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  • Crystal Lake-based High School District 155 candidates talk finances, career readiness at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Property taxes and career readiness were two hot topics among school board candidates at a forum this week.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Crystal Lake City Council candidates address voters at first of forum series

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Budget concerns and economic development topped concerns with Crystal Lake City Council candidates at a forum Thursday.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:04 am
  • Forum for School District 155, Crystal Lake City Council candidates set for Thursday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Voters will have a chance Thursday to hear from candidates for the Crystal Lake City Council and the Community High School District 155 ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:17 pm
  • McHenry County lawmakers make push to abolish local election boards

    Several McHenry County lawmakers want to take away most local governments’ power to hear objections to election petitions.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • League of Women Voters announces forums for McHenry County races

    The League of Women Voters of McHenry County will hold candidate forums through February and March for seven local races in the April 4 election.
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • State Rep. David McSweeney blasts robocall using his name in attacking political ally

    A state representative mentioned in a robocall attacking Algonquin Township highway commissioner candidate Andrew Gasser is angrily denying he has any ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • McHenry County Board shoots down Jack Franks' advisory tax freeze referendum request

    WOODSTOCK – An advisory referendum asking whether property taxes should be frozen will not appear on the April 4 ballot.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry County Electoral Board tosses state rep's anti-tax referendum from April 4 ballot

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County election officials tossed an advisory property tax freeze referendum off the April 4 ballot for having far from the require ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • McHenry County Board chairman moving forward with anti-tax referendum

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is moving forward with putting an advisory property tax freeze referendum question to voters, bu ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 7:39 pm
  • McHenry County clerk files objection to advisory anti-tax referendum

    WOODSTOCK – An advisory anti-tax referendum for the April 4 election filed by an incoming state representative faces an objection from the chief deput ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:15 am
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