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  • McHenry County Clerk looking for election judges

    The McHenry County Clerk’s Office needs election judges to work the Nov. 8 presidential election. E ...
    May 16, 2016 - 1:44 pm
  • Jack Franks announces McHenry County Board chairman run

    Ending months of speculation, Democratic state Rep. Jack Franks announced his candidacy for McHenry County Board Chairman, setting up what is sure to ...
    May 15, 2016 - 2:32 pm
  • On more than one issue, Donald Trump sounds like a Democrat

    NEW YORK – As he tries to charm Republicans still skeptical of his presidential candidacy, Donald Trump has a challenge: On several key issues, he sou ...
    May 15, 2016 - 7:43 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 12; Trump, Ryan to meet amid calls for GOP unity

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 12, 2016 - 6:31 pm
  • Democrats will field a candidate for McHenry County Board chairman

    The Democratic Party of McHenry County will be slating a candidate to run for County Board chairman.
    May 12, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk targeting Tammy Duckworth's record on veterans

    CHICAGO — Rep. Tammy Duckworth lost both legs when her helicopter was shot down in Iraq, then went on to hold leadership roles in the Illinois and U.S ...
    May 11, 2016 - 2:28 pm
  • Donald Trump says he's down to 5 or 6 choices for vice president

    NEW YORK – Shifting swiftly to the general election, Donald Trump says he's narrowed his list of potential running mates to "five or six" people and d ...
    May 11, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 11: Donald Trump shifts focus to general election

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 11, 2016 - 1:43 pm
  • Get McHenry County news first: Sign up for text alerts

    Get McHenry County news anywhere you go with free text alerts from the Northwest Herald. Sign up for breaking, prep sports, community and school news ...
    June 21, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Study: Bernie Sanders' economic plan piles $18 trillion on federal debt

    WASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders' tax and spending proposals would provide new levels of health and education benefits for American families, but they ...
    May 9, 2016 - 2:21 pm