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  • McHenry County Board ends planning software contract

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board pulled the plug on a software contract that county staff alleges has gone far over deadline.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Cary changes brush collection services

    CARY – The village has changed the way it's collecting brush. The Cary Village Board on Tuesday appr ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Bill to address veterans' suicides heads to White House

    WASHINGTON – A bill aimed at reducing a suicide epidemic among military veterans is on its way to the president for his signature.
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Cary plans $1.5 million in road resurfacing as part of capital plan

    CARY – Village officials are looking at carrying out $1.5 million worth of road resurfacing this year as part of their capital improvement program.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Illinois State of the State: Things to watch in Rauner's address

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner has a chance to fill in the details on his plans for fixing the state's many problems when he addresses the General Assemb ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • Job creation takes center stage in chairman's State of McHenry County Address

    WOODSTOCK – Creating an environment that encourages creation of good-paying jobs should be the top priority for the McHenry County Board, new Chairman ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • State runs out of money for subsidized day care program

    CHICAGO – Illinois officials are warning parents and providers that the state has run out of money to pay for a subsidized day care program.
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Illinois Democrats content to wait for Rauner proposals

    SPRINGFIELD – In the inevitable chess game unfolding in the state Capitol this year over how to fix the state’s woeful budget, Democratic lawmakers sa ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Christie: Parents deserve measure of choice on vaccinations

    CAMBRIDGE, England – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday parents should have some choice on whether to vaccinate their children, a position he' ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Lawmakers target 'golden parachutes' after college buyout

    CHICAGO – Republican lawmakers are targeting so-called "golden parachutes" after College of DuPage trustees approved a $762,000 buyout package for the ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Rauner issues medical marijuana licenses after review

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner awarded licenses Monday to dozens of medical marijuana businesses across the state after conducting an internal r ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • McHenry County watching bill to roll back jury pay increase

    Proposed legislation could free Illinois county boards from the burden of a new law upping most jury pay to $50 a day, but only by putting the decisio ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Immigrants could wait until 2019 to have cases resolved

    SAN ANTONIO – Thousands of immigrants seeking legalization through the U.S. court system have had their hearings canceled and are being told by the go ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • Fact Check: Rauner arguments for reform don’t all add up

    CHICAGO – As he prepares to deliver his first State of the State address, Gov. Bruce Rauner has been traveling Illinois previewing what are expected t ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:12 pm
  • Algonquin planning capital projects for 2015-16 fiscal year

    ALGONQUIN – About $8.2 million worth of capital projects and engineering costs are planned for Algonquin’s 2015-16 fiscal year, which begins May 1.
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:43 pm
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