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  • Crystal Lake tightens video gambling ordinance to clearly mandate barrier

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council tightened its fledgling video gambling ordinance to reflect the wishes of members that an actual wall or partition sep ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • McHenry County Board OKs money to tear down McHenry "house of horrors"

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved cutting a $19,375 check to comply with a court order to demolish a derelict rural McHenry residence once ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Fewer election observers from the Justice Dept. at the polls

    WASHINGTON – Justice Department officials are warning that they'll be dispatching fewer trained election observers as a result of a Supreme Court opin ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Cary Village Board considers public comment policy for village meetings

    CARY – The Cary Village Board is considering adopting a public comment policy that would apply to village meetings.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Sparks fly over McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin's contract

    WOODSTOCK – Approval of an extended contract for county Administrator Peter Austin caused some turmoil Tuesday night on the McHenry County Board.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Woodstock City Council OKs $32,000 purchase of police body cameras

    WOODSTOCK – City police officers soon will add body cameras to their uniforms in a move intended to increase transparency and add a layer of support f ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • From top to bottom, here are the races awaiting McHenry County voters on the ballot

    Voters have a lot to decide Nov. 8, besides the most contentious and unusual presidential race in modern memory.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of Oct. 17

    Monday, Oct. 17McHenry City Council: 7 p.m., McHenry City Hall, 333 S. Green St.Tuesday, Oct. 18Algo ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • The U.S. says you can now bring back 100 Cuban cigars and several bottles of rum

    The Obama administration announced Friday it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back f ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:05 am
  • Medicare unveils far-reaching overhaul of doctors' pay

    WASHINGTON – Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it pays doctors and other clinicians. Compensation for medical professionals w ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Woodstock's first police dog Brinx dies

    WOODSTOCK – Brinx, Woodstock’s first police dog, died Wednesday at age 11, the police department announced Thursday.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Woodstock to get home-rule status after special census counts population at 25,000+

    WOODSTOCK – The city’s population has exceeded 25,000, which qualifies Woodstock as a home-rule community, according to preliminary results from a spe ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Developer seeks approval for housing complex in unincorporated Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A public hearing about a proposed housing development in unincorporated Huntley continued Wednesday, with residents voicing concern about a ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Lake in the Hills considers implementing tax on ‘nonparticipative amusement’

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – People going to see a movie in Lake in the Hills could see an increase in ticket prices if village officials enact an amusement ta ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • Algonquin receives Local Transformer Award for use of intergovernmental agreements

    ALGONQUIN – The village of Algonquin has been recognized with the 2016 Local Transformer Award for its use of innovative intergovernmental agreements ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:14 am
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