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  • Crystal Lake-based School District 47 to consider levy increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – District 47 is moving ahead with a proposed increase in its property tax levy. The sc ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Good Dental Assistants radiate positive attitudes

    Drilling, filling, and billing.  These are some of the reasons people fear visiting the dentist’s office.  Bad dental memories compound dental anxiety ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • Timothy Killeen named new University of Illinois president

    CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois system has hired State University of New York Vice Chancellor for Research Timothy L. Killeen as its next presi ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Potential Maplewood developer to present at Cary District 26 board meeting

    CARY – A possible developer for the vacant Maplewood School property owned by Cary District 26 is scheduled to make his pitch to school board members.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based high school District 155 to offer more AP classes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A slew of new courses will be offered to Community High School District 155 students next school year.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Appellate court issues stay in Crystal Lake South bleacher case

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A set of bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School can stay up, for now.A state app ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • How To Prepare For Rising College Costs

    It’s never too early to start socking away money for college.  Some parents have been saving since their children were born, but with the rising costs ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Classes launch medical assistants

    One year of classes meeting twice a week, can result in a medical assistant job in high demand in multiple medical businesses.  Doctor’s offices, hosp ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Prairie Grove School District 46 board to hear options on HVAC improvements

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The options Consolidated School District 46 has for addressing stifling classrooms will be laid out at an upcoming special school boar ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Illinois Report Card looks at McHenry County schools, districts as assessments change

    The page is turning on Illinois education as this school year brings with it a new state test and new academic achievement standards.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • More McHenry County school districts adding full-day kindergarten

    RICHMOND – Six-year-old Gavin Saranzak examined the stamp in his hand and the pad of blue ink on the table in front of him.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help

    WASHINGTON – For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Cary District 26 considers future of Maplewood in aftermath of Pedcor-backlash

    CARY – The prospect of presenting a high-density residential development at Maplewood School has District 26 officials a little gun shy.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:15 pm
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