Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

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Lincoln visits Harvard


Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. Constitution and the Civil War has come to vivid life this summer at the Harvard Diggins Library, 900 E. McKinley St.

Church group to host walk for needy

On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of St. Joseph Catholic Church will host “Friends of the Poor,” a fundraiser set to take place at Milky Way Park in Harvard.

Vest attends CEO seminar

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Mike Vest, supervisor of tele-communications for the Harvard Police Department, attended the Chief Executive Officer Training Seminar for law enforcement executives, 911 emergency center managers and

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.


District 50 seeks board members

Harvard School District 50 is seeking two board members to fill recent vacancies on its board of education.

Heritage House celebrates 40th

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“Gemutlichkeit” is German for “good, warm feeling.” It’s the sentiment the Heritage House restaurant, at 21225 Highway 14, Harvard, has conveyed for the last 40 years.

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.

Sports News

Dolphins changing it up

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Although the Woodstock Dolphins swim program has been around for more than 50 years, the organization certainly isn’t immune to change.

Trebes hits gridiron - HHS graduate plays in Illinois High School Shrine game

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Even though he graduated from Harvard High School in May, Dakota Trebes was not quite done with high school sports.

Nolen returns home - former Hornet to coach volleyball team

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Megan Nolen remembers. The 2008 Harvard High School graduate was a member of the first Harvard Hornets girls volleyball team to qualify for the IHSA state tournament.

Fog prepares for Olympic trials


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.

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