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  • New hospitals head top local stories of 2016 in McHenry County

    The opening of a new hospital and the modernization of another tops the Northwest Herald’s list of Top 10 local news events of 2016.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Cubs winning World Series is No. 1 on our Top 10 stories of 2016

    Picking the top news story of 2016 was not an easy task for the Northwest Herald’s editors.On Nov. 8 ...
    Dec. 25, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • McHenry County races take shape as candidates file for April 4 election

    A number of contested municipal government races await voters in the April 4 consolidated election. ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Trump wants SC Rep. Mick Mulvaney to be his budget director

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – As he prepared for the final stop on his postelection "thank you" tour, President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday announced his ...
    Dec. 17, 2016 - 9:19 am
  • 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
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