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Shop with a Cop program helps Harvard families

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Harvard police officer Aaron Palmer had an idea. Every year, McHenry County Police Charities holds Shop with a Cop at two Walmart locations in the county, Johnsburg and Crystal Lake.

MCRide may come to Harvard

Harvard residents may soon have additional public transportation options. The Harvard City Council approved an inter-governmental agreement with McHenry County at its Dec.

Christmas in Harvard: Annual celebration kicks off the holiday season


Bright sunshine and mild temperatures greeted Harvard residents, who watched the Christmas parade and attended the Christmas in Harvard festivities Dec. 6.

Heath clinic to receive grant

The Harvard Area Community Health Center will receive $1,238,944 to purchase an existing building, renovate two suites to equip and add a dental clinic and add an additional medical exam room and a de

City council approves park usage ordinance

The Harvard City Council voted 5-2 Nov.


Students to perform in honor band

Six Harvard High School band students will perform a brand-new musical composition written by the founder and conductor of the Keystone Winds Ensemble and composer Dr.

Harvard is hub for 4-H clubs

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Since its inception more than 100 years ago, 4-H has helped shape the lives of many young people. It is now the country’s largest youth development organization.

Hvd schools implement new program

Jefferson Elementary School and Harvard Junior High School have adopted the Student Ambassador program this fall to provide support to students who have been identified as leaders by their peers as we

Yerke celebrates 103rd birthday


Harvard resident Bonita Yerke was born Nov. 25, 1911, when the price of stamps was 2 cents, Charlie Chaplin was starting to act, and William H. Taft was president of the United States.

Pastor’s goal becomes reality


How long do you want to stay at the First Presbyterian Church of Harvard? This was the question asked of Jeff Borgerson when he was a candidate to be pastor of the church in 1989.

Sports News

Figueroa joins Hornets wrestling staff

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The retirement of Harvard High School wrestling coach Tim Haak left the Hornets short a couple of coaches this winter as Haak’s long-time assistants Todd Streit and Dave Abel also stepped away from

HHS graduate wants a sporting chance

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As a student at Harvard High School, Eric Sutera had plans of joining the merchant Marines when he graduated.

Soccer club prepares young Hornets

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While the Harvard High School boys soccer team was busy qualifying for the IHSA state finals for the first time in school history, another group was busy preparing younger Hornets soccer players of th

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.

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