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Johnsburg approves senior housing development at former elementary school property  Northwest Herald

Complex planned for former James C. Bush school site.

Johnsburg Hall of Fame to induct new class Feb. 2  Northwest Herald

The Johnsburg High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct its second class Feb. 2 when the Skyhawks host McHenry in a girls and boys basketball ...

High school boys basketball: Johnsburg's Zach Toussaint commits to West Texas A&M  Northwest Herald

NCAA signing period now open for all high school sports.

Photos: Johnsburg High School Class of 2018  Northwest Herald

The Meyers quadruplets, Reagan, Grant, Jim and Olivia, jump for joy before the Johnsburg High School graduation ceremony Friday, June 1, 2018, ...

Police arrest 2nd person in connection with Johnsburg gun theft  Northwest Herald

A Johnsburg woman remained at the McHenry County Jail on Wednesday evening on charges alleging that she helped steal 18 firearms and several hundreds ...

Johnsburg man sentenced to 5 years in connection with fatal DUI case  Northwest Herald

A Johnsburg man has been sentenced to five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to aggravated driving under the influence, the McHenry County State's ...

Health officials name Johnsburg Walmart a possible source of exposure to Legionnaires'  Northwest Herald

The Walmart in Johnsburg has been identified as a potential spot where residents with Legionnaires' disease were exposed to Legionella bacteria, according to ...

Johnsburg man gets prison sentence tied to June gun theft  Northwest Herald

A man on Thursday accepted an eight-year prison sentence in connection with 18 firearms that reportedly were stolen from a Johnsburg home in June.

Johnsburg garage fire causes $25K in damage  Northwest Herald

A garage fire reported Saturday morning in Johnsburg is estimated to have caused $25,000 in damage, according to a news release from the McHenry ...

State Rep. Steve Reick to host senior fair in Johnsburg  Northwest Herald

Seniors from the 63rd House District in McHenry County are invited to attend a free Senior Fair sponsored by state Rep. Steve Reick, R-Woodstock, on June 28.

On Campus: Johnsburg's Lauren Rosengarden lands head job at Concordia  Northwest Herald

During her interview for the head women's basketball coaching job at Concordia University Chicago, Lauren Rosengarden was as ready as possible.

Johnsburg Walmart to replace sprinkler system after Legionnaires' scare  Northwest Herald

Walmart officials said Monday that the Johnsburg store will replace its sprinkler systems after the store was identified as a potential source of exposure to ...

Police arrest 2 Chicago men in connection with Johnsburg car burglary, fleeing  Northwest Herald

Police have arrested two men and are searching for two others who allegedly ran a stolen car off the road before fleeing from police and seeking refuge in a ...

Johnsburg High School Athletic Hall of Fame's 1st class to feature John Smith, 2003 boys basketball team  Northwest Herald

The first induction class for the Johnsburg High School Athletic Hall of Fame naturally is star-studded.

Bulls forward Bobby Portis lends hand at Johnsburg basketball camp  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – As a youngster growing up in Little Rock, Arkansas, Bobby Portis attended basketball camps where he met local legends Derek Fisher and ...

Remodeled dentist office in Johnsburg holds grand reopening  Northwest Herald

The newly remodeled Prime Dental Associates office, 2301 Johnsburg Road, hosted a grand reopening celebration and ribbon-cutting Nov. 29 with the ...

McHenry man pleads guilty to heroin possession  Northwest Herald

A man who police said they found passed out in a vehicle with small bags of heroin and other drugs received a four-year prison sentence Wednesday.

Podcast re-examines Johnsburg teen's 2002 disappearance  Northwest Herald

A Johnsburg teenager whose disappearance shook the area in 2002 is the subject of a true crime podcast chronicling authorities' investigation into the boy's ...

Judge dismisses allegations prosecutors intimidated witnesses to testify against Mario Casciaro  Northwest Herald

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that claimed prosecutors intimidated and harassed a witness into testifying against Mario Casciaro in connection with ...

Softball: Johnsburg's Brooke Klosowicz not your average 13-year-old  Northwest Herald

Johnsburg's Klosowicz already has eyes of D-I coaches on her.

High school boys basketball: Hot shooting carries Richmond-Burton past Johnsburg  Northwest Herald

That was all it took for the Rockets to wipe out Johnsburg's three-point advantage and take control with red-hot shooting. Jeff Jankowski scored a driving layup, ...

McHenry Township residents file lawsuit against board  Northwest Herald

A lawsuit on behalf of more than 30 McHenry Township residents has been filed in McHenry County Circuit Court, alleging the township board did not follow the ...

McHenry Moose Lodge hosting country music night to benefit veterans  Northwest Herald

Missy's Veterans of Valor in partnership with Gary Lang Auto Group will host an evening of country music, raffle prizes and more at the McHenry Moose Lodge, ...

Ex-Johnsburg High staffer pleads guilty to sex abuse, battery against students  Chicago Tribune

A former assistant football coach and office clerk at Johnsburg High School pleaded guilty Friday to engaging in inappropriate contact with two underage ...

Johnsburg grad Fiedorowicz retires from NFL after suffering 3 concussions last season  Northwest Herald

The Houston Texans placed Johnsburg grad C.J. Fiedorowicz on the reserve-retired list Wednesday after he suffered three concussions during the 2017 season ...

Photos: Bulls' Bobby Portis at Johnsburg High  Northwest Herald

Bulls forward Bobby Portis took part in a camp at Johnsburg High on Tuesday.

Report: 39 percent of 2016 Alden-Hebron High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  McHenry Times

In a year when 87 percent of Alden-Hebron High School seniors graduated on time, 39 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to enroll ...

Johnsburg announces 1st class in athletic hall of fame  Northwest Herald

Johnsburg High School announced the first class in its athletic hall of fame this week. Plans for the Skyhawks' Athletic Hall of Fame began in 2015 with the ...

Johnsburg School District 12's $41M facilities project about 25 percent complete  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – The multifaceted $41 million facilities project in Johnsburg School District 12 is about 25 percent complete, the project manager said.

PHOTOS: Johnsburg High School 2016 graduation  Northwest Herald

Johnsburg High School graduation was held Friday, June 3, 2016.

PHOTOS: Johnsburg High School Class of 2017  Northwest Herald

The graduating Class of 2017 awaits the beginning of the commencement ceremony Friday at Johnsburg High School in Johnsburg. KKoontz – For Shaw Media.

Report: 49 percent of 2018 Dundee-Crown High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  McHenry Times

In a year when 91 percent of Dundee-Crown High School seniors graduated on time, 49 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to enroll ...

High school football: Johnsburg quarterback Riley Buchanan showing improvement  Northwest Herald

The last time Johnsburg played Richmond-Burton in football brought out the best in Skyhawks quarterback Riley Buchanan.

Illinois women's basketball coach plans to make school her 3rd, final job  Chicago Daily Herald

It took Nancy Fahey all of two moves to go from coaching high school girls basketball to coaching women's basketball at the Big Ten level. Granted, Fahey ...

DeFABO: Revitalized Johnsburg High School football team will be back  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – Three years ago, an 0-9 Johnsburg football team sat on a knee at Woodstock and stared into the press box at an illuminated state championship ...

Johnsburg School District 12 to be on 'financial watch'  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – The superintendent of Johnsburg School District 12 said recent notification about being on “financial watch” status – a state designation ...

Former Johnsburg High School aide charged with sex crime with student  Northwest Herald

WOODSTOCK – A former Johnsburg High School teacher's aide has been charged with a sex crime involving a teenage student.

Woman sent to hospital after barricading herself in Johnsburg home  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – A woman was sent to the hospital after barricading herself Monday morning in her Johnsburg home and threatening to shoot herself.

Leadership Greater McHenry County selects participants for high school program  Northwest Herald

Leadership Greater McHenry County has selected 14 students for an inaugural youth program aimed at engaging young people in the community.

High school football: Johnsburg scores win over Marengo in Class 4A playoff opener  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg receiver Connor Bell took the quick pass on the left side and saw a line of blockers providing an alley toward the middle of the field.

Renovations underway at Ringwood School Primary Center  Northwest Herald

RINGWOOD – Ringwood School Primary Center will have a new look when it opens for students in the upcoming school year.

Man pleads guilty to DUI charges in 2014 McHenry-area crash  Northwest Herald

McHENRY – An Island Lake man on Monday pleaded guilty to drunken driving charges stemming from a 2014 crash that temporarily landed a Johnsburg High ...

High school football: Johnsburg's Joe Moore commits to Air Force  Northwest Herald

Joe Moore's remarkable senior football season just reached another level.

Mario Casciaro abruptly drops bid for certificate of innocence in 2002 slaying of Johnsburg teen  Northwest Herald

WOODSTOCK – Mario Casciaro has dropped his request for a certificate of innocence in the 2002 slaying of Johnsburg teenager Brian Carrick.

Johnsburg in contract to buy Chapel Hill Golf Course  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – The village of Johnsburg is under contract to buy Chapel Hill Golf Course in hopes of preserving open, recreational space, according to a news ...

Johnsburg planning to borrow $1.1M to buy Chapel Hill golf course  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – The village of Johnsburg plans to take out a $1.1 million loan to buy the Chapel Hill golf course only months after a developer proposed a ...

Lake County HOF announces its Class of 2018  Chicago Daily Herald

The Lake County High School Sports Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2018.

PHOTOS: Richmond-Burton vs. Johnsburg high school football  Northwest Herald

Photos from Friday night's Johnsburg vs. Richmond-Burton football game in Richmond.

Wrestling: Johnsburg alumni start youth club in hopes of revitalizing the sport locally  Northwest Herald

Only one freshman – Jack Clauson – came out for the Johnsburg high school wrestling team this season. The Skyhawks only list 22 athletes on their roster ...

High school girls basketball: Johnsburg holds off Carmel to reach sectional championship game  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg girls basketball coach Brad Frey wiped his forehead and let out a giant sigh of relief after battling Carmel Tuesday in a Class 3A ...

Crystal Lake woman accused of using false prescriptions to get drugs  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – A Crystal Lake woman accused of using fake prescriptions to get four different medications, including painkillers, was released Wednesday from ...

Photos: Top sports photos of 2018  Northwest Herald

Take a look back on some of the top Northwest Herald sports photos from 2018.

State's attorney settles suit over charges in 2002 murder of Johnsburg teen  Chicago Daily Herald

A $50000 settlement has been reached in a conspiracy lawsuit brought by a man whose conviction of a 2002 murder of Johnsburg teen was overturned by an ...

PHOTOS: Pep rally held at Johnsburg High School before Friday's state championship football game  Northwest Herald

A pep rally was held at Johnsburg before they head to state championship on Friday.

"The Addams Family"  Northwest Herald

7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, Johnsburg High School, 2002 W. Ringwood Road, Johnsburg.

Photos: Pictures of the Week from Feb. 21 - 27  Northwest Herald

The week in photographs from the Northwest Herald, as seen by our photographers.

Houston Texans tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz mulls retirement  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – C.J. Fiedorowicz spent Friday night smiling a lot, posing for pictures with youngsters around Johnsburg's gymnasium and signing autographs.

Testimony: Teen killed in 2002, body taken to Iowa  Chicago Daily Herald

A friend of Mario Casciaro -- the 28-year-old McHenry man on trial for the 2002 murder of Johnsburg teen Brian Carrick -- testified Friday that Casciaro told him ...

Johnsburg High mourns graduate killed in snowmobile accident  Chicago Daily Herald

Friends and classmates are mourning 17-year-old Mallori Papp. The Johnsburg High School graduate from Pistakee Highlands died in a snowmobiling accident ...

High school boys soccer: Harvard beats Johnsburg in clash of KRC leaders  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – "Comebacks make good stories, people," Johnsburg boys soccer coach Rob Eastland yelled to his team as they took the field for the second ...

Students sign up for new sailing teams  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – Treading water next to a turtled sailboat, three Johnsburg High School students grabbed the keel, using their weight to pull it onto its side and ...

'He didn't have the emotional strength anymore'  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – Nancy Walz carries a handkerchief with her everywhere she goes. She uses it often when she talks about her oldest son, Scott.

High school football: Johnsburg tops Oregon behind five Alex Peete touchdowns  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG - Anyone playing the Johnsburg Skyhawks this season are very familiar with the name Alex Peete.

McHenry County businesses deal with lack of customers, property damage amid Fox River flooding  Northwest Herald

Gary Johnson thought about the potential for flooding in 2014 when he opened Cabana's On The Chain Bar & Grille along Pistakee Lake in Johnsburg, but he ...

Changing Faces: McHenry County schools adapt to English-language learners  Northwest Herald

Demographic shifts over the last 14 years provide clues to what McHenry County is going to look like in the future. We should expect to be older and more ...

McHenry County lights up – literally – during the holidays  Northwest Herald

Your complete guide to area Christmas activities and events.

Bob Switzer, of Crystal Lake-based Switzer Craft boat company, dies at age 85  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – Robert “Bob” Switzer will be remembered as “forever young” by family members, in part because of his “adventurous, entrepreneurial spirit.”.

PHOTOS: Harvard vs. Johnsburg boys soccer  Northwest Herald

Harvard at Johnsburg boys soccer on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.

Founders buy Sportdecals in Spring Grove to make custom logos, save 85 local jobs  Northwest Herald

SPRING GROVE – A Spring Grove company that makes custom sports team apparel would have closed its doors in early May and 85 jobs might have been lost ...

Geneva School District hires new administrators  Chicago Tribune

Geneva Community Unit School District 304 hired new administrators at Geneva High School and Geneva Middle School South.

Val's grocery closes doors  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – Sal DeMarco came from Italy to McHenry County and opened a supermarket with his brother in Johnsburg in 1991.

Texans tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz, Johnsburg grad, keeps family and hometown close  Northwest Herald

As Gary Fiedorowicz can best remember, his son C.J. was 3 when he provided a preview of his extraordinary physical skills.

McHenry County area last days of school  Northwest Herald

The last days for each McHenry County school and district are scheduled as follows:

Lawyer behind Johnsburg murder appeal to defend 'Making a Murderer' subject  Northwest Herald

Zellner law firm to rep Steven Avery after winning Mario Casciaro's freedom.

Fox Lake man sentenced to 26 years in 2002 Johnsburg murder  Chicago Daily Herald

A judge sentenced Mario Casciaro, who was convicted of a 2002 Johnsburg murder, to 26 years in prison on Thursday. Casciaro, 30, of Fox Lake, faced up to 60 ...

Johnsburg, Prairie Ridge football teams take shots at greatness  Northwest Herald

Joe Moore soaked in the moment last Friday while standing on Johnsburg Athletic Field with what seemed like most of the town's population after the Skyhawks ...

'Is it on your bucket list to save a life?' Johnsburg grad to donate kidney to classmates' child  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – Married not long after graduating from Johnsburg High School where they met, Ryan and Ashley Wagner's joy 10 years later over expanding ...

Mario Casciaro walks free after Johnsburg murder conviction reversed  Northwest Herald

Mario Casciaro walked out of prison Wednesday, two years after he was convicted of murdering Johnsburg teenager Brian Carrick.

Johnsburg woman reunited with WWII POW father's Purple Heart  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – Mary Jo Farrell had few mementos from her father, a World War II veteran who died in an American hospital after spending three harrowing ...

Ex-J'burg coach pleads guilty to sex abuse of teen  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – A former basketball coach who has since become a convicted sex offender abruptly resigned in 2008 from District 12 as questions about ...

Johnsburg police officer charged with lying about military record  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg police officer has been indicted on multiple felonies that he lied to several police departments about his military record.

High school girls volleyball: Richmond-Burton's Addie Halverson commits to Jacksonville State  Northwest Herald

Richmond-Burton senior outside hitter Addie Halverson received a free look when the coaching staff from Jacksonville State noticed the Sports Performance ...

Crazy sandwiches a hit at Epic Deli  Northwest Herald

JOHNSBURG – The Baddest – a Krispy Kreme doughnut with peanut butter, white chocolate, raspberry-infused marshmallow fluff, bananas and candied bacon ...

Attorney: Johnsburg 2002 murder case built on 'house of cards'  Chicago Daily Herald

A man convicted in one of McHenry County's most notorious murders appealed his case Monday, arguing that prosecutors didn't have enough evidence to ...

PHOTOS: Richmond-Burton volleyball beats Johnsburg  Northwest Herald

Sarah Nader - Richmond-Burton's Sammy Duncan (center) celebrate a win during Wednesday's volleyball match against Johnsburg ...

Hundreds of Chicago Area Schools Cancel Classes, Announce Delayed Opening  NBC Chicago

Classes are canceled or delayed at several suburban schools Monday amid dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills are expected to plummet to near 30 ...

Humphreville and Van Every  Northwest Herald

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa – Announcement has been made of the engagement of Vanessa Humphreville and Richard Van Every, both of North Liberty, Iowa.

McHenry County fans turn out for first high school football games of the season  Northwest Herald

CARY – The bleachers were packed Friday at Cary-Grove High School with fans who came to watch the first football game of the season against Prairie Ridge ...

Everyday Heroes 2016: Jerry Schillaci, McHenry Township Fire Protection District  Northwest Herald

Jerry Schillaci was working on the clinical hours he needed to be certified a paramedic when the organ donation case came up.

Sopcic and Rigby  Northwest Herald

FREEPORT – Lauren Sopcic and David Rigby, both of Johnsburg, were married at 1 p.m. Aug. 14, 2010, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Freeport. Monsignor ...

TownSquare Players take on Neil Simon's 'Rumors'  Chicago Tribune

The TownSquare Players present Neil Simon's "Rumors" June 16 to 25 at the Woodstock Opera House.

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

Attorney trying to get Mario Casciaro out of prison quickly after murder conviction overturned  Northwest Herald

DOWNERS GROVE – Signs held by friends, family and supporters of Mario Casciaro in a news conference Friday made their message clear – they want ...

4 people wrongly convicted share stories of survival  Chicago Daily Herald

Better police training, less immunity granted to witnesses, more prosecutor accountability and a larger pool of resources for the public defenders can help toward ...

On the record with ... Clay Guida  Northwest Herald

He once was a standout high school wrestler in his hometown of Johnsburg, but for the past six years, Clay Guida has become a fan favorite UFC fighter.

50 years in football for Bradshaw  Woodstock Independent

A half-century is a long time, but Woodstock High School assistant football coach Bob Bradshaw, who is in his 50th year of coaching, loves football. Specifically ...

New U of I Women's Basketball Coach Announced  FOX Illinois

There's another new coach for the University of Illinois; this time it's for the women's basketball team.Nancy Fahey will take over the program after spending 31 ...

Poms teams compete for sectional title in Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

Poms teams across the state took their activity to a new level on Saturday, when they participated in the first round of the state series in competitive dance, ...

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.

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