Santa coming to Randall Fire Department

Santa Claus will arrive at the Randall Fire Department, highways F and KD, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. Santa will continue his tradition of visiting all the town neighborhoods riding on a Randall Fire Depttruck. Santa will be stopping along the way; so all good boys and girls can […]


Fire destroys mobile home; family loses everything

By Annette Newcomb Editor Wheatland Fire Department arrived on the scene of a mobile home fire at 5:45 p.m. Dec. 2, only to find the structure fully engulfed in flames. There were no injuries reported at 3220 45th Street, No. 17, Burlington, and no one was home at the time […]


Man attempts to hang himself after domestic altercation

A man who attempted to hang himself after allegedly battering a former girlfriend was saved by Kenosha County Sheriff Deputies, who cut him down and used the Defribulator to resuscitate him. Sgt. Bill Beth of the sheriff’s department said about 5 a.m. Nov. 30, deputies were called to 11322 270th […]


IDNR to host open house on Stratton Lock and Dam Lock

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) will host an open house on Wednesday, Dec. 14 to display alternatives for lock expansion and sluice gate structure replacement at William G. Stratton Lock and Dam on the Fox River in McHenry. The open house will be held from 4 to 7 […]


Malicious complaint email claiming it’s from BBB

Better Business Bureau (BBB) is issuing an urgent SCAM alert cautioning businesses and consumers about an email that is purporting to be from a email address about a recently filed complaint. The email contains a dangerous attachment regarding a complaint and appears to direct recipients to the BBB website. […]


Operation RB continues collection project for alumni serving overseas

  In honor of Richmond-Burton High School alumni currently serving in the military, the school is collecting these items indefinitely. The date has been extended due to the great interest from the community. The collected items will be sent to RB alumni currently serving in Iraq and Afghanistan or other […]


St. John’s pizza fundraiser slated

St. John the Baptist School in Johnsburg will be holding a pizza sale to raise funds to support new technology purchases for their school. The fundraiser will be on Saturday Dec. 17 and Sunday Dec. 18. The sale will occur in the parking lot at St. John’s church, and people […]


SGFD blood drive is Monday

                  On Dec. 12, the Spring Grove Fire Department is hosting a blood drive from 2:30 to 6:10 p.m.                   The drive will be located at the fire department at 8214 Richardson Road in Spring Grove. Call the fire station at (815) 675-2450 […]


Residents not kidding about size of goat farm

By Amy Stark Correspondent It was standing room only at the Spring Grove Village Board meeting Tuesday night as many people came in response to a flier that had been placed on some residents’ mailboxes over the weekend. The flyer urged residents to attend the board meeting to discuss the […]


School, village board positions up for election

Three school board seats and three town board seats will be up for election during the Tuesday, April 3 spring elections. At Westosha Central High School, the terms of Roger Runkel, Cheryl Baysinger and Mary Ellen Pearsall will all expired. At the Town of Salem, the terms of supervisors Dennis […]


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