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One person was injured after falling at bottom of a steep slope at Gander Mountain Forest Preserve

A woman received an ankle injury while hiking at Gander Mountain Forest Preserve in unincorporated Antioch late Wednesday evening, authorities said. Rescue crews from the Antioch Fire Department, the Fox Lake Fire Protection District and the Spring Grove Fire Protection District were dispatched to Gander Mountain in unincorporated Antioch at 6:48 p.m. for a woman […]

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Massive tulip festival opens to public for season at Richardson Farm in Spring Grove

An annual tulip festival, which will feature approximately a million tulips, opened for the season Saturday morning at Richardson Farm in Spring Grove. Warmer weather has propelled tulip growth at Richardson Farm, located at 909 English Prairie Road in Spring Grove, leading the owners to decide it is time to open their 2024 Tulip Festival. […]

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State’s attorney astonished after appeals court rules that defendant in high-speed Spring Grove police chase is not flight risk

The state’s attorney appeared astonished after an appeals court ordered a man, who they said is not a flight risk, released from jail after the man led officers on a police pursuit in Spring Grove. Spring Grove police officers attempted to stop a GMC Sierra pickup truck around 1:10 p.m. on April 10, 2023, on […]

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Crashes, some involving fire department vehicles, reported across Lake and McHenry counties amid slick conditions

Numerous vehicle crashes were reported, including some involving fire department vehicles, after snow caused slick roadways across Lake and McHenry counties Friday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook early Friday morning warning about a wintry mix of rain and snow. Forecasters said a strong cold front surged south across the […]