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  • Cary to move forward with multimillion-dollar Metra station as planned

    CARY – The Village Board has decided to continue moving forward with the Metra station improvement project as planned, overruling two trustees who arg ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Bull Valley to consider allowing video gaming machines in village

    BULL VALLEY – The village of Bull Valley will consider allowing video gaming machines on a trial basis.
    April 25, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of April 25

    Monday, April 25The Huntley Plan Commission has been canceled.McHenry City Council: 7 p.m., McHenry ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Bill enabling high school-community college dual credit partnerships advances to Senate

    Legislation that would help high schools and community colleges create an opportunity for students to graduate with an associate degree passed the Ill ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Huntley trustees balk at Village Inn's request for extra renovation funding

    HUNTLEY – Village Inn owner Bill Galanis will go back to the drawing board with his exterior renovation plans after village trustees balked at his fun ...
    April 25, 2016 - 6:56 pm
  • McHenry County zoning board considers renewing permits for gravel pit

    WOODSTOCK — Owners of a 204-acre property located about a mile south of Kishwaukee Valley Road and South Rose Farm Road in Seneca Township are applyin ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Marengo council to review procedures after wastewater treatment plant incident

    MARENGO – A recent incident at the Marengo wastewater treatment plant has prompted the city to address what Marengo Mayor Donald Lockhart called “chai ...
    April 23, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Woodstock police expect better coverage, cost savings from new radio system

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department will be moving to a new radio system that is expected to have better coverage and save the city money in t ...
    April 23, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Cary park on Meyer Material site likely to cost $8 million, village official says

    CARY – The previously presented plan for a park to eventually be built on the Meyer Material site along Route 31 likely would cost $8 million to $8.5 ...
    April 23, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Kane County governments weigh in on Longmeadow Parkway as construction begins

    ALGONQUIN – As construction on the first phase of Longmeadow Parkway began this week, governmental bodies in northern Kane County weighed in on the me ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • David McSweeney bill to eliminate lieutenant governor passes Illinois House

    A joint resolution proposing to eliminate the office of lieutenant governor passed through the Illinois House of Representatives by a 95-10 vote Frida ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • McHenry County lawmakers differ on bill to fund universities

    SPRINGFIELD – Many Illinois legislative leaders are praising a short-term plan to help struggling universities during the budget impasse, though both ...
    April 22, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • Illinois elections board IDs McHenry County 2016 primary problems

    The issues that plagued the March 15 primary in McHenry County might have led to some eligible voters not casting their ballots, according to the Illi ...
    April 22, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • State Rep. Jack Franks' property tax relief bill passes Illinois House

    Property tax relief for Illinois homeowners who live in non-home rule communities is a step closer to reality.
    April 22, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Woodstock's video gaming revenue to go toward economic development, cultural programs

    WOODSTOCK – Video gaming revenue that Woodstock receives now will be designated toward promoting the marketing and economic development of the city an ...
    April 24, 2016 - 12:12 am
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