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  • Demand Increasing for Massage Therapists

    Massage therapists use the healing power of touch to manipulate the soft-tissue muscles of the body to relieve pain, rehabilitate injuries, improve ci ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Election 2015: 3 seek 2 spots on Elgin Community College Board of Trustees

    ELGIN – Voters on April 7 will decide whether to re-elect two incumbents to the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees or to replace one incumbent ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Treat Your Palate to McHenry County College’s Slàinte Restaurant

    MCC’s Slàinte restaurant is run by its advanced-level culinary students and offers delicious dining options Wednesday and Thursday evenings during spr ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:02 am
  • Huntley School District 158 moving 600 Leggee Elementary students under new boundaries

    HUNTLEY – Later this fall, Huntley School District 158 officials will begin moving roughly 600 students at Leggee Elementary into other schools, as pa ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Why You Should Consider Medical Assistant Training

    In its annual “ 100 Best Jobs ” report, U.S. News and World Report, medical assistant ranked #71. Jobs are judged on criteria including job growth, me ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • ECC prepares to go smoke-free

    ELGIN – Elgin Community College students will return to a slightly different campus after spring break.
    March 20, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • District 26 to put interactive whiteboards in all classrooms

    CARY – All District 26 grade level classrooms will include an interactive whiteboard next school year after a technology purchase was approved Monday ...
    March 19, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Dental Assisting Program Focuses on Dual Responsibilities

    Dental assistants have clerical and administrative responsibilities, making them a unique and important commodity in a dental office. Students in the ...
    March 16, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Johnsburg School District 12 to offer full-day kindergarten

    JOHNSBURG – After more than a year of discussions, Johnsburg School District 12 will offer full-day kindergarten starting in the 2015-16 school year.
    March 17, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Woodstock School District 200's Greenwood Elementary focuses on respect (with video)

    WOODSTOCK – Inside Greenwood Elementary on Friday, Rob Mecklenburg talked plainly to students on how they shouldn't use the "r-word" that can belittle ...
    March 13, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • FAFSA First: The Key for Anyone Seeking College Financial Aid

    Filling out that all-important FAFSA form can mean the difference between getting the money you need for college and not. The FAFSA -- Free Applicatio ...
    March 13, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Anti-PARCC parent urges McHenry County kids to forgo standardized test

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The state’s newest standardized test for students has some parents encouraging their children to refuse taking the exam.
    March 10, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • McHenry County, Elgin colleges ahead of curve on adjunct faculty unionization

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For Marybeth Linse of Ingleside, the formation of an adjunct professor union several years ago at McHenry County College meant more tha ...
    March 10, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • McHenry County administrators on closing schools for cold: Multiple factors go into decision

    Schoolchildren in northern Minnesota, Alaska and North Dakota would probably snicker, maybe to cover up an underlying envy, at the prospect of school ...
    March 10, 2015 - 12:22 pm
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