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  • 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
  • McHenry County Board amends, but approves, anti-corruption referendum

    WOODSTOCK – An advisory anti-corruption referendum with zero legal weight almost proved to be too much for the McHenry County Board to handle.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Anti-corruption referendum added to McHenry County Board agenda

    WOODSTOCK – An advisory referendum aimed at marshaling support for anti-corruption laws to remove money from politics has a second lease on life for t ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Mark Kirk vs. Tammy Duckworth: Illinois race could decide U.S. Senate

    The race between Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth is an interesting and important one, even against ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • McHenry County Board chairman candidate wants to nix Valley Hi levy

    WOODSTOCK – The Republican candidate for the first-ever popular election for McHenry County Board chairman said he wants to save taxpayers money by el ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Jack Franks, Lake County Board chairman pledge to use government consolidation power

    The Lake County Board chairman and the Democratic candidate who is seeking the McHenry County Board’s top seat are pledging to use a new law that allo ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:07 pm
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