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  • 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
  • Hebron Village President John Jacobson not resigning after cocaine arrest

    HEBRON – At a packed Village Board meeting Monday, Hebron Village President John Jacobson said he was not resigning. 
    April 19, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Hebron to hold first board meeting since president's cocaine arrest

    HEBRON – Monday the Hebron Village Board will hold its first meeting since Village President John Jacobson’s arrest.
    April 18, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • McHenry County Public Access for week of April 18

    Monday, April 18Hebron Village Board meeting: 7 p.m., Hebron Village Hall, 12007 Prairie Ave.McHenry ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • State Rep. Jack Franks bill closing police, fire double-dipping loophole clears Illinois House

    A bill that would forbid retired public safety workers from working full-time local government jobs while continuing to draw their pensions cleared th ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger: Pay for officeholders to be delayed

    CHICAGO – Lawmakers from the governor on down will start waiting for their paychecks like others whose payments from the state have been delayed due t ...
    April 17, 2016 - 1:44 pm
  • Holiday Hills president, trustees feud over changed locks at Village Hall

    HOLIDAY HILLS – Village President Dan Drury’s decision to change the locks at Village Hall last month has led to the latest rift between him and sever ...
    April 17, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Marengo bar must surrender liquor license by end of April after violations

    MARENGO – After Harley D’z bar in Marengo violated the terms of its liquor license several times in the past few years, the business will have to surr ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • $95.5M Crystal Lake budget, Willow Creek Community Church plan on City Council agenda

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Approving its 2017 budget and giving the go-ahead for a local megachurch to relocate to the former Oak Industries building are on the a ...
    April 16, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary Village Board could vote on affordable senior housing project

    CARY – Two issues that have been discussed extensively by village officials in recent months will be entertained again at Tuesday’s Village Board meet ...
    April 16, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Marengo tables decision to increase water-sewer rates

    MARENGO – The decision on whether to raise Marengo residents’ water-sewer bills was tabled so the city could pull together other options on how to fil ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • McHenry County specialty courts feeling uncertainty of Illinois budget impasse

    WOODSTOCK – As the state of Illinois reaches 10 months without a budget, McHenry County specialty court officials are wondering how much longer they c ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:47 pm
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