Motorcyclists Dead after Van Doesn’t Yield to Motorcyclist at River and Miller Roads in McHenry

[Correction made in headline thanks to reader comment.] A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Sheriff’s Office Investigates Double Fatal Motorcycle Crash A 49-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman, both of Carpentersville, died Sunday following a mini-van versus … Continue reading

County Going After Quick-Take Condemnation for Highway Work

The McHenry County Department of Transportation seeks approval to condemn property for highway improvements using what is called “quick take.” Quick take allows governments to seize property and argue what it is worth later in court. River Road at Dowell … Continue reading

County Postponing the Condemnation Vote

The McHenry County Board has a vote coming up that conservationists are watching. It is whether to condemn sensitive property just north of Island Lake in order to construct a roundabout. The vote was supposed to have happened already, but … Continue reading

Bike, ATV Accidents in Western McHenry County

Two western McHenry County accidents are reported by the Sheriff’s Department: Vehicle/Bicycle Accident with Injuries Sheriff Keith Nygren announced today the investigation of a vehicle versus bicycle accident that occurred on August 2, 2010 at approximately 8:00 P.M. at 14910 … Continue reading