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  • Andy Glab wins McHenry alderman re-election by one late-arriving vote

    McHENRY – One final vote has been tallied in the tied race for one of McHenry’s wards, giving incumbent Alderman Andy Glab another four years on the c ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Illinois county says Aaron Schock should pay for special elections to replace him

    LACON (AP) — An Illinois county says former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock should pay for the special elections to replace him.
    April 13, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • McHenry County Board asking for explanation of township consolidation rules

    WOODSTOCK – If the McHenry County Board is going to be asked to put township-consolidation referendums on the ballot, Chairman Joe Gottemoller said he ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Coin flip could determine McHenry alderman election

    McHENRY – One question Andy Glab and James Walsh likely did not expect in their quest for McHenry’s 2nd Ward seat in the City Council is: heads or tai ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Vote to dissolve tiny Illinois village of Clearlake fails by 2 votes

    CLEARLAKE – A tiny Illinois village will continue to exist after a public vote to dissolve it failed by two votes.
    April 8, 2015 - 6:28 pm
  • Emanuel acknowledges challenges in 2nd Chicago mayoral term

    CHICAGO – After surviving an unexpectedly tough campaign for a second term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that Chicago's challenges "don't need to ...
    April 8, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Unpopular decisons propel Cary, Lakewood write-ins, others to victory

    The 10 percent of McHenry County voters who cast ballots in Tuesday’s election sent two village boards and a school district the powerful message of w ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • Lake in the Hills Board: 2 incumbents, 1 newcomer take race

    LAKE IN THE HILLS –While two incumbents remain on the Lake in the Hills Board after Tuesday's election, the third seat was taken from the third incum ...
    April 8, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • Huntley excavation firm owner joins incumbents on Village Board

    HUNTLEY – A first-time candidate with village government experience will fill the open spot on the Huntley Village Board, as two incumbents secured ne ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Strong write-in showing delays Cary Village Board election results

    CARY – The victors of the five-way Cary Village Board race remained unknown early Wednesday morning because of a strong showing by write-in candidates ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:01 am
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