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  • Poets sought for reading, rally for social justice

    McHenry – The Social Justice Committee of Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation is asking for poets to join the Resistance.
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • The Back Forty: Becoming a Hermit

    If you’ve ever thought of becoming a hermit, now is probably a great time. There are really two basic steps to becoming a hermit: 1) have a reason, an ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Get a Grip: The mental health benefits of setting limits

    In the beginning, limits are forced on us. We have to eat, sleep and take a bath according to a schedule. As we grow, we sometimes test these basic li ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Atwater: Three addicts who couldn't be saved, but why not?

    In the past two days, I have heard the stories of three drug overdose deaths. The first two were heroin ODs, and the third was a mixture of benzodiaze ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Break the mold: Winter a good time to prep basements, attics to stay dry all year

    As she passed it on her way to do laundry, Nancy Morton noticed the Christmas tree she had stored in her Harvard basement changing color.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:07 am
  • Short, dreary days call for a dose of Vitamin D

    It is officially winter in our household because I have pulled out the vitamin D supplements. My daughter was too young last winter to remember she ad ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Aisle denial: Is grocery shopping online the way to go?

    Grocery guru Chrissy Pate knows how to stack coupons, price match and stockpile her way to groceries for as much as 80 percent off – even scoring some ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Recycled decor: from scrap heap to style file

    Recycling has become the norm in many communities. The detritus of our daily lives – plastic, glass, metal and paper – makes its weekly trek to proces ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • You're going on vacation, but what about your plants?

    Winter, especially early winter, is a good time of year for gardeners to travel. Houseplants now are most tolerant of neglect and, if we plan a little ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County Meet the Masters: Rich Tobiasz

    Hometown: Spring GroveYear you became a Master Gardener: 2003What is your background, and how did yo ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • SARLEY: NPAA conference a highly recommend event for professional anglers

    I was pleased to be invited to start my New Year by attending the annual conference of the National Professional Anglers Association. The conference w ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:46 pm
  • Tropixplosion

    7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, The Listening Room at Lakeside Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:41 pm
  • Cross-country candlelight ski

    • 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, Marengo Woods Conservation Area, 2411 N. Route 23, MarengoContinues 5 ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:39 pm
  • Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance 20th Anniversary Celebration

    • 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, St. John Lutheran Church Activity Center, 300 Jefferson St., Algonquin.I ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:39 pm
  • Astronomy Night with the Lake County Astronomical Society

    • 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, Volo Bog State Natural Area, 28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside.Busin ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:37 pm
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