Community Exchange: Trini Feng started playing the piano in kindergarten. Today, as a senior at Crystal Lake South High School, she had a solo in the school’s band concert.
Community Exchange: Friends of Illinois Nature Preserves/Friends of Kishwaukee Fen is hosting a volunteer workday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 19. Volunteers are asked to meet at the end of Palmer Drive near the Kishwaukee Fen in Lakewood, and to dress for the outdoors.
Dennis Anderson: “It will be a crazy day,” said Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade Queen Casey Doherty, of McHenry, “and it’s a cool tradition to be part of.”
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Community Exchange: “Having lost my mom at a young age, I know it’s important it is for teens to have a support system,” said Stacey Sassine, director One Million Monarchs in McHenry County.
Community Exchange: Share news about you and your neighbors and special events and happenings in McHenry County Community Exchange.
Community Exchange: You can’t miss Carrie Timmons as she zips throughout the cafe taking orders, delivering dishes and filling coffee mugs.
Dennis Anderson: Welcome to the Community Exchange. In this space each Saturday Dennis Anderson will introduce readers to people, places and things in McHenry County you need to know about.
Dennis Anderson: This was the first time IAPME, in conjunction with Capitol News Illinois, scheduled interviews with candidates for U.S. Senate, governor, secretary of state and proponents and opponents of Amendment 1.
Republican Illinois Secretary of State candidate state Rep. Dan Brady talks about the race on Wednesday, Sept. 28
Dennis Anderson: Teachers will always have a profound impact on our lives
Dennis Anderson: Reader election poll: Taxes, crime, ethics top your concerns.
Dennis Anderson: Shaw readers to help determine what questions should be asked of candidates for political office.
Herald-News to stop using Morris High School nickname in its coverage.
In the small daily newspaper category, The Daily Chronicle in DeKalb claimed top honors, winning the Patrick Coburn Award of Excellence.