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  • McHenry County clerk, treasurer reflect on years of service

    WOODSTOCK – A phone call from a friend in October 1959 changed the life of recent Woodstock High School graduate Kathie Cross.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Developer considering senior affordable housing project in Cary

    CARY – An Ohio-based development company has begun researching the possibility of building a senior housing development along Three Oaks Road with the ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Algonquin prepares annual tax levy with no increase

    ALGONQUIN – The village plans to keep its tax levy the same amount as last year. Algonquin trustees ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Algonquin considers telecommunications tax increase on phones

    ALGONQUIN – Residents’ phone bills might go up. Village officials proposed increasing the town’s te ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Obama, Xi look to highlight areas of agreement

    BEIJING – President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to play down points of tension between their two nations Wednesday, unveiling ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Ryan move to Ways and Means won’t preclude ‘16 bid

    WASHINGTON – Unbothered by suggestions it could preclude a presidential campaign, Rep. Paul Ryan is on track to be tapped to lead Congress’ main tax-w ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner attend Chicago Veterans Day event

    CHICAGO – An event honoring a Chicago alderman who was awarded three Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star drew the state’s top elected officials on Tuesday ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • VA chief vows renewed focus on customer service

    WASHINGTON – On the eve of Veterans Day, the Veterans Affairs Department announced a reorganization Monday designed to make it easier for veterans to ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Congress returns for lame-duck session

    WASHINGTON – Congress returns to Washington this week for a lame-duck session to try and clean up a lengthy roster of unfinished business, even as jub ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Obama rejects notion of breakthrough with North Korea

    BEIJING – President Barack Obama is squelching speculation that the release of two Americans held in North Korea might pave the way for a new round of ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • GOP Rauner says he's meeting with legislators

    CHICAGO – Illinois Governor-elect Bruce Rauner said he's meeting with every member of the General Assembly.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Ethics code for appointees on the way to McHenry County Board

    WOODSTOCK – Appointees to the McHenry County Board’s numerous subordinate commissions likely will be bound by a code of conduct starting next year.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Property tax assessment appeal clock starts for Grafton Township

    The clock has started for property owners in Grafton Township to appeal their property assessments if they so choose.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Fox River Grove sets property tax levy amount

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Village trustees have determined their tax levy amount for the next set of property tax bills.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Huntley residents' trash, recycling costs to be cheaper

    HUNTLEY – When Huntley residents take out the trash next year, they’ll do so at a cheaper monthly rate, as part of a seven-year contract extension the ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 11:23 pm
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