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  • Review: Not a weak link in brilliant 'Sweeney Todd' at Paramount

    “Sweeney Todd” is not to everyone’s taste, yet it is considered a definitive American Musical Masterpiece. Suffice to say, the Paramount audience that ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 3:58 pm
  • Reducing food waste is good for the Earth and your wallet

    Remember how it was when you were a kid sitting at the kitchen table and your mother served up a healthy helping of rutabagas? Gross, right?
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:58 pm
  • McHenry County Master Gardener: Jerry Gudauskas

    Hometown: McHenryYear you became a Master Gardener: 1997What is your background, and how did you get ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • PHOTOS: Marian Central Catholic High School's 'The Pajama Game' dress rehearsal

    Marian Central Catholic High School will present The Pajama Game Friday and Saturday, February 10 & 11 at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, February 12 at 2:00 p.m. a ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 5:51 pm
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Fox River Grove's Norge Ski Jump, 'Joan' at Woodstock Opera House & more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. INTERNATIONAL SKI JUMPING TOURNAMENT WHEN: No ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 3:54 pm
  • Review: Passionate, relevant storytelling in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 'The Book of Joseph'

    “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” – Elie Wiesel
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • McHenry County Meet the Masters: Tom and Brenda Dahlfors

    Hometown: WoodstockYear you became aMaster Gardener: Brenda in 1999, Tom in 2007What is your backgro ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Craving a fresh dining room? Try a white table

    Like fashion, decorating trends come in waves. One day, everyone wants a Sputnik light fixture in their foyer, and the next they want a Moroccan Beni ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Groundhog Days, Winter Roots at Mackey's in McHenry, 'Journeys' community choir & more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. GROUNDHOG DAYS WHEN: Through Feb. 5 & Feb. 11 ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Which would you be more inclined to do for charity?
    Shave my head
    Jump into icy water