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  • McHenry County Board District 3 candidates talk taxes, UDO, roads, accountability

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three people familiar to voters are running for two open four-year terms in District 3 of the McHenry County Board.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Protesters press U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren to debate Dennis Anderson

    GENEVA – A group of about 20 people picketed Wednesday afternoon at the Geneva office of U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, protesting because he h ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • McHenry County sheriff's candidates Bill Prim, Jim Harrison look to future of office

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The two candidates vying to become the next McHenry County sheriff have different views about the future of the office.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 8:04 am
  • McHenry County Board District 1 race focuses on Randall Road widening project

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The proposed Randall Road widening project directly affects District 1 of the McHenry County Board because it cuts straight through it.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Michelle Obama campaigns in Wisconsin, Illinois

    CHICAGO – First lady Michelle Obama made a pair of stops Tuesday in the upper Midwest for gubernatorial candidates locked in close contests in Wiscons ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Michelle Obama to campaign for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn

    CHICAGO — First lady Michelle Obama is set to attend a Chicago fundraiser and rally for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election bid.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Register to vote at McHenry Public Library on Tuesday before deadline

    McHENRY – One last chance to register to vote will be available at the McHenry Public Library on Tuesday.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Wide gap on the issues in Illinois’ US Senate race

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s more than three decades in Washington have helped him become one of the most powerful Democrats on Capitol Hill – a ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • 63rd Illinois House District race: Jack Franks, Steven Reick disagree on state budget fixes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two fiscal hawks – a longtime Democratic incumbent and a Republican challenger, are vying Nov. 4 to represent the 63rd House District.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Craver: What's to stop lawmakers from raising the income tax again?

    If you think the worst that can happen to Illinois taxpayers after the election is that the 67 percent income tax increase set to substantially expire ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:06 pm
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