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  • McHenry County clerk, League of Women Voters to host mock elections at high schools

    Students at seven area high schools will get to weigh in before the Nov. 8 election on who should be president.
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • Editor's Desk: Helping voters become informed before election

    The Northwest Herald’s Editorial Board decided Tuesday it would make endorsements in all contested McHenry County races and state legislative races wi ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Referendums and a constitutional amendment await McHenry County voters

    McHenry County voters will have three or more ballot propositions to decide on top of selecting the next president and their representation in Washing ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Ray Flavin wants to offer voters choice in race for state’s attorney

    WOODSTOCK – Ray Flavin wants to give voters in November a choice.The Woodstock lawyer was chosen by ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Democratic chairman candidate Franks to host five town hall meetings this week

    Democratic McHenry County Board candidate Jack Franks will hold five town hall meetings throughout the county in the coming days to highlight his plan ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County State's Attorney candidates discuss office budget cuts

    WOODSTOCK – Republican state’s attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally has plans to cut the office’s budget 10 percent by the end of the first term if he ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Editor's Desk: Interesting questions for McHenry County candidates from our readers

    Thank you to the many readers who replied to my Wednesday column seeking potential questions to ask candidates running in contested races this fall.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Cary, Fox River Grove voters also will get advisory anti-tax referendums

    Voters in Cary and Fox River Grove will get the same opportunity as Lakewood voters to tell their elected officials via the ballot box that they’re ti ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Editor's Desk: Seeking candidate questions in McHenry County-area races

    Election Day is Nov. 8, which seems an eternity away. That’s especially true when you count the number of days (83) we still have to put up with Donal ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Former Democratic state's attorney candidate drops lawsuit against letter writer

    WOODSTOCK – The former Democratic candidate for McHenry County state’s attorney dropped his defamation lawsuit against a retired Marengo woman over a ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:44 am
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