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Samuelson to appear at Harvard Diggins Library
HARVARD – Orion Samuelson, the American farmer's best friend for more than 60 years and the voice the farming community heard every morning, will speak from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Harvard Diggins Library, 900 E. McKinley St.
Wed May 22, 2013
MCCD offers summer camps for kids
Learn how to canoe. Explore wetlands and prairies. Cook over a campfire. Help restore a habitat.
Harvard's class of 'unlucky '13' not so unlucky
Graduates Erick Finke Henry Froehlich and Justin Fuller throw up their caps Tuesday during Harvard High School's 2013 commencement.
Sun May 19, 2013
Hospital charges vary locally for same treatment
A Centegra Hospital-McHenry surgical team performs a laparoscopic hysterectomy. Hospitals serving McHenry County charge wildly different prices for the same treatment, according to figures released by the federal government for the first time last week.
Thu May 16, 2013
No bond reduction for man's 10th DUI charge
WOODSTOCK – Calling him a danger to the public, Judge Sharon Prather on Thursday rejected a request to reduce the bond for a Wisconsin man charged with this 10th DUI.
Tue May 14, 2013
Harvard will remove traffic lights as part of Route 14 resurfacing
HARVARD – The city will pay about $13,000 toward the removal of traffic signals as a part of a $2.3 million project to improve Route 14.
Sat May 11, 2013
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8-year-old Jordan Jemsek meets blood marrow donor
Louise Hindal, left, with Jordan Jemsek Saturday. Hindal, a Charlotte school teacher, donated bone marrow to help cure Jordan of cancer.
Committee to suggest another candidate for Mental Health Board vacancy
County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill, R-Woodstock, said she still intends to bring forth a nominee of her own for the Mental Health Board vacancy.
Wed May 08, 2013
Spring brings outdoor volunteer opportunities
Spring has finally sprung. This is a great time to think about volunteering outdoors.
Tue May 07, 2013
CAL hires new principal
By Jeff Forward Hampton Chronicle CAL High School has a new principal for the 2013-14 school year after the CAL Community School District Board of Education hired Illinois educator Scott Striegel.
Sun May 05, 2013
Artists sought for TLC's Art of the Land benefit
WOODSTOCK – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County invites artists to submit samples of their work for consideration in its fifth annual Art of the Land benefit on Sept.
Book sale set at Harvard library
HARVARD – The Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library group will host a used book sale, beginning Friday and continuing to May 11, at the library, 900 E. McKinley St.
Wed May 01, 2013
Gang Suppression Detail Conducted in Harvard
In an effort to combat a recent increase in gang activity, the McHenry County Gang Task Force was activated last week by the Harvard Police Department.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Police searching for three men involved in Harvard bar fight
Harvard Police responded to the disturbance at Cool Music Stop Bar & Grill, 10 N. Ayer St., Harvard, just after 2 a.m. on Saturday, April 20.
Harvard group finds $100 bill in donation jug
HARVARD – Organizers don't know who or exactly when, but someone in Harvard just might have bought the most expensive Tootsie Pop ever during a Harvard Lions Club event this past weekend.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
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Metra commuter train prepares to depart from Harvard Illinois. June 1996.
I took this photograph during a one day visit to the northern Illinois town of Harvard Illinois via Metra.