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Fundraiser collects $21,000 for Lake Villa man who broke his neck in ATV accident

A fundraiser has collected more than $21,000 for a Lake Villa family after a father broke his neck in an ATV accident during a family gathering last weekend. Lake Villa resident Rick Leukhardt was involved in a “terrible” crash on September 5, according to family friend Jamie Deehr. Leukhardt was driving an ATV while with […]

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Two victims seriously injured, flown to hospital after ATV hits tree near Woodstock

Two ATV riders were seriously injured and flown to the hospital after their ATV struck a tree late Friday evening near Woodstock. The Woodstock Fire Rescue District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 11:48 p.m. Friday to the 10500 block of Thoroughbred Trail in unincorporated Woodstock for an ATV crash. Sheriff’s deputies arrived to […]

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Island Lake village trustee remains hospitalized after being paralyzed in ATV crash

Island Lake Village Trustee Will Ziegler remains hospitalized over a month after a serious ATV crash that left him paralyzed from the waist down. Ziegler was involved in an ATV crash on November 27, the day before Thanksgiving, while he was in North Carolina. He suffered a fractured skull, multiple broken bones and a spinal […]