2 hrs ago
Mother of 21 children to speak at prayer breakfast
On Saturday, May 10, Magnificat, a ministry to Catholic women, will sponsor a prayer breakfast from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with seating at 8:30 a.m., at Bell Tower Place at The Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 W. Bull Valley Road, McHenry.
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7 hrs ago
CNA Convention coming to McHenry County College
Area certified nurse assistants are invited to attend a CNA Convention at McHenry County College from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 7 at the MCC Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane in McHenry.
8 hrs ago
Open house planned for McHenry dog park
McHENRY – An open house this Saturday will allow dog owners to try out the nine-month old city dog park.
8 hrs ago
McHenry East grad heads to Oman to study Arabic
Sarah Nader- email@example.com McHenry resident and University of Illinois student, Bridget Hansen, 25, poses for a portrait outside the Richard J. Daley Library in Chicago Wednesday, April 24, 2014, Hansen will be going to Oman for two months this June to study Arabic as part of a State Department scholarship program.
11 hrs ago
McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 7.8 percent
CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County's unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in March, down from 9.2 percent in March 2013, according to preliminary figures from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
McHenry police promote booster seat use
McHENRY – An educational program on booster seats is being offered by the McHenry Police Department as part of a grant-funded campaign to increase the use of booster seats.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Open Mic and Jam Night returns to Haystacks Coffee House at UU Church
The popular Open Mic and Jam Night returns to Haystacks Coffee House at the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Road in McHenry, at 7 p.m. Friday, May 9. The evening will feature local performers showing their skills as folk, rock and roll, jazz, and classical musicians, as well as performances by comedians and poets.
MCCD budget on the way to final vote
WOODSTOCK – A 2015 budget described by the McHenry County Conservation District as austere and anticipating less tax revenue is on its way to the McHenry County Board after clearing committee.
Bunker Hill Drive Awarded Funds for Improvements
The following information comes from a press release from the Office of Gov. Pat Quinn.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Petition asks Island Lake to keep lake open to all
ISLAND LAKE – More than a hundred people have signed a petition asking that Island Lake be kept open to nonresidents for fishing.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Ringwood may get fire station
McHENRY – A 10-acre plot of land in Ringwood may be the site of a future McHenry Township Fire Protection District station.
Millennials jump into careers with company values in mind
MCC student Toni Ehredt of McHenry works the MCC Student Radio broadcast with instructor of speech and journalism Jim Stockwell while talking with MCC student Erin Gard of Lake in the Hills during the first MSR broadcast Wednesday in Crystal Lake.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Tree of Life Church in McHenry Sets Big Rummage Sale
The Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Road in McHenry, will have a rummage sale May 1 to 3. Among the items for sale are high quality furniture; china; art and decorative pieces; top caliber and clean clothing for men, women, and children; electronics, books, and like new toys.
Governor announces Lake, McHenry projects:
Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday that $6.9 million in state taxpayers' money will be spent on bridge and road projects for Lake and McHenry counties.
Learn how to spot bullies in the workplace at MCC
Roughly one-third of the workforce will experience bullying in the workplace, said panelists of "Rebel Without A Cause: Best Practices for Responding to Workplace Bullying," at a recent section of Labor and Employment Law Conference in Chicago.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Brush pick-up starts Monday in McHenry
A wood chipper will go door-to-door for residential properties as part of the city's spring brush pick-up program.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
District 15 plans summer work at 3 schools
Work will take place at three of the McHenry-based district's eight schools, totaling about $1.3 million, and should wrap up before school starts in the fall, said Mark Bertolozzi, the district's chief financial officer.
Huntley, others receive ITEP grants for bike projects
HUNTLEY – The state will grant Huntley $1.1 million to build a multi-use path that would allow runners and bicyclists to safely navigate Route 47. Transportation projects in Algonquin, Lakemoor and McHenry are also included in the $52.7 million investment Gov. Pat Quinn announced on Saturday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Metra scandals inspire new severance disclosure law
Sweetheart severance deals between governments and outgoing employees will be secret no more under a bill unanimously passed by House lawmakers.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Used book sale to benefit library programs, projects
McHENRY – Hundreds of hardcover, paperback and audio books will be on sale at the McHenry Public Library's Spring Used Book Sale.