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Finishing touch - Renovations complete at D-50 schools after almost two years


Harvard School District 50 students and teachers will return to school Sept. 2 and find changes abound.

Hartwig retires from HFPD

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Forty-seven years doesn’t seem like a lifetime ago, but for Bill Hartwig, owner of Hartwig Plumbing, 20800 E.

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


New principal takes over at St. Joseph

Gregory Wilhelm, originally from Evansville, Ind., has been selected to be principal of St. Joseph Catholic School at 201 N. Division St.

Booster Club under new leadership

The Harvard Booster Club has seen a change in its leadership.

Harvard resident’s flowers bloom

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David Chase, a former Floridan who has lived in Harvard for the past 11 years, loves to garden.

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.

Sports News

Volunteers show pride in field


Harvard High School football fans take for granted the condition of Dan Horne Field every fall. Most fans don’t understand what it takes to prepare the field.

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.

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