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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.

First to state


When the Harvard High School boys soccer team defeated Peoria Christian High School Oct.

Harvard resident receives rare transplant

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The call came Oct. 24. The family of Harvard resident Andi Swenson, who has cystic fibrosis and was in need of double-lung/liver transplant, was informed a possible donor had been found for Andi.


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.

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.

Sports News

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.

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.

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