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  • At least 2 McHenry County Board incumbents lose seats in primary

    At least two incumbents – Anna May Miller of Cary and Sue Draffkorn of Wonder Lake – lost their seats in the McHenry County Board race, according to u ...
    March 16, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Joe Tirio still leads McHenry County recorder race

    Republican Joe Tirio has held his lead for McHenry County recorder as of Wednesday when all but the by-mail and extended voting period votes were in.
    March 16, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • McHenry County primary election: 'Worst-managed' in decades or isolated problems?

    One of the biggest stories to come out of Tuesday’s election in McHenry County was the systemic problems with the voting process. The cascade of issue ...
    March 17, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Johnsburg sales tax passes with 57 percent of 'yes' votes

    JOHNSBURG — With only mail-in and late provisional ballots remaining, 57 percent of voters in Johnsburg said "yes" to a sales tax incresae.
    March 16, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire District property tax referendum rejected

    The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire District will have to go without a boost in tax revenue after a referendum to add a 0.1 percent emergency and res ...
    March 16, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • Michael Walkup likely winner for McHenry County Board chairman, Gottemoller concedes

    McHenry County Board member Michael Walkup was poised Wednesday afternoon to unseat incumbent Joe Gottemoller in the first-ever popular vote for Count ...
    March 16, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Judge James Cowlin easily wins McHenry County 22nd Judicial Circuit judge race

    James Cowlin comfortably held his position as McHenry County 22nd Judicial Circuit judge, defeating his challenger Assistant State’s Attorney Demetri ...
    March 16, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Reick defeats Lichte in Illinois House District 63 race

    Steven Reick has defeated opponent Jeffery Lichte and will take on long-serving Democratic incumbent Jack Franks in November for the second time.
    March 16, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • County clerk: Most McHenry County ballots counted

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan said votes in all the county's precincts that were cast before 7 p.m. have been tallied in Tuesday's p ...
    March 16, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Fox Lake voters say no to sales tax, yes to joining fire district

    FOX LAKE —Voters in Fox Lake's two referendums were in favor of incorporating the village into the Fox Lake Fire Protection District but against a pro ...
    March 16, 2016 - 8:07 am
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