25-Year Old Man Killed in Bicycle-Car Accident in Woodstock at Routes 14 & 47

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Fatal Crash Investigation Bicyclist vs. Motor Vehicle On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 7:33 pm, the Woodstock Police Department responded to the intersection of S. Eastwood Dr. (IL Rte. 47) and … Continue reading

Motorcyclist Survives Rear End Collision in 3-Vehicle Crash

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office Investigates Multiple Vehicle Traffic Crash – July 31st, 2016 A 51-year-old Hoffman Estates man was flown to Condell Hospital and a 72-year-old Woodstock man was transported by ambulance to Centegra-Woodstock following … Continue reading

Erin Smith’s Lakewood Letter

Four times a year, Lakewood Village President Erin Smith writes to her constituents. Here is the summer edition: Summer is finally upon us, and it presents numerous opportunities to take advantage of all of our outdoor activities – swimming, fishing, biking, … Continue reading

Being Transparent Doesn’t Molify Potential Lakewood SportsPlex Neighbors

Lakewood’s Village Board brought those proposing to build the Chicagoland SportsPlex to face the public Tuesday night, one week before zoning of it is to be considered. The main concern of those in Colleens Cote, who have a Huntley postal … Continue reading

Accident on Route 47/Route 176 Kills Father on Motorcycle with 16-Year Old Daughter

From Lakewood’s Police Chief Lawrence Howell: “Last night at approximately 8:53pm a fatal accident occurred at the north intersection of Rt. 47 and Rt. 176. “The Lakewood Police Department assisted by McHenry County Sheriff  Department, Lakewood Fire Department, and the … Continue reading

Joe Walsh Headlines Huntley Tea Party Income Tax Day Demonstration

The invitation said the Huntley Area Tea Party Income Tax Day demonstration on Saturday afternoon would be cancelled if it rained. But the temperature was perfect with a beautiful breeze to keep the flags fluttering. Congressman Joe Walsh headlined the … Continue reading

Car Kills IDOT Employee Ryan Nichols in Woodstock

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: FATAL ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION Woodstock, IL – On Monday August 22, 2011 at 8:34 AM the Woodstock Police Department and the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded to the area just West of Route 47 … Continue reading

Approval of Lakewood SportsPlex Planned for Tuesday Night at 6

The unveiling of the the McHenry County SportsPlex details will start at Lakewood’s Red Tail Golf Course Club House at six Tuesday night. Before the night is over, I’d give odds the deal, complete with so far unrevealed “development incentives,” … Continue reading