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Man hospitalized after boat hits jet ski, flees scene on Fox River near McHenry

Police are searching for the driver of a boat that struck a jet ski, injuring a man, and fled the scene on the Fox River near McHenry Sunday evening. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 8:24 p.m. Sunday to the 1000 block of River Terrace Drive in Johnsburg […] The post Man hospitalized after boat hits jet ski, flees scene on Fox River near McHenry appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
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One Injured, One Arrested in Monday Crash

KENOSHA, WI (WLIP)–One person is in custody and another was injured after a police chase and then a crash. It happened around 4 PM Monday afternoon. Scanner reports indicated that police spotted an erratic driver near 46th street and 32nd avenue. The 29 year old man allegedly fled from...

Bulls introduce draft pick Dalen Terry, focus on keeping Zach LaVine

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (CBS) -- The Bulls on Monday introduced new draft pick Dalen Terry. The 6-foot 7-inch guard played for the University of Arizona, and is known for his energy, competitive drive, and defensive playmaking. Terry will wear the number 25 to honor fellow Arizona alum Steve Kerr – who wore the jersey number for the Bulls during the Michael Jordan championship era – and also to honor Simeon Vocational High School standout Ben Wilson, who was shot and killed in 1984. Terry says he's ready to get to work and learn from Head Coach Billy Donovan. "I'm just...

Greendale firefighter's Muskego home burned, chief VFW hero's award

GREENDALE, Wis. - Saying thank you from one hero to another, the Wisconsin VFW honored a Greendale fire chief for his service to his community, including one of his own firefighters. In February, Greendale Fire Lieutenant Mike Schmitt was among the crews rushing to a house fire in Muskego. He'd...

Shorthanded Racine Raiders outlasted in pivotal MidStates battle

RACINE – Just ask Wilbert Kennedy about how good his team is, and he’ll tell you the Racine Raiders can hang with – and beat – any opponent. This is most likely true. But it’s not easy to emerge victorious when you have nine regular linemen injured and unavailable against the cream of the crop, the undefeated Chicago Birdgang.
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Won-A-Go Biking owner Andy Fix passes away at 59

MUKWONAGO — Andy Fix will be remembered as the friendly owner of Won-A-Go Biking, as a family-oriented brother, father and grandfather and as a nearly lifelong Mukwonago resident. Fix passed away on June 22 at 59 years old. Rose Fix, Andy’s mother, said Andy moved to Mukwonago when he...

51st annual Tichigan Fireworks display takes place on July 2

The 51st Annual Tichigan Fireworks display take place on July 2 this year. The show will take place on Tichigan Lake, just north of Waterford, Wisc. The event is supported by generous donors and volunteers from the Tichigan Lake Fireworks Committee, a non-profit organization. View from Lake Tichigan. Viewers may...

Woman killed after high-speed crash into wall on Interstate 294 near Deerfield

A 29-year-old woman was ejected and killed after crashing her car into a wall on Interstate 294 near Deerfield early Saturday morning, state police said. The Illinois State Police responded around 2:08 a.m. Saturday to the northbound lanes of Interstate 294 at Lake Cook Road in Deerfield. District 15 troopers arrived to find a white […] The post Woman killed after high-speed crash into wall on Interstate 294 near Deerfield appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.

Foxconn’s groundbreaking four years later

Were we duped? Or were expectations not met due to outside factors?. “A little bit of both” according to Editor in Chief of the Milwaukee Business Journal Mark Kass. It was June 27th, 2022 when then President Donald Trump visited Wisconsin to speak on the potential on the facility that was to be built on land in Mount Pleasant. Land that was acquired with plenty of challenges before the groundbreaking ceremony.

Bill Schulte Memorial Junior Trophy Race on tap Tuesday at the Washington Park Velodrome

Johnson began covering sports in Kenosha in 2004 as a staff writer for the Kenosha News and eventually became a news and sports editor there, serving in that role and covering the community until May 2022. Johnson grew up in Kenosha, graduating from Bradford High School in 2000 and then the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004. He still happily resides in town with his wife, Bridget, and son, Brady.
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IFSA hosts annual camp for children with burn injuries

The Illinois Fire Safety Alliance’s free Camp I Am Me offers child burn survivors a place to have fun, and at the same time talk about their experience in a judgment-free environment, with the help of counselors and even other campers. Lombard resident has been a volunteer since the...