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Gateway Park work nearing completion

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The Land Conservancy of McHenry County continues to restore property that will be home to the future Gateway Park in Harvard.

Harvard looks to cut parks and recreation budget

Harvard is looking for ways to cut the parks and recreation budget, which has been losing revenues since the economic and housing downfall.

All World Machinery Supply moving to Roscoe

All World Machinery Supply, 1301 W. Diggins St., announced at the beginning of June it will relocate to Roscoe.

All Rounded up - Milk Days 73rd annual festival continues long-standing traditions

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The 73rd annual Harvard Milk Days festival concluded June 8 with an extra bang.

Road work season has begun

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Summer has arrived and road work has begun in Harvard. Multiple projects are underway and more are planned for this year.

Community

MCC offers associate degree in Harvard

Harvard residents no longer have to leave the city limits to complete their first two years of college. Starting this fall, McHenry County College will offer an associate degree program in Harvard.

Family celebrates 100 years

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For generations, members of the Perenchio family have called the farm at 2711 Perenchio Lane in Harvard home.

Apple maze coming to Harvard

Royal Oak Farm Orchard, 15908 Hebron Road, is looking forward to several firsts in the coming year.

Hvd graduate headed to Hawaii

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Considering that he officially graduated high school a semester early and has received a $50,000 scholarship to Hawaii Pacific University, it goes without saying that Bobby Henning is eager to move on

Crosby says goodbye to first class

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Richard D. Crosby Elementary School recently graduated its first class of students to complete all grade levels – kindergarten to third grade.

Sports News

Fog prepares for Olympic trials

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Former Harvard resident and Harvard High School graduate Lauren Fog has a dream to compete at the Olympic trials in marathon running.

Drake gives assist to alma mater

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When Richard Drake was in eighth grade, he and several of his friends had a goal – make soccer an official sport at Harvard High School.

Rife looks back, then forward

It was a whirlwind first year for Harvard School District 50 Athletic Director Matt Rife. Rife, a 1998 graduate of Harvard High School, took over the position in July 2013.

Hornets get a second chance

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The Harvard High School girls track and field team will be represented by familiar faces at the IHSA Class 2A state track and field meet Friday and Saturday, May 23 and 24, in Charleston, as three of

Trainer hired by D-50

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Last summer, Harvard High School Athletic Director Matt Rife found himself in a bind.

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