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  • Earn Higher Wages with College Credits

    The gift of an education is one of the best things you can do for yourself. However, the cost of college has been rising almost exponentially, and the ...
    April 15, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • Riley School District 18 interim superintendent to retire due to health concerns

    MARENGO – After serving as interim superintendent of Riley School District 18 for a year, Jim Davis will be retiring in June because of health concern ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Harvard, Marengo teens win free cars through Operation Click

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Even though she knew what was about to happen, Cassidy Bowers’ hands still shook as she turned the key to a dark blue Ford Fiesta and t ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • McHenry High School – East Campus students lift weights for charity

    McHENRY – Fifteen-year-old Caleb Smith performed a back squat under the weight of 225 pounds, and in return received $225.
    April 13, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • John Lennon Educational Tour Bus visits Woodstock High School (with video)

    WOODSTOCK – A group of musicians gave Woodstock students a ticket to ride, and play, on Tuesday. Th ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Cary School District 26 Board, teachers union reach tentative deal on contract extension

    CARY – Teachers in Cary School District 26 stand to receive a 3 percent raise next year, rather than the previously negotiated 1.3 percent, as part a ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Huntley High School may drop class rank, move to Latin honor system

    HUNTLEY – Huntley High School may replace class ranking with the Latin honor system after administrators proposed the switch to the Huntley Community ...
    April 10, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry County College to host Career Exploration Showcase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Middle schoolers through high school sophomores and their families can explore career options or learn about careers at the Community C ...
    April 6, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Fall scholarships available through Friends of MCC Foundation

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Friends of MCC Foundation has awarded 96 scholarships for the spring 2016 semester totaling more than $67,000 in monies to MCC scho ...
    April 6, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry County schools prep for second year of PARCC testing

    After grim yet somewhat unsurprising results from the first year of new rigorous state testing, McHenry County school officials are feeling a little b ...
    April 6, 2016 - 2:53 pm
  • Huntley School District 158 to host ribbon-cutting for high school's west wing

    HUNTLEY – Huntley Community School District 158 will mark the opening of the new west wing of Huntley High School with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and o ...
    April 2, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Guest historian to lecture at MCC on 20th-century celebrity murder case

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College will be hosting a nationally recognized speaker and award-winning historian in late April, according to an MCC n ...
    April 3, 2016 - 11:23 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 1, 2016 - 7:26 am
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