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  • 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
  • Cary park on Meyer Material site likely to cost $8 million, village official says

    CARY – The previously presented plan for a park to eventually be built on the Meyer Material site along Route 31 likely would cost $8 million to $8.5 ...
    April 23, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Kane County governments weigh in on Longmeadow Parkway as construction begins

    ALGONQUIN – As construction on the first phase of Longmeadow Parkway began this week, governmental bodies in northern Kane County weighed in on the me ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • David McSweeney bill to eliminate lieutenant governor passes Illinois House

    A joint resolution proposing to eliminate the office of lieutenant governor passed through the Illinois House of Representatives by a 95-10 vote Frida ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • McHenry County lawmakers differ on bill to fund universities

    SPRINGFIELD – Many Illinois legislative leaders are praising a short-term plan to help struggling universities during the budget impasse, though both ...
    April 22, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • Illinois elections board IDs McHenry County 2016 primary problems

    The issues that plagued the March 15 primary in McHenry County might have led to some eligible voters not casting their ballots, according to the Illi ...
    April 22, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • State Rep. Jack Franks' property tax relief bill passes Illinois House

    Property tax relief for Illinois homeowners who live in non-home rule communities is a step closer to reality.
    April 22, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Woodstock's video gaming revenue to go toward economic development, cultural programs

    WOODSTOCK – Video gaming revenue that Woodstock receives now will be designated toward promoting the marketing and economic development of the city an ...
    April 24, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Illinois bill allows police dogs to remain with K-9 officers after retirement

    Rocky is a trained K-9 by day and McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Paul Cosman’s four-legged best friend by night.
    April 21, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Cary OKs affordable housing project for seniors on Three Oaks Road

    CARY – The Village Board approved a 62-unit affordable senior housing development at the southwest corner of Three Oaks Road and Feinberg Drive by a 4 ...
    April 22, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Illinois overpays McHenry County taxing bodies $1.3 million

    Several McHenry County taxing bodies were overpaid a collective $1.3 million because of a state misallocation of Personal Property Replacement Tax Fun ...
    April 21, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • McHenry County settles union lawsuit over 'Turnaround Agenda' vote for $25K

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board on Tuesday pulled its symbolic support of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s effort to turn Illinois around in order to settle a ...
    April 21, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • State Rep. Jack Franks bill to stop gerrymandering in Illinois advances

    A bill that would change how state legislative district boundaries are drawn was approved in committee and will move on to the Illinois House for cons ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Senate President John Cullerton drops idea to tax miles driven to finance roads

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate president says he will not pursue a proposal to pay for road construction by taxing motorists by the miles they driv ...
    April 19, 2016 - 8:36 am
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