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  • Girl Scouts introduce Rah-Rah Raisins to 2015 cookie lineup Jan 10, 2015 1:29 PM
    Local Girl Scouts will begin taking orders for the 2015 Girl Scout Cookie Program from Jan. 9-30. New this year is Rah-Rah Raisins, a cookie featuring whole grain oats, plump juicy raisins, and trendy Greek yogurt-flavored chunks. The team of flavors in this new, crisp cookie is likely to attract customers and increase sales. The rich, creamy taste of Greek yogurt has exploded in popularity over the last several years. And, in a national Girl Scout Cookie Survey, over 65 percent of participants indicated they wanted an oatmeal raisin Girl Scout Cookie.

     
  • Learn about E-Commerce in new class Jan 9, 2015 2:09 PM
    Buying, selling and trading online is a growing trend in business. Find out how to get into Electronic Commerce, with a new E-Commerce class beginning in January at McHenry County College.

     
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer exhibit extended until Jan. 16 Jan 12, 2015 2:51 PM
    Because of public demand and the unseasonably cold weather, the McHenry County Historical Society & Museum is extending its Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer display another week until Jan. 16.

     
  • “Figurative Expressions: Spice of Life” on display at Fine Line Jan 8, 2015 10:13 PM
    The noble, beautiful human form, inspired by live models, will fill the Kavanagh Gallery at Fine Line Creative Arts Center’s next gallery show, opening this Friday, Jan. 9. Artists who attend Fine Line’s “Life Drawing” sessions present their drawings, paintings, collage and other mixed media. This show is free and open to the public.

     
  • Quilters invited to annual ‘cutting day’ festivities in Union Jan 8, 2015 11:28 AM
    The Heritage Quilters annual “Quilt Cutting Day” for the 2016 raffle quilt begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, in Union. If you are a quilter, bring your favorite scissors, pencil, ruler, chalk to mark dark fabrics, needle, and white thread. And, of course, bring your favorite dish to pass. The potluck, which will begin between 11:30 a.m. and noon on the cutting day, is a highlight of the Heritage Quilters’ social year.

     
  • Discover lessons learned from Galapagos Jan. 16 Jan 8, 2015 11:34 AM
    The McHenry County Conservation District invites you to explore “Lessons from the Galapagos” from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at Prairieview Education Center in Crystal Lake. From Darwin's time through today, the Galapagos Islands and their isolated location make for ideal study conditions. Many of the same conservation issues we deal with in northern Illinois are magnified in this special, unique place.

     
  • Order a singing valentine for your sweetheart Jan 8, 2015 9:36 PM
    If your Christmas present for your significant other, just wasn’t up to par, then this is your opportunity to make it all right. The Fox Valley Men of Harmony will have multiple quartets ready to deliver a singing valentine on Friday, Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb 14, between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

     
  • Suburban Law Enforcement Academy Graduates Class of 52 Recruits Jan 7, 2015 5:44 PM
    The Suburban Law Enforcement Academy at College of DuPage recently graduated 52 recruits representing 39 police agencies in Northern Illinois. The ceremony honored the recruits for completing 12 weeks – 480 hours – of basic law enforcement officer training which began this past fall. Six special awards were presented to the recruits. Deputy Sheriff Justin Hill of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office was presented the Firearms Proficiency Award and the George Graves Award for being selected as the most distinguished recruit by his fellow officers in the class. Officer Gerard Gannon of the Round Lake Beach Police Department earned the Academic Achievement Award. Officer Brett Darst of the Northlake Police Department won the Best Overall Physical Fitness Award. Officer Jamie Goschey of the Batavia Police Department received the Most Improved Physical Fitness Award. Officer Andrew Switalski of the Evergreen Park Police Department earned the Leadership Award. All award winners received plaques with their names engraved. The graduating recruits are as follows: Eric Babczak, Willowbrook Police Department Chase Bending, Glenview Police Department Timothy Breslin, Streamwood Police Department Ryan Butcher, Arlington Heights Police Department Michael Dailly, Elk Grove Village Police Department Brett Darst, Northlake Police Department Melissa Douglas, Harper College Police Department James Etchingham, Palatine Police Department James Friel, Northbrook Police Department Seth Frontone, Deerfield Police Department Gerard Gannon, Round Lake Beach Police Department Antonio Garcia, Hoffman Estates Police Department Jamie Goschey, Batavia Police Department Ryan Grahn, Oak Forest Police Department Alexander Guevara, Evergreen Park Police Department Steven Guther, Elk Grove Village Police Department Fredrick Hailer, Carpentersville Police Department Justin Hill, Lake County Sheriff’s Office Zane Holland, Wheaton Police Department Mark Johnson, Elk Grove Village Police Department Christopher Jones, Bensenville Police Department Brett Kielbasa, Woodridge Police Department Henri Krueger, College of Lake County Police Department Jason L’Amas, Tinley Park Police Department Kevin Lamb, Buffalo Grove Police Department Crystal Marshall, South Holland Police Department James Martino, Willowbrook Police Department Michal Mazur, Glenview Police Department Michael McCullough, Montgomery Police Department Matthew G. McDonald, Crystal Lake Police Department Elizabeth McGuire, Wilmette Police Department Adam D. McMahon, Round Lake Beach Police Department Shannon McMillon, Buffalo Grove Police Department Thomas B. Molloy, Elk Grove Village Police Department Russell Monk, Wilmette Police Department Michael Munoz, Wheeling Police Department Patrick O’Donnell, Oak Lawn Police Department Alexandra Ovington, Round Lake Police Department Nathan Parks, Hoffman Estates Police Department Bhavik Patel, Oakton Community College Police Department Lidia G. Patitucci, Naperville Police Department Michael Pignato, Lincolnwood Police Department Alex Prafke, Cary Police Department Eric Quinones, Cary Police Department Nelson Rodriguez, Round Lake Police Department Joseph Salinas Sr., Kane County Sheriff’s Office Eric Sarat, Darien Police Department Daniel Schahczinski, Wilmington Police Department Christopher Stearns, Mount Prospect Police Department Andrew Switalski, Evergreen Park Police Department Bradley Vos, Skokie Police Department Quintana Ward, Evergreen Park Police Department College of DuPage Senior Vice President Thomas J. Glaser and Associate Dean of Continuing Education/Director of the Homeland Security Training Institute Thomas Brady offered their congratulations to the graduating recruits. Trustee Dianne McGuire represented the College’s Board of Trustees. The keynote speaker was Chief Stephen Schmidt of the Elk Grove Police Department. The ceremony was held in the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage. For more information on the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy, visit the web site at www.cod.edu/slea.

     
  • Girl Scouts introduce Rah-Rah Raisins to 2015 cookie lineup Jan 7, 2015 5:31 PM
    Local Girl Scouts will begin taking orders for the 2015 Girl Scout Cookie Program from Jan. 9-30. New this year is Rah-Rah Raisins, a cookie featuring whole grain oats, plump juicy raisins, and trendy Greek yogurt-flavored chunks. The team of flavors in this new, crisp cookie is likely to attract customers and increase sales. The rich, creamy taste of Greek yogurt has exploded in popularity over the last several years. And, in a national Girl Scout Cookie Survey, over 65 percent of participants indicated they wanted an oatmeal raisin Girl Scout Cookie.

     
  • “Annie Musical” Live Performance at Schaumburg Prairie Center 1/23 - 2/1 Jan 8, 2015 7:08 AM
    Come follow ANNIE as she and Schaumburg On Stage travel from the Municipal Girl’s Orphanage to the Warbuck’s Mansion with all the excitement 1930’s New York City has to offer. Now in it’s 18th season, Schaumburg On Stage, the Northwest Suburb’s Premier Theater Company for Young Actors, will be presenting, ANNIE, from January 23rd through February 1st at the Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court, in Schaumburg, Illinois. Visit Showtix4u.com / 866-967-8167 for tickets. $17* online, $18 at door. * service fee. Orgnaized Group rates - 847-345-0092. Details visit schaumburgonstage.org.

     
  • Norge readies for International Ski-Jump Tournament Jan 6, 2015 8:57 PM
    Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove is prepping its hills and massive 150-foot high tower for its 110th annual Ski Jumping tournament and has been doing so every winter since its founding on the shores of the Fox River in 1905.

     
  • Pols, is this what the people really need? Jan 5, 2015 5:01 AM
    A Fox River Grove letter to the editor: The November elections have passed and already politicians are passing bills for themselves. Earlier this year, a bill was passed allowing cars and trucks to travel at 70 mph on the interstate.

     
  • Lakeside Legacy Arts Park to celebrate Dist. 155 student artists Jan 14, 2015 5:32 PM
    On Friday, Jan. 30, the public is invited to attend a reception celebrating the second annual District 155 “Cre8” Art Show from 5 to 8 p.m. at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park in Crystal Lake. The Sage Gallery also will be hosting live music provided by students from Cary-Grove High School.

     
  • Your 2015 Guide to the Suburbs: It’s our best advice, but share yours too Jan 1, 2015 7:30 AM
    Want to make the most of 2015? Daily Herald Editor John Lampinen introduces a special New Year's Day guide to living, working and playing in the suburbs.

     
  • McHenry historical society puts quilts on display Dec 30, 2014 10:10 AM
    January’s featured art exhibit at the Woodstock Opera House showcases a collection of historic quilts on loan from the McHenry County Historical Society.

     
  • Where to recycle your Christmas trees in McHenry Dec 30, 2014 8:26 PM
    The McHenry County Department of Health encourages everyone to recycle their natural Christmas trees after the holiday season. Many municipal solid waste haulers provide curbside collection of Christmas trees. However, if your licensed municipal solid waste hauler does not offer curbside collection of Christmas trees, there are several area locations that will recycle your tree into mulch at no cost to you.

     
  • AOIIs to be ‘Cruising for Murder’ at Schaumburg party on Jan. 14 Jan 7, 2015 3:17 PM
    At 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 14, Alpha Omicron Pi members will be "Cruising for Murder" as they gather in Schaumburg for their annual Murder Mystery Party.

     
  • No need for snow to enjoy winter outdoors Dec 29, 2014 2:40 PM
    Snow or no, winter is a great time to explore outdoors. Winter reveals things usually hidden in other seasons and holds a few secrets as well. McHenry County Conservation District will get you and your family started on your own winter adventure during "Winter Explorations."

     
  • Top Fox Valley news stories of 2014 Dec 29, 2014 2:31 PM
    From murders to manhunts to a celebrity wedding, the year 2014 was full of news in the Fox Valley. Here's a look back at some of the top news stories of the year.

     
  • Centegra, health department want to help you quit smoking Dec 29, 2014 8:12 AM
    The 2013 McHenry County Healthy Community Study reported that cancer is the leading cause of death and lung cancer is the leading type of cancer death in McHenry County.

     
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