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  • Residents soon can register to vote online

    GENEVA – Kane County residents soon will be able to visit the State Board of Elections website and register to vote online.
    June 21, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Doctors Without Borders: Ebola ‘out of control’

    DAKAR, Senegal – The Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa is "totally out of control," according to a senior official for Doctors Without Borders, who ...
    June 21, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Quinn wins endorsements from clergy

    CHICAGO (AP) — Several clergy and community leaders in the Chicago area have endorsed Gov. Pat Quinn in a tight gubernatorial race.
    June 12, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • Township foe asks for targeted advisory referendums

    Emboldened by Evanston voters’ decision to eliminate their township, longtime township opponent Bob Anderson sees an opening.
    June 9, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Franks asks county for 2 advisory referendums

    McHenry County Board members’ love-hate relationship with Democratic state Rep. Jack Franks – they love to hate him – may get more intense with his la ...
    June 6, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Rauner: Voters should have decided on gay marriage

    LISLE (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says Illinois voters should have decided whether same-sex marriage should be legal in the ...
    June 2, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Tax extension could come up in lame-duck session

    Don’t pop the champagne corks to the demise of the 67 percent “temporary” income tax increase just yet.
    May 31, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Dems make downsizing County Board a campaign issue

    "Democrats for smaller government" may sound to Republicans like an oxymoron, but shrinking the size of the McHenry County Board is going to be a key ...
    May 27, 2014 - 11:57 pm
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