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The McHenry Messenger

McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

Leading up to the midterms election, people all across the state received political mailers disguised as newspapers. These mailers, including the McHenry Times, are intended to deceive the public into thinking it is real news.

Fact or fiction?

Alayna Majkrzak, Features Editor December 2, 2022

A newspaper falls onto a doorstep. The paper is full of facts and figures that aren’t exactly true despite the tagline of “Real data. Real value. Real news.” plastered over the front page. The door...

Construction work on the sewers in Holiday Hills this fall has prevented the community from living a normal life, including allowing busses to enter neighborhoods.

Students from Holiday Hills navigate sewer construction in their neighborhood

Henry Fitzgerald, Freshman Correspondant December 1, 2022

MCHS students from Holiday Hills have been walking across the neighborhood because of a sewer system installation. Since September, buses refuse to go inside the neighborhood. The sewer system installation...

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit many local small businesses hard, one of those hard hit businesses being The Bike Haven in McHenry Illinois.

Businesses on the brim

Josie Cable, Opinions Editor November 16, 2020

As the government continues to close businesses for the safety of citizens, many stores and restaurants are finding themselves in a difficult situation; stay open and risk getting citizens and workers...

Though social distancing guidelines have created a lot of stress for students and their families, many in the community have been able to see the silver lining of these unprecedented circumstances.

The bright side of coronavirus

Emma Snyder, Staff Writer April 14, 2020

During this time of panic, fear, pain, and uncertainty that the entire world has been throw into, it can be hard to find the good in all of it. However, that good does exist. From slowing down to spending...

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