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2 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

McHenry County farmers wait for warm weather

Nichols Farm and Orchard owner Lloyd Nichols describes the possible weather damage to one of the concord grapevines at the orchard.

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Related Topix: Weather, Marengo, IL, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Harvard, IL

9 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Suburban authorities file objections to some concealed carry permits

Noel Garcia, an instructor at GAT Guns in East Dundee. practices at the company's range in East Dundee.

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Related Topix: East Dundee, IL, Dundee, IL, Cook County, IL

17 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

Boy pulled from pond dies

Boats and divers from many fire departments search for a person under the age of 18 in a pond that is in back of a house on Haligus Road in unincorporated area near Lakewood.

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Related Topix: Fire, Crystal Lake, IL, Lakewood, IL, Woodstock, IL

21 hrs ago | Daily Herald

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.

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Related Topix: McHenry, IL

Yesterday | Daily Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, McHenry, IL, Gurnee, IL, Algonquin, IL, Cary, IL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Herald

Barrington man accused of drug trafficking

A Barrington man was arrested on charges of drug trafficking after authorities seized six pounds of marijuana worth a street value of $27,000.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Barrington, IL, Lake County, IL

Daily Herald

Cop on the Dick Tracy comic strip beat speaks on love of whodunits

Jim Doherty's has been stuck on good gumshoe stories since he was a kid growing up in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Union, IL, Naperville, IL

Northwest Herald

New GOP leadership hopes to reinvigorate McHenry County Republican party

Four new Republican executive officers were elected Wednesday night in a move that is poised to shift party control in McHenry County.

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Northwest Herald

Shirking responsibility

I read the statements the Savage family made in the Northwest Herald . Why is that story so important to be placed in a prominent location in the paper? Do the people who have ownership of a home have no responsibilities for the upkeep of their homes? And if something goes wrong, which is their responsibility in this case, why do they have to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cary, IL, Weather

Northwest Herald

Our View: Eliminating the secrecy of severance

That's not always the case, obviously, so we applaud state Rep. Renee Kosel and the Illinois House for passing legislation that promotes more transparency in government.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, New Lenox, IL, Marengo, IL, Crystal Lake, IL, Privacy

Northwest Herald

McHenry County agencies ready to act if tornado strikes

David Christensen, director of the McHenry County Emergency Management Agency, walks around the radio room Wednesday at the Emergency Management Agency in Woodstock.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Weather

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Northwest Herald

Students flock to McHenry County Ag Expo

Carol Richardson , co-owner of Richardson Farm in Spring Grove, talks Wednesday to a fourth grade class from Glacier Ridge Elementary School including Ashlyn Sullivan , 9, about different types of trees during the McHenry County Farm Bureau's Ag Expo at the McHenry County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Spring Grove, IL, Agriculture, Science, Harvard, IL, Woodstock, IL

Northwest Herald

First bids for Huntley High School expansion under budget

HUNTLEY – The initial set of construction bids on the long-awaited expansion to Huntley High School, totaling $15.12 million, have come in slightly under budget.

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Related Topix: Huntley, IL

Northwest Herald

Application period opens for Miss McHenry County

Young women and teens ages 16 to 21 are eligible and can learn more by visiting www.mchenrycountyfair.com or contacting Marisa Merkel at marisamerkel@yahoo.com or 815-347-5947.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Legal Record

Can this schoolhouse be SAVED?

Yet the long-shuttered McAuley School building still maintains a shabby dignity as it sits hard along Illinois Route 38 in West Chicago.

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Related Topix: Illinois, West Chicago, IL, Chicago, IL, Best of 2007

Northwest Herald

Bull Valley police commander saves baby owl

BULL VALLEY – Jim Page made sure he had a plastic box handy when he got a call Monday from a homeowner about a baby great horned owl that fell out of its nest.

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Related Topix: Bull Valley, IL

Northwest Herald

Zinke asks for partial recount of Sheriff's election results

WOODSTOCK – Undersheriff Andy Zinke officially has asked the McHenry County clerk for a partial recount of ballots from the March 18 primary election.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, IL

CBS Local

Baby Horned Owl Rescued In McHenry County

A baby Great Horned Owl that apparently fell out of its nest in McHenry County is now safe, thanks to a police officer in the village of Bull Valley.

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Related Topix: Bull Valley, IL

Northwest Herald

Conservancy hosts amphibian hike

Ever wondered where frogs, turtles and salamanders come from? The public is invited to a free event on April 19th to help The Land Conservancy of McHenry County investigate some of the spring wetlands that provide important habitat for young amphibians.

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Related Topix: Harvard, IL

Chicago Sun-Times

Daley nephew Vanecko out of jail

Richard J. "R.J." Vanecko left the McHenry County Jail late Monday afternoon, having completed his 60-day jail sentence for involuntary manslaughter in the death of David Koschman.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, IL, Sports

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