Author Archive: Adminreportgrp

Manhunt has area on edge

Manhunt has area on edge

Sheriff fears suspect in murder case ‘will  go out in a big show’ The manhunt continued Wednesday morning for Andrew Mario Obregon, 32, who was initially described as a “person of interest” in the death of Tywon Anderson, 37, whose body was found in a cornfield in the Town of […]

 
 

County officials are pushing flu shots

The Lake County Health Department Community Health Center is encouraging residents to get a flu shot this fall. Last year, six deaths and 49 intensive care unit admissions were associated with complications brought on by influenza in Lake County. “Those six months of age or older should get a flu […]

 
 

Randall referendum is Tuesday

Randall referendum is Tuesday

School administrator says plan makes fiscal sense By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer After Randall School Administrator John Gendron spoke about the Oct. 13 operational referendum for close to a half hour at a recent Twin Lakes Village Board meeting, one resident in attendance got straight to the point.       “I […]

 
 

Construction closes Wilmot Road

Wilmot Road, north of Highway 173, will be closed to traffic through Oct. 21, for construction improvements crossing the roadway, according to McHenry County transportation officials. A detour will be posted. Northbound traffic will be rerouted to Siedschlag Road to Highway CK to reconnect with Wilmot Road/Fox River Road just […]

 
 

Local clerks see potential of e-poll books

But most say state needs to provide standards By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent An electronic poll book, or e-poll book, is the computer and program that replaces a paper-based poll book. State law allows municipal clerks to maintain both paper and electronic poll books. And while some local clerks have seen […]

 
 

Salem Grade School has 10 new teachers

Rate of turnover higher than normal, administrator says By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Ten teachers either resigned positions for other jobs or retired from Salem Grade School prior to the start of classes last month. At the Sept. 15 School Board meeting, Salem District Administrator Dave Milz told the board that […]

 
 

Wilmot Community Outreach offers fall programs

The Wilmot High School Community Outreach department offers the following courses this fall: Beginning Bridge (Contract Bridge): Learn how to play the basics of Contract Bridge and have fun doing it. Bridge is a game that can be played and enjoyed for a lifetime. In this six-week class, you will […]

 
 

They’ve got school spirit

They’ve got school spirit

Even the feeder schools got in on the homecoming parade fun at Westosha Central High School as this float of students from Paris School attests. The parade was held Sept. 29 in Paddock Lake. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

 
 

Marching to that homecoming beat

Marching to that homecoming beat

Wilmot High School’s marching band brings the beat to the street as part of the Panthers’ 2015 homecoming celebration on Sept. 25 in Wilmot. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

 
 

Footin’ it for Nate

Footin’ it for Nate

      Runners and walkers circle the track at Wilmot High School Sept. 23 during the third annual Nate Walter Memorial 5K Fun Run/Walk. Proceeds from the event go toward the memorial scholarship named after Walter. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)