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  • Absent Voters: McHenry County voter interest declines over decade

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one-half of part one of our Absent Voters series. Read the other half of part one on how residents who have high and low civic ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:47 pm
  • League of Women voters to host forum for McHenry County-wide office candidates

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Northwest Herald will be live-streaming Tuesday night’s McHenry County League of Women Voters candidate forum for Republican candid ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Jan. 28; Trump looks to steal attention from GOP debate

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 6:35 am
  • McHenry County Board GOP hopefuls make their cases to voters

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Property tax relief and more responsive government are among the top priorities of Republican hopefuls running in the March 15 primary ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 1:18 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Jan. 26; Tight Democrat race highlights differing views of gov't role

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Presidential primary objections in Illinois could delay early voting, mail ballots

    A number of objections to the petitions of presidential candidates on the Illinois ballot for the March 15 primary might delay voting by mail and an e ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Northwest Herald election questionnaires sent out to McHenry County candidates

    The Northwest Herald has emailed election questionnaires to candidates in contested races in March's primary election.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Democratic congressional candidates talk economy, Affordable Care Act

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Strengthening the Affordable Care Act, improving the economy and establishing a budget that looks long term were some of the priorities ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • McHenry County's congressional candidates will be at forum at MCC

    The first of five McHenry County League of Women Voters candidate forums takes place Thursday evening with candidates for the county's two congression ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Illinois election board: Steve Reick, Casey Urlacher can stay on March ballot

    The Illinois State Board of Elections ruled that Republican candidates Steve Reick and Casey Urlacher can stay on the March 15 primary ballot.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 12:18 am
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