McHenry County Newswire

McHenry County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for McHenry County, IL.

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  1. Slow down: Illinois Speed Awareness Day is WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    CRYSTAL LAKE - Police departments around McHenry County are joining forces with agencies across the state for the 2016 Illinois Speed Awareness Day Campaign. During this campaign, more than 80 Illinois agencies, including the Crystal Lake Police Department and Cary Police Department, are taking extra actions Wednesday to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists through both education and enforcement.

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  2. Buffalo Grove teen seriously injured in McHenry County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A 16-year-old Buffalo Grove girl was airlifted to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville in critical condition after suffering serious injuries Saturday when her family's SUV collided with a semitrailer truck in northern McHenry County, authorities said Monday. The crash occurred about 12:33 p.m. Saturday on a rural stretch of Keystone Road in unincorporated Richmond Township, McHenry County Sheriff's police said.

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  3. 1 remains in critical condition from Saturday Route 173 crash that sent 4 to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    RICHMOND - A collision Saturday between a semitractor trailer and a car near Richmond sent 3 adults and one juvenile to the hospital with injuries, according to police. A 2010 Nissan Rogue was traveling north on Keystone Road in unincorporated Richmond about 12:33 p.m. July 23 when it failed to yield at a stop sign, according to a McHenry County Sheriff's Office news release.

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  4. Wisconsin woman pleads not guilty to DUI charges in crash that killed Woodstock motherRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    Sheree Ann Shaw, the woman in the McHenry crash that later killed a Woodstock mother and seriously injured her husband, is back in McHenry County jail custody after her extradition from Las Vegas. WOODSTOCK – A Wisconsin woman formally denied allegations that she was under the influence of heroin during a McHenry crash that seriously injured its driver and killed a passenger.

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  5. McHenry County committee advances proposed anti-corruption advisory referendum questionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    WOODSTOCK - An advisory referendum to gauge voter support for anti-corruption laws that would take money out of politics got a nudge forward Monday. The McHenry County Board Management Services Committee voted, 6-0, to recommend putting the Represent.Us , which is pushing nationwide for the model legislation.

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  6. Centegra offers tours of new birth centerRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... families. Centegra Health System is committed to meeting the health care needs of the residents of greater McHenry County and Northern Kane County and to making services available in multiple and convenient locations, including hospitals in McHenry ...

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  7. Algonquin police reports for Monday, July 25, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff's Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.

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  8. Woodstock OKs contract for Route 14 multi-use pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Herald

    ... path to fill in the gap that exists on the road. The project, which is part of an agreement between the city, McHenry County and the McHenry County Conservation District, is expected to be finished by Sept. 16. “The improvements on the Route ...

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  9. Suspect in motorcycle death back in McHenry County after missing court dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Chicago Tribune

    ... when she struck a motorcycle, killing its passenger and seriously injuring the driver, is in custody at the McHenry County jail after skipping out on court dates in Wisconsin and Illinois. Sheree Shaw, 45, of Twin Lakes Wis., is being held on ...

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  10. Route 14 widening between Woodstock, Crystal Lake on target for fall completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Northwest Herald

    ... of Wonder Lake install traffic lights on a light standard at the southwest corner of Route 14 and Lucas Road. McHenry County's most significant ongoing road improvement project is on track for a fall completion, after the specter of a work stoppage ...

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  11. McHenry County Board committee to mull advisory anti-corruption referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Northwest Herald

    WOODSTOCK – The persistence of a local political activist might result in a countywide advisory referendum aimed at curbing the influence of money in politics. The McHenry County Board Management Services Committee reducing the size of the board from its current 24 members.

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  12. Peterson: Woodstock shortcut leads to road rage incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Northwest Herald

    ... where McDonald's, Jewel and its strip mall, Walgreens and a neighboring strip mall, a BP gas station, and the McHenry County Fairgrounds are located. If you turn the other way, it takes you to Aldi, the Secretary of State's office and Taco Bell. It ...

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  13. Steadman, Edna Mae EckertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Northwest Herald

    ... and several of her paintings were sold at craft shows on the Woodstock Square. She was a member of Questers, McHenry County Historical Society, and Seneca Ladies. Besides spending time with her family and friends, she enjoyed gardening, bird ...

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  14. Homeless cats find a home during Clear the Shelters at McHenry County adoption centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Northwest Herald

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Animal Control & Adoption Center's adoption fees for cats and dogs are normally $80, but people could take these animals home for no charge on Saturday. Participating animal shelters and adoption centers around Illinois, including the McHenry County Animal Shelter, teamed up with NBC and Telemundo stations for a special event called Clear the Shelters.

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  15. Flood Advisory in effect for Winnebago, McHenry countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Advisory for east central Winnebago County in north central Illinois, Boone County in north central Illinois, northwestern McHenry County in northeastern Illinois until 700 p.m. Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Up to three inches of rain has already fallen in northern Boone County.

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  16. Route 173 closed near Richmond due to Saturday crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Northwest Herald

    RICHMOND – McHenry County Sheriff's police are warning motorists to avoid Route 173 between Hebron and Richmond due to a serious crash. The crash near Route 173 and Keystone Road has caused police to close Route 173 and Keystone Road.

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  17. 5 injured, at least 1 in critical condition in Richmond crash on Route 173Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Northwest Herald

    RICHMOND – McHenry County Sheriff's police are warning motorists to avoid Route 173 between Hebron and Richmond due to a serious crash that left five injured and at least one in critical condition. Four people that were involved in the crash were transported by ground to the Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with undisclosed injuries, while a fifth person in critical condition was airlifted by Flight for Life to the same hospital, according to the Richmond Fire Department.

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  18. St. Charles resident works to uncover history through Archaeology Field SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... Kennedy house. Students have been finding old bricks, nails and even some glass, trying to learn more about McHenry County's earliest settlers and the history of the county. Archaeological field school students Laura Laudadio (left) of St. Charles ...

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  19. Jacobson, SamuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Northwest Herald

    ... the Chicagoland area of Illinois, where he graduated from Johnsburg High School. After graduation he attended McHenry County Community College in Crystal Lake, IL and Illinois State University. In 1996, Sam moved to Dilworth where he had since made ...

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  20. Employers, prospective workers connect at Woodstock health care job fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Northwest Herald

    H. Rick Bamman - [email protected] Dressed as an angel Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services representative Diane Reiff and Valley Hi Nursing Home employment coordinator Tammy Schultz talk with job seekers Friday, July 22, 2016 at the multi-employer job fair hosted by the McHenry County in Woodstock. H. Rick Bamman - [email protected] Job seeker Andrew Sherman of Wonder Lake waits on Friday, July 22, 2016 to speak with The Fountains human resourses director Patty Mills during the multi-employer job fair hosted by the McHenry County Workforce Network in Woodstock.

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