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Gov. Pritzker announces 50,000 free Six Flags Great America tickets to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that 50,000 free tickets to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee will be given out as a new incentive for residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The offer comes following yesterday’s vaccine eligibility expansion to children ages 12-15. Six Flags Great America is donating the 50,000 free tickets, valued at […]

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Final funeral arrangements set for fallen McHenry County Sheriff’s deputy

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office has announced visitation, funeral and procession arrangements for fallen Deputy Jacob Keltner. The public is encouraged to line the procession route on Wednesday. McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner, who worked as a fugitive investigator on the local U.S. Marshals task force, died on Thursday after being shot while serving […]

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29-year-old Rockford woman identified in fatal drunk driving crash near Woodstock

A drunk driver is being held on an $80,000 bond after his passenger, a 29-year-old Rockford woman, was killed following a single-vehicle crash near Woodstock Saturday evening. Marengo Fire Rescue, Woodstock Fire Rescue and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office were called at 7:39 p.m. to Vermont Road and Kishwaukee Valley Road in unincorporated Woodstock for […]