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  • Patrick Kenneally sworn in as McHenry County state's attorney

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office officially has its top position filled with Thursday’s swearing in of Patrick Kenneally.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • President-elect Donald Trump visits Carrier plant; Indiana offers $7 million in incentives for Carrier to stay

    INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself Thursday at a Carrier plant in Indiana, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant op ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Illinois House passes Rep. Mike Tryon's legislation on healthy eating assistance

    The Illinois House approved outgoing state Rep. Mike Tryon’s final piece of legislation Wednesday.Se ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • 3 McHenry County townships to hold GOP primaries in February

    Three township Republican organizations with contested township races in the April 4 election have decided to have voters choose the candidates in a p ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • McHenry County state lawmakers claim victory in lame-duck tax increase fight

    The odds of a lame-duck income tax increase, already pretty remote, became even more of a long shot with a significant majority of Illinois House lawm ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Donald Trump says he's leaving businesses to avoid conflicts

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he's leaving his business empire to focus on being the nation's 45th president, declaring he ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Richard Solarz named new Marengo police chief

    MARENGO – Richard Solarz has been named Marengo’s newest chief of police after 24 years with the department.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 6:59 pm
  • McSweeney, Franks warn of lame-duck tax increase, showcase opposing bills

    Two McHenry County lawmakers said they will consider it a success if the separate bills they have filed in Springfield during the last days of session ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Flag burning, protected by the constitution, comes under fire in Donald Trump tweet

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday that anyone who burns an American flag should face unspecified "consequences," such as jail or ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 9:42 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump won the presidency but lost the popular vote

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's tweets can't erase the reality that he lost the popular vote in this month's election, according to The Associated Press' ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • Marengo Council nixes downtown liquor store; Taco Bell coming to city

    MARENGO – Marengo Council members nixed the idea of a downtown liquor store, but aldermen said they were excited about the possibility of a Taco Bell ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • McHenry County lawmakers to unveil effort to fight attempts at lame-duck tax increase

    Two local lawmakers – one Democrat and one Republican – will unveil their effort Tuesday to fight any attempt at raising taxes during the lame-duck se ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • President-elect Donald Trump charges, without any evidence, that millions voted illegally

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump is claiming, without evidence, that millions of people voted illegally in the election he won, issuing the bas ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 9:01 am
  • McHenry County Public Access for week of Nov. 28

    Monday, Nov. 28Huntley Plan Commission: 6:30 p.m., Huntley Village Hall, 10987 Main St.Monday's meet ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Algonquin trustees hear plans for Dunkin' Donuts on West Algonquin Road

    ALGONQUIN – Construction on a new Dunkin’ Donuts in Algonquin could start as early as this spring.Th ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:41 am
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