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Local Election News

  • Cary Trustee Jim Cosler challenges Mayor Mark Kownick for seat

    CARY – Cary Trustee Jim Cosler is challenging Mayor Mark Kownick for his seat in the April 4 consolidated election.
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 9:38 am
  • Lakewood Trustee Ken Santowski resigns, withdraws from president race

    LAKEWOOD – A longtime Village Board member is resigning his seat and withdrawing his candidacy for village president.
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Lake in the Hills trustee challenges village president for position

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills Trustee Russ Ruzanski is challenging Village President Paul Mulcahy for his seat in the April 4 consolidated ele ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • 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
  • Reader Poll

    Should convicted sex offenders be barred from using social media?
    Depends on the crime