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  • Cary District 26, Fox River Grove District 3 preschool screenings set

    CARY – Two area school districts have paired this year to offer voluntary preschool screenings for developmental skills.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County school districts weigh in on construction, zoning after bleachers controversy

    CARY – The meeting started with accusations of malfeasance over the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers before transitioning to a celebratory rib ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • No deal after Friday's session; McHenry District 156 teachers, board to meet again Sunday

    McHENRY – The two parties at the center of the McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers strike will meet Sunday for another negotiation ses ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • PHOTOS: McHenry high schools remains closed as teacher strike continues

    McHenry High School East faculty and students protest outside of the school on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 in McHenry. School was closed for a second straigh ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry High School District 156 teachers strike: Union, board to meet Friday afternoon

    McHENRY – The McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers union and school board will meet Friday afternoon as the second day of a strike wear ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • PHOTOS: McHenry high schools close as teachers strike for better contract

    McHenry High School West faculty protests outside of the school along West Crystal Lake Road on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 in McHenry. School was closed a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Crystal Lake-based Prairie Grove School District 46 receives $10,000 from PTO

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A monetary gift from the parent-teacher organization will help Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 put new interactive teachi ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • McHenry County College seeking literacy volunteers for tutoring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College's Adult Education Department is looking for volunteers to tutor adult students in various subjects, according to ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • MCC's Voices wins 3rd in national literary magazine competition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The student magazine at McHenry County College won third place in a national literary magazine competition, the college announced this ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Cary School District 26 audit results in high financial score

    CARY – For the first time, auditors have estimated the highest level of financial soundness in the annual financial report for Cary Community Consolid ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Crystal Lake sees spike in school bus crashes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Schools buses in Crystal Lake have been involved eight crashes this year – a dramatic jump from previous years – and school only has be ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • McHenry County school districts work toward energy savings with 'green' projects

    HUNTLEY – By the time the holidays arrive, all of the buildings within Huntley Community School District 158 should be retrofitted with new energy-eff ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Lake in the Hills native, MCC alumna describes part in Homo Naledi discovery

    A Lake in the Hills native and McHenry County College alumna spent five weeks in May making her way into paleoanthropological history.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Spring semester scholarships available for McHenry County College students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – New and current McHenry County College students have the chance to receive scholarships for the spring semester after 80 already have b ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • No deal between McHenry District 156 school board, teachers union after 4 hours of negotiations

    McHENRY – A negotiation session that stretched for more than four hours Wednesday between the McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers unio ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:45 am
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