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  • GOP primary to replace Rep. Mike Tryon getting crowded

    The primary contest to replace retiring Republican state Rep. Mike Tryon is shaping up to be at least a four-way race.
    July 9, 2015 - 6:43 pm
  • LaHood wins Illinois GOP race to replace ex-US Rep. Schock

    SHERMAN – State Sen. Darin LaHood won the GOP nod in Tuesday’s primary to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, setting up the son of the forme ...
    July 8, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • McHenry County Circuit Clerk Katherine Keefe announces re-election bid

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Circuit Clerk Katherine Keefe has announced she intends to seek a third term in 2016.
    July 8, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired

    NEW YORK – NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he m ...
    June 29, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal joins Republican presidential race

    KENNER, La. – Pitching himself as a "doer" in a field of talkers, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal declared his candidacy for the 2016 Republican president ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Illinois State Rep. Mike Tryon will not seek re-election in 2016

    Republican state Rep. Mike Tryon announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election next year, ending a 12-year run representing McHenry County in ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller announces election campaign

    McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller officially is asking the voters, who will now decide who gets the office, to give him four more years on ...
    June 19, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Fact check: Why Jeb Bush's growth forecast is a stretch

    WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says there's "not a reason in the world" why the U.S. economy can't grow at 4 percent annually ...
    June 17, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • 5-member task force will handle McHenry County township consolidation effort

    WOODSTOCK – A five-member task force will be assigned the duty of devising a plan by which township consolidation referendums can be placed on the 201 ...
    June 18, 2015 - 8:18 am
  • McHenry County Board member Tina Hill announces recorder run

    McHenry County Board member Tina Hill, R-Woodstock, announced her candidacy for county recorder Tuesday night.
    June 18, 2015 - 12:30 am
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