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  • It's Trump! Stunning outsider victory for 45th president

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • From the Editor's Desk: Presidential race surprises, local ones do not

    Well, I didn't see that coming.As I left the office about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Republican Donald Tru ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 2:31 am
  • Republican Joe Tirio wins McHenry County recorder race

    Republican candidate Joe Tirio has won the race for McHenry County recorder, according to unofficial vote counts Tuesday, and he plans to make his fir ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:44 am
  • Republicans win 11 of 12 McHenry County Board seats

    McHenry County’s voters again granted the Democratic Party a minority presence on the County Board, but a minority of one, according to unofficial vot ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:48 am
  • McHenry County sees about 66 percent turnout for election

    CRYSTAL LAKE – About 66 percent of registered voters in McHenry County cast ballots in the 2016 general election, according to the McHenry County Cler ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:51 am
  • Republican Patrick Kenneally elected McHenry County state's attorney

    Republican candidate and McHenry County First Assistant State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally will head the office after a decisive victory over challeng ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Crystal Lake majority oppose library referendum

    McHenry County voters saw a number of advisory and binding questions on the ballot on Election Day. Here's a look at how they fared:
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:50 am
  • Democrat Jack Franks wins first-ever McHenry County Board chairman race

    A Democratic Party that has made few inroads in a very Republican county scored a historic coup with Jack Franks winning the first-ever race for McHen ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:38 am
  • Donald Trump wins White House in astonishing victory

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump was elected America's 45th president Tuesday, an astonishing victory for a celebrity businessman and political novice who ca ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 3:46 am
  • Randy Hultgren pulls out victory in race for 14th Congressional District seat

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Unofficial vote totals indicate that incumbent Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will likely maintain his seat as congressional representativ ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:31 am
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