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  • Local landscapers offer tips to care for plants suffering 'winter burn'

    At the Countryside Flower Shop in Crystal Lake, nursery manager Karen Campney said she’ll speak with customers, maybe even up to five times a day, who ...
    April 23, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Baseball insider: Johnsburg's Kordik player of week

    Athlete of the WeekKevin KordikJohnsburg, SeniorThe Skyhawks third baseman-pitcher had a huge hand i ...
    April 21, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Harvard baseball hitless in 2nd straight game

    BURLINGTON – Harvard’s batters understand that being more aggressive and attacking strikes earlier in counts could be beneficial.
    April 21, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • C-G's Gomez weighing Army scholarship offer

    Cary-Grove junior Michael Gomez has a more than usual to consider with his first NCAA Division I football scholarship offer.
    April 20, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • McHenry County farmers prepare for farm bill’s implications

    WOODSTOCK – Linnea Kooistra is absolutely going to buy dairy insurance.Like crop insurance, the volu ...
    April 19, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • McHenry County farmers wait for warm weather

    Farmers across McHenry County have their tillers and tractors ready, as they wait for warm and dry enough conditions to begin planting crops and put b ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Track and field insider: Harvard's Martin, Huntley's Tramblay athletes of week

    Boys Track and Field Athlete of the WeekZach MartinHarvard, SeniorMartin was instrumental in helping ...
    April 18, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • Photos: Long winter puts area farmers behind

    Farmers across McHenry County have their tillers and tractors ready, as they wait for warm and dry enough conditions to begin planting crops and put b ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Kaska's no-hitter leads R-B past Harvard

    HARVARD – As Richmond-Burton pitcher Mike Kaska approached the plate in the first with a runner in scoring position, a teammate offered the obligatory ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:55 am
  • New Harvard coaches set to begin

    HARVARD – When Mark Payne originally applied for the Harvard wrestling position, he wasn’t aware of the school’s rich tradition in that sport.
    April 17, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Harvard plans to leave BNC for Kishwaukee River Conference

    HARVARD – Harvard will join Marengo in submitting its plans to leave the Big Northern Conference when BNC principals hold their Board of Control meeti ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:47 am
  • Harvard chooses football, wrestling coaches

    Harvard is set to hire two coaches to replace retiring Hall of Fame football and wrestling coach Tim Haak at its District 50 school board meeting Wedn ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Harvard police reports for April 9, 2014

    • Humberto Martinez, 19, 1204 Lilac Lane, Harvard, was charged Monday, March 24, with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
    April 9, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Harvard builder earns ‘Building of the Year’ award

    HARVARD – The National Frame Building Association selected a building constructed by Metal Masters Buildings of Harvard as its “Building of the Year” ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • Work starts on new Harvard High School concession stand

    HARVARD – District 50 is capitalizing on about $74,000 in donations to build a new concession stand in time for fall sports.
    April 2, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Land Conservancy putting on Alden Township hike

    HARVARD – A retired conservationist will lead a hike through the Bangert Conservation Easement in Alden Township Saturday.
    April 2, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Harvard drafts chronic nuisance plan to slow crime

    HARVARD – Owners of rental units that consistently draw police attention could face public hearings, sanctions and eventually fines if Harvard passes ...
    March 29, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Harvard man found guilty on drugs, weapons charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Harvard man faces serious prison time after a judge found him guilty of all the drugs and weapons charges against him.
    March 29, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Harvard approves fix to worst of sewer problems

    HARVARD – A stretch of sewer causing backups and requiring near-weekly service will get repairs this summer.
    March 25, 2014 - 9:13 pm
  • Harvard police reports for March 24, 2014

    • Ordner J. Bourgeois, 48, 201 W. Metzen St., Harvard, was charged Monday, March 3, with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of ...
    March 24, 2014 - 5:00 pm
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