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  • Crystal Lake City Council annexes D'Andrea, minus liquor license restriction

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council annexed a well-known banquet hall into the city, and without a planned restriction on its liquor license.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • Cary village administrator leaving for top spot in Libertyville

    CARY – Cary Village Administrator Christopher Clark has been chosen for the same position in Libertyville.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Algonquin bans video gaming cafes from village

    ALGONQUIN – Video gaming cafes, or establishments that have a major focus on video gaming and alcohol, will not be allowed in Algonquin.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • McHenry County Board approves budget and levy, rejects abolishing Valley Hi levy

    WOODSTOCK – A last-minute attempt by several McHenry County Board members to eliminate the levy for Valley Hi Nursing Home for the next county governm ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Without blind trust, Donald Trump's businesses could create conflicts

    NEW YORK – Asked on TV earlier this year whether a President Donald Trump would ever mix politics with business, his eldest son, Donald Jr., said ther ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Early sign-ups for health care law are steady, but no surge

    WASHINGTON – A little more than 1 million people renewed health coverage or signed up for the first time through HealthCare.gov around the start of op ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • President-elect Donald Trump pushes back amid signs of strain in transition

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump rejected claims of chaos and infighting straining his transition, declaring that he is running a "very organiz ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Woodstock considers mural for area near Square

    WOODSTOCK – City officials want to pursue adding a mural to a wall near the historic Woodstock Square.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • President Obama: World leaders must heed people's economic fears

    ATHENS, Greece – Drawing a broad lesson from the election of Donald Trump, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that world leaders need to pay attentio ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 12:59 pm
  • Crystal Lake City Council to vote on annexing D'Andrea, tweaking liquor ordinance

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council is expected to take another step Tuesday evening toward its goal of annexing all pockets of unincorporated land surrou ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Marengo City Council agrees to pay portion of tax levy to cemetery board

    MARENGO – The city will pay the Marengo Cemetery Board a portion of its requested tax levy despite rising police pension costs and financial uncertain ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Village of Algonquin to vote on estimated property tax levy

    ALGONQUIN – The village of Algonquin is expecting to decrease its portion of property tax bills for 2016, Assistant Village Manager Mike Kumbera said.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • McHenry County Recorder-elect Joe Tirio to focus on eliminating position

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Recorder-elect Joe Tirio watched last Tuesday’s election results with what he called an “otherworldly” detachment – after m ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • President-elect Donald Trump set to roll back President Obama's policies on energy, environment

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump is considering an oil billionaire and a North Dakota lawmaker for top posts as he moves to roll back Preside ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 3:03 pm
  • Catholic bishops ask President-elect Donald Trump for humane immigration policies

    BALTIMORE – The nation's Roman Catholic bishops, meeting just days after Donald Trump was elected president, urged him Monday to adopt humane policies ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 11:08 am
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