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  • 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
  • Candidates look to succeed Mike Tryon in the 66th Illinois House District

    Republican candidate Allen Skillicorn and Democratic candidate Nancy Zettler are running to succeed Rep. Michael Tryon as representative for the 66th ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Consulting firm identifies potential uses for Woodstock Old Courthouse

    WOODSTOCK – Possibilities for the Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House on the Woodstock Square are endless, but funding an overhaul will prove challengi ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Woodstock concerned with rising pension costs, financial sustainability

    WOODSTOCK – Police pension costs will rise 22 percent in the upcoming year, and city officials are concerned about financial sustainability.
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • 4 running to be the voice of rural McHenry County Board District 6

    Two Republican and two Democratic candidates are running for two open seats representing McHenry County Board District 6.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Cary Village Board OKs Sage Parkway closure to allow for business' expansion

    CARY – The Cary Village Board unanimously approved Sage Products’ request to vacate a village road, Sage Parkway, to make room for the business’ 27-ac ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Tax burden a major concern for McHenry County Board District 5 candidates

    An incumbent Republican, a familiar Democrat and two newcomers are running for two open seats representing McHenry County Board District 5.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Cary Village Board agrees to consider new mining proposal for Meyer Material

    CARY – Less than a year after the Cary Village Board voted down a request from Meyer Material Co. to continue mining its quarry near Route 31, trustee ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:47 pm
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