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  • Election season begins in full Tuesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Election season will be in full swing Tuesday, when candidates for all local governmental bodies can begin to collect signatures for ca ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Rauner tells local business leaders he'll fight for them

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bruce Rauner told McHenry County business leaders Friday that if he were to become governor he would not tell governors from surroundin ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Half of Richmond Village Board up for grabs in April

    RICHMOND – Three trustee positions will be up at the coming April election.Petitions for candidacy f ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Cary election petitions available on Tuesday

    CARY – People interested in running for the Village Board may begin to pick up petitions on Tuesday, according to a news release. Three trustee seats ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner questions medical marijuana program secrecy

    CHICAGO — Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner said Tuesday he wouldn't have signed legislation creating Illinois' medical marijuana pilot progr ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Candidate packet for Algonquin-Lake in the Hills fire district trustee available

    One trustee position for the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District will be up grabs during the spring election scheduled for April 7.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Durbin denies ‘bullying’ businesses

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headquarter ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Rauner’s schools plan raises eyebrows

    SPRINGFIELD – Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Congressional candidate's residency under scrutiny

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois congressional candidate Ann Callis' previous out-of-state residence has come under scrutiny, with a published report Sunday say ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County sheriff candidate questions opponent's judgment over former campaign manager

    The criminal record of the former campaign manager for McHenry County Sheriff candidate Bill Prim casts a pall on what he would do if elected, Prim’s ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 2:36 pm
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