Woodstock animal shelter fundraiser showcases Art for the Paws

Dogs, cats, horses, dinosaurs – these subjects and so much more have been depicted on 6-by-6-inch canvases by McHenry County artists of all ages, and when combined into a single mosaic, the effect can be engrossing.


Union auction to feature rare Grateful Dead memorabilia, posters

Randy Donley motioned toward a kitchen table and chairs in the Union banquet hall he’s slowly turning into an auction house.


Music history presentation opens Sampler Series

UNION – Musician and history buff Mary Ellen Heelan of Cary will present “We Sang! We Danced! A Musical History of McHenry County” to launch the society’s annual Sampler Series at 3 p.m. March 16 at the McHenry County Historical Society Museum, 6422 Main St., in Union.


Woodstock program, historian to examine fashion in Jane Austen’s world

Jane Austen’s six published novels bring to light the struggles of everyday life, while the fashions of her day reflected changing social ideals.


‘Shamrocked’ brings green beer, country star Ty Bates to Woodstock

When rising country music star Ty Bates has a good time performing places, he remembers them.


Schedule for Groundhog Days in Woodstock

Following is a complete round-up of activities planned as part of Groundhog Days in Woodstock.


Late Harold Ramis to be honored during Woodstock's Groundhog Days

Harold Ramis forever will be remembered at the Woodstock Theatre.


‘Groundhogology’ storyteller in CL

McHenry County might be all about the groundhog, but there’s more to the rodent than its prognostication abilities.


Professional wrestling event honors Wonder Lake veteran at VFW in Woodstock

A Chicago Style Wrestling-Northland professional wrestling event Jan. 10 at VFW Post 5040 in Woodstock served as a tribute to retired Marine Lt. Col. Rick Runnels, 74, of Wonder Lake.


Emerging artists: Crystal Lake's Lakeside showcases high school talents

Goodbye, high school display case. Students artists throughout District 155 have gone pro – at least through Jan. 30.


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