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  • McHenry County police praise law requiring traffic stop education for new drivers

    New driver’s education students in Illinois will soon have another necessary – and possibly life-saving – lesson to learn.
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Fox River Grove trustees hears plans for County Line Road residential development

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The Fox River Grove Committee of the Whole agreed to move forward with plans for a residential development off County Line Road.  
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • McHenry County Board to appoint successor to former member Nick Provenzano

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board’s first order of business Tuesday evening will be to fill a vacancy to make itself whole through the election.
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • McHenry County recorder race dominated by question of its need

    The election for the otherwise mundane political office of McHenry County recorder has been made interesting by the question of whether it needs to co ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Lake in the Hills looking for special census workers

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills is looking for people to work as crew leaders, enumerators and clerical staff to help conduct a special census i ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:11 am
  • Algonquin Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce anticipates move to Algonquin village hall

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce is looking to move to Algonquin’s Ganek Municipal Center.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • GOP gains ground on Democrats in voter registration in key states

    WASHINGTON – Republicans have gained ground on Democrats in registering voters in three battleground states and kept their razor-thin advantage in Iow ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Lack of growth results in lack of changes to McHenry County 2030 Plan

    WOODSTOCK – A task force commissioned to revisit the McHenry County 2030 Comprehensive Plan has concluded that no revision is necessary, given the cou ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Lake in the Hills trustees oppose tax increment financing district feasibility study

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Trustees said “no” to a study that would have allowed the village to see whether a tax increment financing district was a feasible ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry mayor Susan Low says she won't run for re-election in April

    McHENRY – Susan Low’s long run as the mayor of McHenry is coming to an end, as she said she does not plan to run for re-election in April.
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Lakewood trustee to contribute his salary to new anti-tax effort

    LAKEWOOD – Trustee Paul Serwatka will now accept his salary as an elected official – to kick into a new political fund to fight for tax relief.
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Marengo seeks to limit bars in downtown area

    MARENGO – City officials want to limit the number of bars in Marengo’s downtown.The Marengo City Cou ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Cary hears plans for proposed residential development in West Lake subdivision

    CARY – A developer is looking to build more than 60 single-family homes in the West Lake subdivision in Cary – an area that hasn’t seen growth for abo ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Two candidates hope to be the first elected McHenry County Board chairman

    Two officeholders are running for the first election in which McHenry County voters will directly choose the County Board chairman.
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Huntley places moratorium on video gaming establishments to set new regulations

    HUNTLEY – The village of Huntley has placed a moratorium on video gaming establishments until Jan. 1 so it can establish new regulations for the machi ...
    Sept. 11, 2016 - 12:07 am
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