Dr. George Gallant set his sights on revolutionizing emergency medical systems in McHenry County. Retired after 32 years of service, he is celebrated for his many achievements.
Water polo is a physically demanding, but fun, water sport gaining recognition and popularity in Illinois. Athletes and coaches look forward to competing with more schools closer to home in the future.
The Ahrens of Harvard have restored their basement into a 1950s fantasy, complete with soda fountains dispensing Coke and Green River, jukeboxes spinning 45s, and vintage signage, radios and furniture.
Deadheads, skaters, snowboarders and hippies young and old feel the love at Trade Winds Cove in Crystal Lake.
McHenry County’s elite student athletes share the keys to succeeding in the classroom while shining on the field.
High school senior Hailey Leech has been putting her best foot forward for years to become an inline skating champion. Her future on wheels — and perhaps on ice — looks bright.
Three generations of Bjorkmans have made the McHenry Ace Hardware store an enduring success. Brothers Craig and Steve ensure it will continue fulfilling its mission for generations to come.
Johnsburg High School athletes Mike and Melissa Dixon stay humble despite star status and remain dedicated to being leaders on and off the basketball court.
Connie Perez continues her family tradition of fashion at Aesthetics while keeping fresh with trends and passing the torch to the next generation through sewing classes. Her new location allows her to expand products and programs.