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  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Matthew Stauner, candidate for McHenry District 15 School Board (two-year term)

    Name: Matthew StaunerAge: 45Town: McHenryOffice sought: Board of Education District 15 McHenry (two- ...
    March 22, 2017 - 4:38 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Elaine M. Ramesh, candidate for Barrington Hills Village Board

    Name: Elaine M. RameshTown: Barrington HillsOffice sought: Trustee1) What skills, qualities or exper ...
    March 22, 2017 - 4:02 pm
  • Livestream: Cary Mayoral candidates answer questions from our editorial board

    On Wednesday, the candidates for Cary Mayor met with the Northwest Herald editorial board. We livestreamed it on Facebook and you can watch it here.
    March 22, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • At least 2 dead in car rampage, knife attack in London

    LONDON – A vehicle mowed down pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge, killing at least one woman and leaving others with injuries described as cat ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:54 pm
  • Video: McHenry Mayoral candidates take questions from the Northwest Herald editorial board

    Wednesday, March 22, the McHenry Mayoral candidates met with our editorial board to answer questions ...
    March 22, 2017 - 4:16 pm
  • Sears has "substantial doubt" about its future

    NEW YORK – Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open.
    March 22, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • AP Exclusive: Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of R ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • Crystal Lake police cite 29, arrest 1 during St. Patrick's Day crackdown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police stopped 36 vehicles for a variety of traffic violations during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend as part of a crackdown. The Crystal ...
    March 22, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • Johnsburg Educational Partnership Foundation plans 5K race, pet parade

    JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg Educational Partnership Foundation’s Sprint to Summer 5K Walk/Run and the “Paws in the Park Pet Parade” will be April 29 in ...
    March 22, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • Marengo alderman candidates talk city water, I-90 interchange project

    MARENGO – Four candidates will face off in Marengo’s City Council race April 4.Two incumbents are ru ...
    March 22, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Lakemoor lawyer suspended for misusing funds, neglecting client matters

    LAKEMOOR – A Lakemoor attorney is suspended for two years after she misused funds intended for security retainers and filing fees, and neglected eight ...
    March 22, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • McHenry County College trustee candidates talk layoffs, budget concerns at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The League of Women Voters of McHenry County hosted a forum for McHenry County College Board of Trustees candidates on Tuesday. This wa ...
    March 22, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Prairie Grove retired lieutenant general who helped lead TLS Veterans dies

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Retired Lt. Gen. Everett H. Pratt Jr. dedicated his time to helping others, whether it be his family, the village of Prairie Grove or ...
    March 22, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Woodstock man denies firing gun at dartboard during party

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man denied allegations that he fired a handgun at a dartboard during a party, damaging a neighbor’s vehicle.
    March 22, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Chicago teen apparently gang-raped on Facebook Live, police say

    CHICAGO – A 15-year-old Chicago girl was apparently sexually assaulted by five or six men or boys on Facebook Live, and none of the roughly 40 people ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
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