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  • Hear fresh perspectives on people, events in ‘Watergate at 40” at MCC Apr 8, 2013 6:16 AM
    Hear fresh perspectives about one of the most egregious scandals in American politics during a multimedia presentation by Barry Bradford, award-winning civil rights activist, in "Watergate at 40" from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the Luecht Conference Center at McHenry County College. Bradford will shed new light on the people and defendants of Watergate, the series of events in the early 1970s that culminated in the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon.

     
  • State reps speak at Barrington HS April 3 Mar 28, 2013 3:07 PM
    Members of the public are welcome to hear Republican state Rep. David McSweeney of Barrington Hills and Democratic state Rep. Christian Mitchell discuss various regional and state legislative topics from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 3 before students at Barrington High School, 616 W. Main St. in Barrington. McSweeney is himself a graduate of Barrington High School and said he wanted to provide an opportunity for the current generation of students to hear about government and public service.

     
  • Wisconsin man donates equivalent of $800,000 to MCC Mar 26, 2013 7:39 PM
    Close to 200 McHenry County College students could get the help they need to attend MCC or finish out their bachelor's degrees, thanks to a recent donation by a Wisconsin man. Michael Klingenberg, of Twin Lakes, donated $100,000 and a piece of lakefront property worth an estimated $700,000 to establish the Forge Ahead Scholarship at MCC. The money will pay for up to 24 full scholarships per year at the community college as well as two to three scholarships per year covering 50 percent of students' tuitions for the final two years at the Illinois public school of their choice.

     
  • Many MCC hopefuls oppose $42 million expansion Mar 25, 2013 11:39 AM
    When Chris Jenner was faced with a decision between running for re-election to the Cary District 26 school board and continuing a bid for the McHenry County College board of trustees, he chose to leave the school board behind. Jenner originally filed for both races but after scrutiny over whether he'd be able to serve in both positions, decided to stop his re-election campaign and focus entirely on the college race. One issue that makes him passionate about MCC's board - a proposed expansion - also drew a handful of others into the race.

     
  • Endorsements: Jenner, Smith, Wilbeck for MCC Board of Trustees Mar 20, 2013 2:17 PM
    The Daily Herald endorses Chris Jenner, Mike Smith and Tom Wilbeck for McHenry County College Board of Trustees.

     
  • Dining events: Weber Grill's new menu honors its founder Mar 15, 2013 11:11 AM
    Weber Grill introduces a new dinner menu that tips its cap to the restaurant's founder, George Stephen. With an emphasis on Midwestern ingredients, it includes dishes such as the grilled pasture-raised lamb chops with rosemary scalloped potatoes and dried cherry and caramelized onion compote.

     
  • McHenry County College to host Empowering Women Expo Mar 11, 2013 4:27 PM
    In celebration of Women's History Month, McHenry County College will host an Empowering Women Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. March 13. Following the theme of "Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination," the expo's topics and exhibitors will provide resources and highlight accomplishments in health and wellness, science and technology and money management.

     
  • Harper approves $2 per credit hour tuition increase Feb 28, 2013 1:00 AM
    Consistent with a regional trend among community colleges, Harper College will ask its students to dig a little deeper into their pockets for the cost of a high education. The board of trustees last week unanimously approved increasing tuition by $2 per credit hour beginning in the summer 2013 term. For a full-time student taking 30 credit hours annually, that’s an additional $60 for a total of $3,735.

     
  • Film festival, expo at MCC’s Women’s History Month Feb 28, 2013 7:39 PM
    March is Women’s History Month, and McHenry County College, 8900 S. Route 14 in Crystal Lake, is offering a variety of fun and educational events to celebrate “Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination,” with free lunchtime lectures, a Women’s Expo, the eighth annual Women’s Film Festival, and more.

     
  • MCC board set to approve $3-per-credit-hour tuition hike Feb 27, 2013 4:56 PM
    McHenry County College trustees are poised to approve Thursday a $3-per-credit-hour tuition increase. The cost will go from $99 per credit hour to $102.

     
  • MCC schedules its Second Sunday Concert Series Feb 21, 2013 12:03 PM
    The Second Sunday Concert Series at McHenry County College continues at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, with an MCC music faculty recital featuring original compositions, vocals, a horn quintet, jazz tunes and euphonium music.

     
  • State Rep. McSweeney to host first town-hall meeting Feb 12, 2013 2:44 PM
    Newly elected state Rep. David McSweeney, a Barrington Hills Republican representing the 52nd House District, will host his first town-hall meeting from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Algonquin Township offices, 3702 Route 14, Crystal Lake.

     
  • MCC classes teach cake decorating Feb 4, 2013 3:03 PM
    Page 3 Learn to decorate birthday, wedding, and holiday cakes and cupcakes like a pro with Friday night cake decorating classes offered by McHenry County College's Continuing Education Department.

     
  • Learn about fall cruise to Caribbean at MCC talk Jan 30, 2013 2:30 PM
    McHenry County College's Trips and Tours program will host a trip preview for a Western Caribbean Holland America Cruise from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 in Room A113 at the college, 8900 Route 14 in Crystal Lake.

     
  • Teen bands, sign up for Cary contest Jan 24, 2013 1:11 PM
    The Cary Park District and Dr. Woods Guitar Emporium are looking for local teen bands to compete in the Cary Area Teen Battle of the Bands competition. The competition will take place on the afternoon of Saturday, May 11, at the Lions Park Rotary Bandshell.

     
  • People in Need Forum at MCC gets word out about survival resources Jan 21, 2013 5:16 AM
    The 10th annual People in Need Forum, featuring resources to help your neighbors, employees, family and friends will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26, at McHenry County College. "The forum is available to anyone interested in helping those in need and learning more about the necessary survival resources available in our community," said Bev Thomas, event chairwoman.

     
  • Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. in the Fox Valley Jan 15, 2013 2:35 PM
    This month, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 84. Communities throughout the Fox Valley area are pulling together to hold celebrations of his life, and to honor his legacy — with a special focus on community service.

     
  • Learn about tax updates at MCC seminar Jan 12, 2013 5:00 AM
    The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation continues the MCC Educational Seminar Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, with “Tax Update and Preparation” in the Scot Room, B178, at McHenry County College.

     
  • Elgin CC to host ISCC Tip-Off Classic Jan 11, 2013 5:55 PM
    The Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference men’s and women’s basketball season will kick off this weekend when the conference’s eight schools converge on the Elgin Community College Events Center for the league’s second annual Tip-Off Classic.

     
  • MCC awards $600 spirit award to nursing student Jan 7, 2013 5:16 PM
    McHenry County College named Karen Morelli of Lake in the Hills as the recipient of the Fall 2012 Joseph A. Blanco Spirit Award, a $600 gift given to a student with special needs who displays a positive attitude while pursuing a degree or certificate while overcoming a disability.

     
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