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  • BMW 2 Series serves up value, adrenaline

    If you’ve ever wanted a tried and true sports car, a fancy German coupe for not a lot of coin, your ship has come in.
    May 28, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Kia enters elite luxury sedan market

    Kudos to Kia Motors for unveiling a high-end luxury sedan for the discerning buyer. But can it compete? What comes to mind with Kia models is hardly a ...
    May 28, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Blood clots a possibility with varicose veins

    Varicose veins can be more than just unsightly. In some cases, they can also be a health hazard if they lead to the formation of a blood clot.
    May 28, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Milk Days Bed Races, carnival, concert in the park and more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) HARVARD MILK DAYS BED RACES & BIG WHEEL RAC ...
    May 28, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • McHenry County guide to summer festivals

    A certain survival instinct kicks in when festivals run as long as some of those in McHenry County.A certain survival instinct kicks in when festivals ...
    May 28, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Woodstock’s Stage Left Café to feature Yeats-inspired musical

    Joseph Daniel Sobol opened a book of William Butler Yeats poetry years ago as inspiration to write songs.
    May 27, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Rust and more rust

    Since we are keeping our cars longer (we are at 11.9 years on average now), good maintenance is becoming really important. It is also very important t ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Using CARFAX reports for used car shopping

    It’s been said that you can’t judge a book by its cover and you certainly don’t want to purchase a used car simply because its exterior appearance gra ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Kite Fest, art events, improv and more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) ORSON WELLES CENTENNIAL FESTIVAL FINAL EVEN ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Theater review: 'Sense and Sensibility' world premiere captivates

    Note to readers: This is an occasional theater column. Reviews of productions will be written by various members of area theater companies, as well as ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Farmers Market: 20 weeks in Downtown Crystal Lake

    Farmers Market in Downtown Crystal Lake begins Saturday, June 6th and continues each Saturday for 20 weeks until mid-October in Depot Park. This award ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Mildew can grow in A/C system

    Q. The ventilation system on my Infiniti G35 smells like a musty basement when I start the car and occasionally smells when the air conditioning is on ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • Doctor group seeks to clear confusion in cancer screening

    WASHINGTON — Mammograms at 40 or 50? Every year or every other year? What's the best colon check?Scr ...
    May 18, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Tips will reduce allergies while gardening

    Allergies can put a serious crimp in gardening: A runny nose, itchy eyes, or a wheezing and persistent cough can drive allergy sufferers indoors durin ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • MCDH: Protect yourself against tick-borne illness

    As the weather warms and we start to enjoy our outdoor activities, we must remember to protect ourselves from ticks.
    May 15, 2015 - 1:58 pm
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