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  • Woodstock lawyer touts experience in McHenry County State's Attorney race

    Woodstock-based attorney Jim Harrison says his "vast and wide" experience is what sets he and his opponent apart in the race for McHenry County state' ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District proposes $27.1 million 2017 budget

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Conservation District Board has proposed a 2017 budget with a slightly lower tax levy.
    April 29, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • American Legion members question higher Lake in the Hills video gaming fees

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Members of the Lake in the Hills American Legion Post 1231 questioned the village's new video gaming rules at Tuesday's Committee ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • McHenry County's Valley Hi capital plan not a plan to spend down reserve, administrator says

    WOODSTOCK – An ongoing capital plan for Valley Hi Nursing Home is not a mad race to spend down its large budget surplus, its administrator said.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • House GOP leader: No help for Puerto Rico before deadline

    WASHINGTON – Congress will not act to help debt-ridden Puerto Rico ahead of a May 1 deadline when nearly half-a-billion dollars in bond payments come ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • Huntley Village Board to vote on creek relocation plan near Sun City

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board will vote this week on whether to advance conceptual plans to reroute a creek bisecting the property at the northwest corn ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Advisory referendum to shrink size of McHenry County Board advances

    WOODSTOCK – A nonbinding question asking voters if they would like to shrink the size of the McHenry County Board is again on the move toward placemen ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Cary to move forward with multimillion-dollar Metra station as planned

    CARY – The Village Board has decided to continue moving forward with the Metra station improvement project as planned, overruling two trustees who arg ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Bull Valley to consider allowing video gaming machines in village

    BULL VALLEY – The village of Bull Valley will consider allowing video gaming machines on a trial basis.
    April 25, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of April 25

    Monday, April 25The Huntley Plan Commission has been canceled.McHenry City Council: 7 p.m., McHenry ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Bill enabling high school-community college dual credit partnerships advances to Senate

    Legislation that would help high schools and community colleges create an opportunity for students to graduate with an associate degree passed the Ill ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Huntley trustees balk at Village Inn's request for extra renovation funding

    HUNTLEY – Village Inn owner Bill Galanis will go back to the drawing board with his exterior renovation plans after village trustees balked at his fun ...
    April 25, 2016 - 6:56 pm
  • McHenry County zoning board considers renewing permits for gravel pit

    WOODSTOCK — Owners of a 204-acre property located about a mile south of Kishwaukee Valley Road and South Rose Farm Road in Seneca Township are applyin ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Marengo council to review procedures after wastewater treatment plant incident

    MARENGO – A recent incident at the Marengo wastewater treatment plant has prompted the city to address what Marengo Mayor Donald Lockhart called “chai ...
    April 23, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Woodstock police expect better coverage, cost savings from new radio system

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department will be moving to a new radio system that is expected to have better coverage and save the city money in t ...
    April 23, 2016 - 11:38 pm
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