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  • Democrats will field a candidate for McHenry County Board chairman

    The Democratic Party of McHenry County will be slating a candidate to run for County Board chairman.
    May 12, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Woodstock starting construction on $1M storm sewer project in flood-prone area

    WOODSTOCK – Prep work for construction is expected to start this week on an estimated $1 million storm sewer project aimed at reducing flooding in a n ...
    May 11, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • GOP demanding answers from Facebook on trending links to conservative political stories

    WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Tuesday demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conserva ...
    May 10, 2016 - 2:28 pm
  • Cary mulls grants for 8 events, including $10,000 for Main Street Fest

    CARY – Village staff are mulling how to split up the $30,000 designated for its Community Grant Program between the eight events that applied for fund ...
    May 10, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Obama allies use Donald Trump to press GOP on Supreme Court nominee

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Proponents of President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee believe they have a new winning argument to get the Republican-led Sen ...
    May 9, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of May 9

    Monday Algonquin Planning & Zoning Commission: 7:30 p.m., Ganek Municipal Center, 2200 Harnish Driv ...
    May 9, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Cary picks Chicago design firm for Metra station improvements

    CARY – Chicago’s Muller & Muller Ltd., a design firm with experience planning commuter stations with site constraints, will design the planned multimi ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Lakemoor zoning board considering plan for Route 120 mining, fill site

    LAKEMOOR – Residents living near the former mining site at 1205 W. Route 120 are concerned about a company’s plan to reopen the site as a mining and f ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Huntley may seek funding for bike path extensions, downtown parking

    HUNTLEY – The village will look into four possibilities, including two bike path extensions, median landscaping and added downtown parking, for a poss ...
    May 7, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Algonquin official predicts 'total chaos' if Randall Road widening project killed

    ALGONQUIN – After the McHenry County Board’s latest discussion about the long-planned Randall Road widening, Algonquin Village President John Schmitt ...
    May 9, 2016 - 1:20 pm
  • Future of roundabout near Woodstock North High School in limbo

    WOODSTOCK – The proposed improvement of Randall Road isn’t the only McHenry County Board road project to be stuck in a legislative traffic jam.
    May 7, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Fox River Grove OKs business district study for proposed banquet hall

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A proposal for a 15,000-square-foot banquet facility along Route 14 is one step closer to reality after the village approved a busin ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • McHenry County Board approves MCCD's 2017 budget over objections

    WOODSTOCK – The existence of a police force operated by the McHenry County Conservation District again proved to be a sticking point for some members ...
    May 5, 2016 - 6:44 pm
  • Woodstock to consider home rule policy similar to Downers Grove

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Council has agreed to put together a policy that would outline guidelines for the city when it becomes home rule.
    May 5, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • Cary officials worry fractured dispatch could cause problems in emergencies

    CARY – The Village Board is considering whether to provide the Cary Fire Protection District with a "financial bridge" to prevent the district from sw ...
    May 6, 2016 - 11:58 pm
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