Woodstock

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The city of Woodstock is celebrating the life and achievements of the late movie industry giant Orson Welles. 

The community is holding a festival celebrating Welles’ work in film. Film screenings and panel discussions are on the schedule of the Orson Welles Centennial Festival.

Welles was born 100 years ago in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He moved to Woodstock when he was 11 years old.

Welles said he didn’t like to talk about his movies.

500 Jobs Being Cut In McHenry County

Jun 19, 2014

About 500 workers in northern Illinois will lose their jobs later this year. That's when printing company Quad-Graphics will close its operations in Woodstock.

Preservation Grants Help Local Projects

Jan 25, 2013
McHenry County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Thirteen Illinois communities will share federal historic preservation grants. The money will fund historical surveys in Belvidere and Ottawa, and a video project in Woodstock.  It will also be used in Morrison.