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  • Mary McClellan defeated Nick Provenzano for the GOP nomination in the McHenry County clerk primary Tuesday.

    McClellan says hard work, meeting the people put her over the topMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Nick Provenzano, who lost the GOP nod for McHenry County clerk, can’t put his finger on why his name recognition and history in county politics weren’t enough to overcome what he called his opponent’s negative campaigning. Mary McClellan earned the victory, according to unofficial results.

     
  • Madhu Krishnamurthy

    U-46 superintendent to receive humanitarian award Feb 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    Elgin Area School District U-46 Superintendent José Torres to receive humanitarian award, and other education beat news.

     
  • MCC celebrates Black History with food, music, art, lectures Feb 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College is celebrating Black History Month with food, music, art, lectures and a Golden Globes award-winning movie showing. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Overcoming: The Journey Continues.”

     
  • Sarah White

    MCC to host Bioneers Speaker Series Jan 30, 2014 12:00 AM
    How do we build a more sustainable world? Find out by attending the free Great Lakes Bioneers Speaker Series at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 4-18.

     
  •  MCC student Kelly Braun of McHenry carmalizes vegetables for a stock during a Culinary Skills II class.

    MCC restaurant opens for the spring semester Jan 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Page 2 Foodies take note: Fine dining is back at McHenry County College. Slàinte (pronounced “slawn-cha”), the college’s student-managed restaurant, will reopen for the spring semester at MCC on Monday, Feb. 10. Restaurant hours will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays through April 22.

     
  • McHenry County College will host free tax assistanceJan 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College will host free tax assistance for those who qualify now through April 12, excluding March 22 and 29. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Room A102 at the college, 8900 Route 14 in Crystal Lake.

     
  • Free solar energy info session in Grayslake Jan 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    A free solar energy information session is being held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Byron Colby Barn at Prairie Crossing, 1561 Jones Point Road, Grayslake.

     
  •  Plemon T. El-Amin, Imam Emeritus of the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in and around the Fox Valley aim to inspire Jan 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    A great leader deserves to be honored and remembered. Here’s where you can find Martin Luther King Jr. events in and around the Fox Valley.

     
  • New digital media courses offered at McHenry County College Jan 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Learn how to digitally design creatures and characters for animation or learn how to create illustrations for the web and print with two new digital media classes — “Character Development” and “Digital Illustration” — offered by McHenry County College beginning in the spring 2014 semester.

     
  • People in Need Forum at MCC to marshall social services Jan 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College, in cooperation with several area organizations, will host the 11th annual People in Need Forum from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25. It is open to the public and will showcase resources available throughout the county to help anyone in need of social services.

     
  • MCC offers seminars for small business owners Jan 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Small business owners can ring in the year in a new way with three new marketing seminars offered by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at McHenry County College. The seminars take place from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning Jan. 8.

     
  • Open mic nights at MCC: Dec 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Test your musical talent at McHenry County College’s Music Open Mic Night Wednesday (and every third Wednesday of the month) in the MCC cafeteria, Building B.

     
  • Madhu Krishnamurthy

    Two U-46 high schools ranked among best for 2013 Dec 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    Two Elgin Area School District U-46 high schools made the list of best schools for 2013 of two national magazines. U.S. News and World Report named Elgin High School among the Best High Schools for 2013. Meanwhile, Newsweek named Bartlett High School to its list of America’s Best High Schools for 2013.

     
  • MCC offers workforce training in auditing Nov 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    In response to the needs of area businesses, MCC is offering Internal Auditing training, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays, Dec. 5 and 12.

     
  • Auditions for ‘Cabaret’ start Dec. 2 at MCC Nov 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Black Box Theatre at McHenry County College will hold auditions for Kander and Ebb’s “Cabaret” from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, and Tuesday, Dec. 3, with callbacks from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.

     
  • Madhu Krishnamurthy

    McHenry Community College earns sustainability award Nov 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College is one of seven Illinois community colleges recently honored for setting and meeting environmental goals on their campuses.

     
  • MCC band, chorus to perform fall concert Nov 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College will host a Band and Chorus Fall Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in the Luecht Conference Center at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake.

     
  •  Raymond Christe of Crystal Lake, left, and Larry Kozak of Algonquin make the inaugural ride on their CalypSol Trimaran on the lake of Crystal Lake.

    Navigating green on the Illinois and Mississippi rivers Nov 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Building a boat and taking it on a voyage is a dream few will realize. But two Fox Valley engineers are already making it happen with their two-passenger solar-powered canoe, dubbed CalypSol.

     
  • While the assessed value of her Crystal Lake house has decreased by $12,000 over the past two years, Barbara Rogers' property tax bill increased $900.

    Housing crash pushed bigger tax load onto seniorsNov 13, 2013 12:00 AM
    A property tax relief program intended to save Illinois senior citizens hundreds of dollars on their annual tax bills has had the opposite effect since property values began their steep nosedive since 2009. Because of the way the "senior freeze" is set up, the declining value of properties is actually making seniors pay more than ever before. “It's the law of unintended consequences,” said Craig Dovel, DuPage County's supervisor of assessments.

     
  • Take continuing education classes online at MCC Nov 4, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Continuing Education Department of McHenry County College, in partnership with ed2go, offers online classes and career training programs that will allow you to learn a new career or enhance a current one. Classes are convenient, affordable and you can access lessons anytime and anywhere.

     
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