environmental Services, the country's third-largest waste services company. The Rockford Register Star said it's unclear how the sale earlier this month to Waste Connections might affect garbage collection in the Rockford area.


  18. Two sent to hospital following car-tractor collision near MarengoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    MARENGO – A car collided with an oversized garden tractor on Route 23, sending both the operators of both vehicles to the hospital, a fire official said. The Marengo Fire Protection District and the McHenry County Sheriff's Office responded about 6 p.m. to Route 23 north of Marengo for the crash, Capt.


  19. Winnebago County records under federal investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    ROCKFORD – Documents show that federal authorities are investigating Winnebago County expense records and have issued a subpoena for the county board chairman and auditor. County Board Chairman Scott Christiansen and Auditor William Crowley were to testify Sept.


  20. World Trade Center beams installed at Rockford memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    ROCKFORD – Two steel beams salvaged from New York's World Trade Center after the 9/11 terrorist attacks have been installed at a Rockford memorial to honor emergency responders who died during the attacks, as well as local firefighters, law enforcement and medical workers who've died while serving their communities. Welders installed the beams Friday at the Winnebago County Emergency Responders Memorial during a ceremony marking the 14th anniversary of the Sept.


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