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Sam Lounsberry

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Wonder Lake, IL, United States

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Past articles by Sam:

Woodstock welcoming puzzle artist for Groundhog Day festival 30 years after famed movie’s production

'Top hat is on order,’ Mayor Mike Turner said ahead of his first Groundhog Day prognostication ceremony. → Read More

Appellate court rules against Hebron in yearslong battle with owner of dormant subdivision

"It’s very neglected," a resident of the neighborhood says. → Read More

Retired teacher from Prairie Grove authors book with former students

The Prairie Grove resident's work is meant to be a guide on the 'essential ingredients needed to inspire others.’ → Read More

Trout Valley barn home to 1928 Kentucky Derby winner set for restorations

The thoroughbred was unmatched as a sire, and retired racehorses, including one of TikTok fame, still reside on the property. → Read More

McHenry, Lake counties’ hospital ICU capacity declining among record high positive COVID-19 tests

McHenry, Lake counties’ hospital ICU capacity declining among record high positive COVID-19 tests → Read More

Woodstock company behind resilient paper straws endorses plastic bans, but city leadership not biting

'I guarantee you it is the best straw in the world,' said founder and CEO Guy Spinelli → Read More

Efforts to remove carp from Wonder Lake underway, but may go slower than hoped

Muskie stocking also took place this fall, which could help the initiative. → Read More

Grafton Township highway commissioner wins court ruling against township board, allowing 14% tax increase

The case reiterates township trustees lack authority to scale back road district tax levies. → Read More

McHenry County reports 450 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

The region saw its highest positivity rate of 2021 with Thursday's data. → Read More

Ax-throwing, laser tag: McHenry County entertainment businesses see bright future after slogging through COVID-19 restrictions

An ax-throwing lounge is set to open this year in the McHenry Plaza shopping center on Route 31. → Read More

Crystal Lake police investigating car vs. pedestrian crash at Route 14 and Pingree Road

Westbound Route 14 traffic was closed for about two hours after the patient was immediately transported from the scene. → Read More

Hebron settled apartment building’s $304,000 in unpaid water, sewer charges for $22,124 this year

Since then, the village has upped scrutiny of utility accounts falling behind. → Read More

Man accused of murdering Algonquin couple to be extradited to McHenry County

Maxim Parnov is accused of causing blunt force trauma to both Elvira and Peter Almen, resulting in their deaths. → Read More

McHenry County reports 399 new COVID-19 cases as region’s positivity rate hits highest mark since January

COVID-19 hospitalizations in McHenry and Lake counties rose each of the last 11 days, state data shows. → Read More

Appellate court reverses McHenry County judge’s ruling on Nunda, McHenry township road districts’ challenge to state law

More argument could have been allowed by the trial court before the case was dismissed, the ruling says. → Read More

Dean Foods employees injured in Harvard chemical spill

Multiple employees taken to area hospitals with injuries that were not life threatening, fire officials said → Read More

Harvard home struck by gunfire, police say

Multiple gunshots struck a Harvard home around 6:30 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of West Metzen Street, police said. → Read More

Nunda Township highway commissioner sues township’s Board of Trustees over tax levy changes

Nunda Township’s highway commissioner filed a lawsuit on Monday against the local government’s Board of Trustees, following through on a threat he made earlier this month to challenge the body’s decision to alter his proposed property tax levies for the coming year. At the heart of the dispute is whether the township board has authority to alter the tax levies Highway Commissioner Mike… → Read More

Higher prices not likely to go away soon as businesses struggle to find workers, industry experts say

All across America businesses of all shapes and sizes are looking for employees. → Read More

Woodstock School District 200 sets $63.3M property tax levy, up 3.5% from last year

But $5 million will be abated, or reduced, from last year's levy, and homeowners should see smaller bills. → Read More