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  • Richmond sees revived interest in Village Board election

    RICHMOND – There is a revival in Richmond's local government scene as five people are running for three open Village Board seats in the April election ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's deputies shootings top local stories of 2014

    The shooting of two McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and the manhunt afterward was the top local story of 2014 chosen by Northwest Herald editors.
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Scott Walker, Rick Snyder among governors building credentials for 2016

    MADISON, Wis. – One group of potential candidates for president probably won't be shuffling off to Iowa, New Hampshire or other early campaign spots i ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • Election 2015: McHenry County filings lead to contested races for spring

    As Monday’s election petition deadline arrived, a flurry of filings occurred, which helped lead to some contested races in the spring election schedul ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • Report analyzes Nov. 4 election in Cook County

    CHICAGO – Cook County Clerk David Orr's review of the Nov. 4 election shows a 69 percent increase in early voting and increased younger-voter particip ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Jeb Bush to step down from banking job at Barclays

    WASHINGTON – Taking another step toward a presidential run, Jeb Bush is resigning his advisory role with British banking giant Barclays.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 7:08 pm
  • Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' run for president in 2016

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jeb Bush answered the biggest question looming over the Republican Party's next campaign for the White House on Tuesday, all ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Election 2015: McHenry County-area candidates turn in paperwork in first day of filing

    Monday marked the first day most candidates could file for the spring municipal elections. Most vill ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Election 2015: McHenry County-area municipal election candidate filings

    These are the candidates who have filed to run for the various village president, mayoral, trustee, council and school board positions in the McHenry ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 8:29 am
  • Cary Trustee Bruce Kaplan won't run for re-election

    CARY – A village trustee who ran for village president in 2013, and lost, will not be running for re-election to the village board, according to a new ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 5:08 pm
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