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The Starline shines

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Three years ago, Harvard resident and the Starline Factory building owner Orrin Kinney was approached with a request. Kinney was asked if he would be able to hold a wedding inside the building.

Clothing designer sets up shop in Starline

A clothing designer with more than 20 years of experience has opened a studio at the Starline Factory.

Harvard Parks Foundation puts concentration on parks

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While the discussion in Harvard recently has been about park usage fees, several members of the Harvard community have been meeting to raise money and developing long range plans for the Harvard Parks

Lights installed in Mary D. Ayer Park

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With a little help from a familiar name, the Mary D. Ayer Park, located at Page and Washington streets, has new lights. The Mary D.

Abandoned? Former Motorola site no longer maintained


Residents of Harvard may have noticed a difference with the former Motorola facility at the end of town. The grounds are no longer maintained. The lights are no longer on at night.


Class of 2010 speaks for the trees

The Harvard High School Class of 2010 will present trees as its graduation gift to beautify the school campus.

Shirt bonds hero to Harvard


Men keep old T-shirts for all kinds of reasons. Many times it is to let the world know they are a fan and have someone they revere.

Give a little bit

Joe McLachlan approached the modest home with two trash bags filled with presents. It was Christmas morning, which made this a last-minute gift distribution.

Harvard High School has new music teacher


The music department at Harvard High School has a new leader, and hopefully this one is a keeper.

Building trades continues projects

As Harvard High School building trades students complete one major project, the baseball field press box, they’ll begin work on the fifth house built under instructor Bob Mundis.

Sports News

Hornets claim 1st soccer sectional

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The Harvard High School boys soccer team has a goal – win the state title. Winning the IHSA Class A sectional tournament 3-2 over Hinckley Big Rock High School Oct.

Sanchez looks to take the next step


Harvard resident Emmanuel Sanchez is well on his way to a successful career as an mixed martial arts fighter.

Hornet harriers race to sectionals


There was some doubt for the Harvard High School girls cross-country team Oct. 24 at the IHSA Class A Winnebago Regional meet.

Hornets' soccer continues to roll

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Last fall, the season ended with a crash for the Harvard High School boys soccer team.

Big change for Harvard Wrestling Club

Lifelong Harvard resident Mike Vest took over as president of the Harvard Wrestling Club earlier this year, and one of his first objectives has been achieved – the club has joined the Illinois Kids

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