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  • Marengo council member's FOIA request causes costly fees

    MARENGO – The city will have to pay more than $7,000 in fees resulting from a council member’s Freedom of Information Act request related to Marengo’s ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • One-time projects increase McHenry County Board budget

    WOODSTOCK – While McHenry County government’s operating costs continue to shrink, a number of one-time expenses will increase its 2017 budget.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Harvard Mayor Jay Nolan resigns to start distillery

    HARVARD – Mayor Jay Nolan resigned from his post Tuesday after more than 11 years to start a distillery in town.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Marengo mulls Route 23, Interstate 90 interchange design

    MARENGO – City officials met to discuss a potential design for the future Route 23 and Interstate 90 interchange.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Prairie Ridge High School teacher put on leave after pro-Clinton video shown in class

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Prairie Ridge High School teacher has been put on paid administrative leave after showing a politically charged video and endorsing H ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:15 pm
  • Public access for week of Oct. 24 to Oct 28

    Monday• Huntley Plan Commission: 6:30 p.m., Huntley Village Hall, 10987 Main St.• McHenry Committee ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Cary zoning board gives positive recommendation for Meyer Material machine

    CARY – The Cary Board of Zoning, Planning and Appeals reviewed a petition from Meyer Material Co. at its meeting Thursday and made three recommendatio ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • McHenry County Board approves addendums to 2030 Comprehensive Plan

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved a task force’s additions to the 2030 Comprehensive Plan.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • 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
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