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  • 3 McHenry County townships to hold GOP primaries in February

    Three township Republican organizations with contested township races in the April 4 election have decided to have voters choose the candidates in a p ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Crystal Lake Library Board considering options after failed referendum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Public Library Board is discussing what to do next after voters rejected an advisory referendum to build a new facilit ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Lakewood trustee running on a reform slate, forming new party

    LAKEWOOD – A local good-government group founded by a trustee and funded in part through his government salary is looking to run a slate of fiscally c ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Without blind trust, Donald Trump's businesses could create conflicts

    NEW YORK – Asked on TV earlier this year whether a President Donald Trump would ever mix politics with business, his eldest son, Donald Jr., said ther ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • 2016 McHenry County Election Results

    Wonder how McHenry County voted in the 2016 November election? Here are the countywide results.Trans ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • McHenry County Recorder-elect Joe Tirio to focus on eliminating position

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Recorder-elect Joe Tirio watched last Tuesday’s election results with what he called an “otherworldly” detachment – after m ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Jack Franks to hit the ground running as McHenry County Board chairman

    Democratic McHenry County Board Chairman-elect Jack Franks on Thursday was making his way down a call list of the 24 board members he will be working ...
    Nov. 12, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Our view: Time to pull country back together

    The most divisive presidential election in modern U.S. history is behind us, but not even the most cheerful Pollyanna believes the fractures have heal ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Donald Trump’s guide to team building

    Most new Republican administrations are filled with experienced hands from a previous government – a few governors and members of Congress, a prominen ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District wins referendum that failed in March

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District can start restoring services that have been cut and setting aside funds f ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:38 am
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