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  • Social Security is NOT an entitlement

    Ever since you began working you have contributed 6.2% of your pay in the form of a mandatory tax for Social Security and SO HAVE YOUR EMPLOYERS! 12. ...
    July 24, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • MCC to offer Harvard-based degree track

    HARVARD – Post-secondary education will get a lot closer this fall for the county community farthest from McHenry County College.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Changed role for District 156 assistant principal to save $40,000

    McHENRY – A McHenry West High School dean and one of its department chairs will move into the two open assistant principal positions.
    July 18, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • Things to know when you have been in an accident

    When injured in an accident, keep all of the paperwork and information you receive for your attorney.
    July 17, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • District 300 names new principals

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Two in-house candidates at District 300 were recently named the new principals at elementary schools in Lake in the Hills and Carpen ...
    July 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • District 12 picks construction management firm to oversee improvements

    JOHNSBURG – An Elgin-based construction management firm will oversee the referendum-funded overhaul of District 12 facilities.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • What do you “think” you know about Annuities?

    Being in financial services for over 27 years, I can’t tell you the stories I’ve heard when it comes to Annuities. A particular version of this instru ...
    July 15, 2014 - 4:46 pm
  • Mission Imagination sparks kids’ love of the arts

    With more and more schools eliminating classes in the arts, the Raue Center for the Arts, in Crystal Lake, is picking up the slack.
    July 17, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Report the claim to your insurance company as soon as you can after the accident

    Your insurance company will take care of the property damage if you had full coverage and will often times have a medical payment policy that will pay ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • District 156 reevaluates assistant principal positions

    McHENRY – With both McHenry West High School assistant principal positions open, the District 156 school board is considering cutting the cost of thos ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • The longest vacation of your life!

    Retirement! What comes to mind when you hear that word? For some it will be their “Golden Years”, time and money to do all things they have always wan ...
    July 15, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • NEA wants Duncan's resignation

    WASHINGTON — The nation's largest teachers' union wants Education Secretary Arne Duncan to quit.Dele ...
    July 7, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • School District 2 OKs maximum fund balance policy

    RICHMOND – More than a year and a half after parents, teachers and residents crowded the library at Nippersink Middle School over a proposed abatement ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • What if everyday was Saturday?

    On what day of the week do you spend the most money right now? What day of the week do you go golfing, go to the local hardware store, go to the spa, ...
    July 9, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Cary zoning board gives thumbs-up to school height rules

    CARY – New height rules for schools in Cary are closer to becoming a reality. The village’s Board of ...
    June 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
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