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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.
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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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Our View: Shed light on details in contracts
This sentence in Northwest Herald reporter Jeff Engelhardt's story this week regarding McHenry County College and full-time faculty coming to a contract agreement is all too familiar: "Details of the deal will not be made available until both the McHenry County College Faculty Association and the college's board of trustees approve the contract, ... (more)
McHenry to allow LED signs
McHENRY – Businesses will now be able to use LED signs and have extra signs up for their grand openings.
Lake County News-Sun
Lake Zurich lifts ban on video gambling
The Lake Zurich Village Board on Monday voted 4-1 to amend the village's local liquor control ordinance to allow video gaming under the Illinois Video Gaming Act.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
McHenry budget gets committee approval
McHENRY – The McHenry Finance Committee signed off on a proposed $38.6 million budget at its meeting Monday evening.
Theater trip includes brunch with "Sleeping Beauty" cast
McHENRY – Brunch with Princess Aurora and other characters from the classic "Sleeping Beauty" will be followed by the Drury Lane Theater's production as part of an upcoming McHenry Public Library trip.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Our View: Live within your means
What's happening now with the McHenry County Conservation District is exactly what should have happened with many other units of government when the housing bubble burst and home values plunged.
Underground Fitness offers Zumba Step
McHENRY – The Underground Fitness Club recently joined forces with Zumba to launch Zumba Step across the U.S. and McHenry County.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
McHenry considers balanced budget
McHENRY – An updated billing system, road improvements, a boat ramp and the engineering for a proposed recreation center and consolidation of the city's wastewater treatment plants.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Southtown Star
Raises proposed for Will County officials
Will County officials are predicting a "lively discussion" about proposed salary increases for elected officials when the county board executive committee meets at 10 a.m. Thursday.
Shah Center to offer 'Lean Office' course
McHENRY – McHenry County College's Shah Center is offering an Introduction to a “Lean Office: Creating a Workplace of Precision and Speed” course from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 11 at the Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane, McHenry.