Government

  • Fox River Grove board calls for cell tower denial

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A proposed AT&T cellphone monopole at the Norge Ski Jump took a blow Thursday. Dur ...
    April 15, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Congress raises pressure on CIA in torture dispute

    WASHINGTON – Adding heat on the CIA, the Senate will investigate a computer network that contained a still-secret review of U.S. terror interrogations ...
    March 25, 2014 - 3:05 pm
  • Bill would waive hunting, fishing fees for Ill. seniors

    SPRINGFIELD – Legislation would waive hunting and fishing license fees for Illinois senior citizens.
    March 20, 2014 - 7:03 pm
  • McSweeney blasts Madigan's millionaires tax proposal

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan wants millionaires to pay a 3 percent surcharge for education.
    March 20, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • Obama orders new round of sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to intensify pressure on Russia, President Barack Obama on Thursday expanded U.S. economic sanctions against Moscow, targeting 20 ...
    March 20, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Hearings scheduled for county ordinance

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County has scheduled four public hearings for its proposed Unified Development Ordinance.
    April 10, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • State officials: Senate jobless bill is flawed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan Senate legislation to renew benefits for the long-term unemployed is unworkable, House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesda ...
    March 19, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • One incumbent ousted in races for County Board

    Republican voters on Tuesday sent one McHenry County Board incumbent home.Voters in rural District 6 ...
    March 19, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Voters to directly elect County Board chair

    Voters decided Tuesday that the power to elect the McHenry County Board chairman should rest with the public from now on.
    March 19, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Woodstock approves extra funds toward Old Courthouse dome

    WOODSTOCK –Rotted portions of the Old Courthouse cupola will require some unanticipated funds as the contractor restarts work on the structure as wea ...
    March 18, 2014 - 9:28 pm
  • Algonquin plans $39.9 million budget

    ALGONQUIN – The village has finalized its proposed $39.9 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The village board is scheduled to vote on the bu ...
    March 18, 2014 - 11:44 pm
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