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  • McHenry County College's career expo designed to get students thinking about their futures

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sixth-graders through high school sophomores can explore career options or learn about careers they didn’t even know about at McHenry C ...
    March 14, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • MCC plans day trip to Chicago contemporary art museum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A trip to the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Chicago organized by McHenry County College will include a guided tour by a teachi ...
    March 14, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Woodstock police create safe haven for online sellers, buyers

    WOODSTOCK – Beginning Monday, area buyers and sellers using Craigslist and other online marketplaces to exchange goods can use the Woodstock Police De ...
    March 14, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • 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
  • Replacement St. Patrick's Church statue dedicated in McHenry

    McHENRY – Just over a year ago, the statue of St. Patrick that stood in front of a McHenry church was left shattered, destroyed in an act of vandalism ...
    March 14, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • MCC hires leaders for new, reorganized departments

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College has made several new hires this year, appointing directors for its brand-new health information technology progr ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Crystal Lake Coffee with Chief event to cover sexting, cyberbullying

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Cyberbullying and sexting will be the focus during an upcoming Coffee with the Chief event in Crystal Lake. Chief James Black and membe ...
    March 14, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. The charges are allegati ...
    March 14, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • McHenry County, other state fairs looking to change with times

    The entrenched tradition of the Illinois county fair, which a study says is still a big draw and lucrative, is also approaching a crossroads.
    March 15, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Watch McHenry County residents go bald for St. Baldrick's (videos)

    YOUR PHOTOS: 2015 St. Baldrick's events in McHenry County area PHOTOS: 2015 St. Baldrick's events in ...
    March 15, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • After 50 years, SEDOM's final homecoming bittersweet

    WOODSTOCK – Signs with sayings such as “I mustache u to vote for John” and “Katie, Katie, she’s your lady!” were taped to the walls at the SEDOM Cente ...
    March 13, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Crystal Lake South student killed in fatal train incident in Woodstock

    Thursday's fatal pedestrian-train incident appears to be a suicide involving a teenage girl, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office said.
    March 19, 2015 - 10:24 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
  • Lakewood tries to think 'out of the box' for RedTail Golf Club revenue

    LAKEWOOD – An admittedly out-of-the-box idea from a Lakewood resident and former state representative has Lakewood Village Board trying to think more ...
    March 13, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Former Johnsburg School District 12 employee focus of investigation

    JOHNSBURG – An investigation has been opened into a former Johnsburg High School support staff member, the district's superintendent said in a letter ...
    March 13, 2015 - 4:33 pm
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