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  • McHenry County Fair 2015 schedule

    The schedule for this week's 2015 McHenry County Fair:Wednesday, Aug. 5• 7:30 a.m. Swine Barn – 4-H ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:33 pm
  • U.S. auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

    DETROIT – Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Rick Springfield coming to Crystal Lake’s Raue Center for the Arts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Tickets are now on sale for an 8 p.m. Nov. 19 performance by Rick Springfield at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • 6-year-old reunited with stuffed animal through McHenry County Facebook group

    Gray-Gray Mouse had been all over McHenry County. But for the first time last week, he was alone in the city. 
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:58 am
  • Photos: Beautiful Butterflies program at the Nature Center

    Photos by staff photographer Sarah Nader of the Beautiful Butterflies program at the Nature Center ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Harvard man uncovers the past through arrowhead collection

    Patrick Howden has a gift. ¶ Throughout the past 36 years, the Harvard man has collected more than 1,800 arrowheads and Native American artifacts from ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Video: Mommy Mingle event at Centegra Hospital in McHenry

    In this short video from Northwest Herald photographer Matthew Apgar, here are the highlights from Saturday's Mommy Mingle event/Latch On at Centegra ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Video: John Todd performs at Blues, Brews, and BBQs on Friday in McHenry

    In this short video from Northwest Herald photographer Matthew Apgar, John Todd performs at Blues, Brews and BBQs on Friday in McHenry
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • Kerth: Dodging superbugs, pigs’ hearts and some other guy’s kidney

    When it comes to medical treatment, my motto is, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”And Subsection On ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Atwater: Alcoholism is patient, waits to find a weakness

    To all appearances, “Johnny” was doing everything right in his recovery program. He went to his AA meetings regularly and was active, involved. He had ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Recipe of the Week: PISTACHIO ICE CREAM DESSERT

    1 sleeve Ritz crackers1 stick margarine or butter, melted 2 boxes instant pistachio pudding mix 1 cu ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • The Garlands Club - For your active adult life and lifestyle

    The Garlands of Barrington is an active adult living community known for its award-winning programs and amenities.
    July 31, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Don’t compare phone estimates of car repairs

    Most of you have been there before. Something is acting up with your vehicle and while you ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink

    WASHINGTON – Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corpor ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Review: Mission accomplished for Tom Cruise in new 'MI' flick

    There's some interesting talk in the cleverly satisfying script of "Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation" about the element of luck. As in: How much is ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:56 pm
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