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  • 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
  • 10 Things to Know for May 9; Forecast gives firefighters hope in Canada

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 9, 2016 - 6:26 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 6; Man convicted in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 6, 2016 - 6:22 am
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the business ...
    May 5, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs

    DALLAS – Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying ...
    May 5, 2016 - 2:52 pm
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