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  • Working toward the right degree

    John Kemic of McHenry spends his days detailing cars at Crystal Lake Chrysler Jeep Dodge, and his evenings working toward an associate degree.
    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • District 26 budget projects surplus

    CARY – Even though District 26 is planning for reductions in state aid for the upcoming school year, officials still expect a balanced spending plan.
    July 26, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • FGM Law in Marengo, IL is going strong after 50 years and still counting!

    Herb Franks grew up on a dairy farm in Marengo, Illinois. Even as a young man, as he worked early and long hours, he knew he wanted more out of life.
    July 25, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Social Security is NOT an entitlement with Cy Financial

    Ever since you began working you have contributed 6.2% of your pay in the form of a mandatory tax for Social Security and SO HAVE YOUR EMPLOYERS! 12. ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • MCC to offer Harvard-based degree track

    HARVARD – Post-secondary education will get a lot closer this fall for the county community farthest from McHenry County College.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Changed role for District 156 assistant principal to save $40,000

    McHENRY – A McHenry West High School dean and one of its department chairs will move into the two open assistant principal positions.
    July 18, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • Franks, Gerkin & McKenna in Marengo, IL want you to know what things to do when you have been in an accident

    When injured in an accident, keep all of the paperwork and information you receive for your attorney.
    July 24, 2014 - 4:31 pm
  • District 300 names new principals

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Two in-house candidates at District 300 were recently named the new principals at elementary schools in Lake in the Hills and Carpen ...
    July 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • District 12 picks construction management firm to oversee improvements

    JOHNSBURG – An Elgin-based construction management firm will oversee the referendum-funded overhaul of District 12 facilities.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Cy Financial tells you just what an annuity is

    Being in financial services for over 27 years, I can’t tell you the stories I’ve heard when it comes to Annuities. A particular version of this instru ...
    July 24, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Mission Imagination sparks kids’ love of the arts at Raue Center in Crystal Lake, IL

    With more and more schools eliminating classes in the arts, the Raue Center for the Arts, in Crystal Lake, is picking up the slack.
    July 24, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Report the claim to your insurance company as soon as you can after the accident says FGM Law in Marengo, IL

    Your insurance company will take care of the property damage if you had full coverage and will often times have a medical payment policy that will pay ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • District 156 reevaluates assistant principal positions

    McHENRY – With both McHenry West High School assistant principal positions open, the District 156 school board is considering cutting the cost of thos ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Cy Financial talks the longest vacation of your life, the golden years.

    Retirement! What comes to mind when you hear that word? For some it will be their “Golden Years”, time and money to do all things they have always wan ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • NEA wants Duncan's resignation

    WASHINGTON — The nation's largest teachers' union wants Education Secretary Arne Duncan to quit.Dele ...
    July 7, 2014 - 12:15 pm
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