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  • McHenry County Gardenfest to feature Millennium Park’s Lurie Garden’s plantsman

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The best-known plantsman behind Lurie Garden at Millennium Park in Chicago will be the keynote speaker at this year’s McHenry County Ga ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • MCC offers accelerated degrees, certificates

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Training for in-demand careers has been fast-tracked at McHenry County College.Studen ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Family exploration program to learn about animal tracks in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Animal tracks will be the focus on January's Lost Valley Ventures.The program, which is d ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Scott Walker, Rick Snyder among governors building credentials for 2016

    MADISON, Wis. – One group of potential candidates for president probably won't be shuffling off to Iowa, New Hampshire or other early campaign spots i ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • In 2014, U.S. economy began shaky, finished strong

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy flexed its old muscles in 2014.More than five years removed from the G ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Fortunes change for homeless Little League champ

    DOLTON – The last few months have brought a dramatic change in fortunes for one player on Chicago's national champion Little League team.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • McHenry County College offers pharmacy technician training

    McHENRY – To address a recent shortage of pharmacy technicians, McHenry County College is offering a twice-a-week training course.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • MCC offers training course on home inspections

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A 60-hour course being offered by McHenry County College will get potential home inspectors ready for the state licensing exam.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • MCC to offer 3 introductory welding boot camps

    WOODSTOCK – Three introductory welding boot camps will be offered starting in January.Welding is an ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Recycling drop-off points for Christmas trees set up in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – When the halls get undecked this year, the retired Christmas tree can be recycled at three drop-off locations set up by the McHenry County ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • McHenry native brings Christmas spirit to Dominican Republic

    McHENRY – McHenry native Kit O’Shea made a special Christmas tree for the families at her children’s school in the Dominican Republic.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    MOSCOW — Russia named NATO's military buildup near its border as the main military threat and raised the possibility of using precision conventional w ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Changing Faces: Minorities underrepresented in McHenry County municipal bodies

    Demographic shifts over the last 14 years provide clues to what McHenry County is going to look like in the future. We should expect to be older and m ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • New Illinois law expands school bullying authority

    CHICAGO — A law that takes effect next week will allow Illinois school districts to punish students for cyberbullying, even if it occurs outside of sc ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 1:35 pm
  • CASA of McHenry County volunteer sees tough situations, tries to smooth process

    HARVARD – The children Nancy Wright helps are often in terrible situations.The 85-year-old resident ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 1:04 pm
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