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  • McHenry County Board fills Human Resources Committee, ending impasse

    WOODSTOCK – More than two months after sparing it from consolidation, the McHenry County Board finally has members on its Human Resources Committee.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:56 am
  • What happens if Trump pulls transgender bathroom guidance?

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathroo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:06 am
  • 'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

    CATLETTSBURG, Ky. – While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesavin ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:05 am
  • County Board to take another shot at filling Human Resources Committee

    WOODSTOCK – An ad hoc McHenry County Board committee took another shot late Tuesday afternoon at filling a Human Resources Committee that has been vac ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • President Trump taps military strategist H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Fl ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • Vice President Mike Pence tries to reassure anxious Europeans on U.S. support

    BRUSSELS – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and it ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Trump's revised travel ban targets same Muslim-majority countries

    WASHINGTON – A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and e ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • McHenry County website to make ordinance lookup easier

    WOODSTOCK – Trying to find a particular ordinance on the McHenry County government website can be like trying to navigate a maze.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Algonquin recognized for excellence in financial reporting

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 13th consecutive year for its compre ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Lake in the Hills employees recognized by American Public Works Association

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Two Lake in the Hills Public Works Department employees were recognized by the American Public Works Association Chicago Chapter. 
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry County Board expected to weigh in on electronic voting rules

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board’s new electronic voting system will officially go live Tuesday, if board members approve changes to the rules to ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • President Trump weighs mobilizing 100,000 National Guard troops for immigration roundups

    The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Robert Harward turns Trump down for national security adviser job

    WASHINGTON – Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to be President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, the latest blow to a n ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • McHenry County Board gets pep talk from U.K. ambassador

    WOODSTOCK – Before embarking on its long-term planning meeting, the McHenry County Board got a rare pep talk from Her Majesty’s Government.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:30 am
  • President Trump seeks to end legal fight with revised travel ban

    SAN FRANCISCO – President Donald Trump's administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants an end to the legal fight over its ban on travele ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 3:41 pm
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