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Over dozen fire departments work for hours to extinguish 80-acre wildfire in Johnsburg

Wind and dry conditions led to a wildfire spreading to approximately 80 acres of field in Johnsburg, prompting over a dozen fire departments to respond Saturday morning. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District (MTFPD) responded around 11:33 a.m. Saturday to the 3800 block of Buchanan Road in Johnsburg for a brush fire. Firefighters arrived within […]

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‘Unexpected tragedy’: Fundraiser started to take care of Johnsburg woman’s dogs after she was killed in vehicle crash

Friends of a Johnsburg woman have created a fundraiser to pay for her funeral and take care of her dogs after the woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash near McHenry. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District, Spring Grove Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:19 a.m. Monday to the 5700 […]

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Coroner identifies Johnsburg woman killed after crashing car into mailbox, tree near McHenry

The coroner’s office has identified a 40-year-old woman from Johnsburg who died after she crashed her car into a tree near McHenry early Monday morning. An autopsy was performed Tuesday on Roberta Wisch, 40, of Johnsburg, according to the McHenry County Coroner’s Office. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District, Spring Grove Fire Protection District and […]

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Police investigating after man found dead inside car in Walmart parking lot in Johnsburg

Authorities said they are investigating after a 45-year-old man was found dead inside of a car in the parking lot of Walmart in Johnsburg on Thursday. The Johnsburg Police Department and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 10 a.m. Thursday to the Walmart, 3801 Running Brook Farm Boulevard in Johnsburg. Emergency crews received a […]