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  • Too much homework? McHenry County students, parents, schools weigh in

    McHENRY – When Casey Hewett was in third grade, she said her homework could take up to an hour sometimes. 
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • McHenry County College offers introductory courses to 7 languages this fall

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Classes in seven different languages will be offered this fall at McHenry County College.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Cary School District 26 looking at lease with Montessori for Oak Knoll property

    CARY – Cary School District 26 is looking to fill the vacant Oak Knoll school with a lease agreement for a Montessori, formerly located in Algonquin.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Huntley High School improvements provide versatility for students, staff

    HUNTLEY – Standing in several areas within School District 158’s Huntley High School today means standing in areas that at one point didn’t exist.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 starting to implement digital changes in classroom

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock School District 200 is transitioning to one learning management system as the ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Huntley School District 158 teachers union members speak on contract requests

    HUNTLEY – While negotiations for the District 158 teachers’ contract are in mediation, dozens of union members gathered at the school board meeting Th ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Luxury buildings change housing at University of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – The luxury housing boom that's occurred over the past 14 years at the University of Illinois has changed the way students live on cam ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • First Institute offers 3 scholarship options

    It’s back-to-school time, yet many high school graduates feel they’re unable to afford continuing education.  However, various scholarship opportuniti ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • Volo Auto Museum offers free tickets for good students

    VOLO – The Volo Auto Museum is making a special offer for good students this school year.Students ag ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Cary's Breaking Bread deli collecting school supplies for District 26

    CARY – A Cary business is collecting donated school supplies for elementary and junior high students in need.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • MCC class to help design, art students prepare portfolio

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students or professionals looking to learn how to prepare their art or design work for college transfer, future employers or potential ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Illinois State University breaks private fundraising record

    NORMAL – Illinois State University says it has broken its previous private fundraising record by receiving $36.8 million in donations during the fisca ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • Cary Maplewood School committee to hold first meeting Wednesday

    CARY – An intergovernmental committee formed to address issues surrounding the long-vacant Maplewood property will meet for the first time Wednesday.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • MCC to offer real estate pre-licensing program in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College will offer a real estate pre-licensing program this fall.The c ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • MCC's Shah Center offers workplace communication training in McHenry

    McHENRY – Registration is open for a series designed to build workplace communication skills.McHenry ...
    Aug. 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
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