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  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Nicole Pavoris, candidate for District 155 school board

    Name: Nicole M. PavorisAge: 46Town: CaryOffice sought: Community High School District 155 school boa ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • League of Women Voters to host forum for McHenry County College Board of Trustees candidates

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The League of Women Voters of McHenry County will be hosting a forum for McHenry County College Board of Trustees candidates. 
    March 21, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Lake in the Hills expected to appoint new village administrator Thursday

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Although both Lake in the Hills village president candidates said firing Village Administrator Doug Petroshius will be costly, the ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Arnold: Q&A with United Way of Greater McHenry County Executive Director Carole Peters

    On Feb. 20, United Way of Greater McHenry County had the pleasure of welcoming a new face to our team, longtime Marengo resident Carole Peters.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Illinois teachers' pension spiking continues despite $130 billion deficit

    With an unfunded Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System liability estimated at $71.4 billion, taxpayers might think school boards across the state are r ...
    March 21, 2017 - 1:33 pm
  • Woodstock Police Department arrests two in connection with car burglaries

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department has arrested two men in connection with car burglaries and a report of a stolen vehicle.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:28 am
  • GiGi's Playhouse education center in McHenry celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

    McHENRY – For Crystal Lake resident Allison Mueller, Tuesday marks an important day. Tuesday is World Down Syndrome Day.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • 3 candidates seeking mayoral seat in Marengo participate in election forum

    MARENGO – The city’s water and a proposed Interstate 90 interchange were key topics at the municipal candidates forum Thursday at Marengo High School.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Linda Liddell, candidate for McHenry County College Board

    Name: Linda LiddellTown: Crystal LakeOffice sought: McHenry County College Board1) What skills, qual ...
    March 20, 2017 - 5:27 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: David Schenk, candidate for McHenry County College Board

    Name: David SchenkTown: Marengo TownshipOffice sought: Board of Trustees McHenry County College1) Wh ...
    March 20, 2017 - 5:27 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Thomas Allen, candidate for McHenry County College Board

    Name: Thomas AllenAge: 61Town: LakewoodOffice sought: Trustee McHenry County College 1) What skills, ...
    March 20, 2017 - 5:27 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Diane Evertsen, candidate for McHenry County College Board

    Name: Diane EvertsenAge: 72Town: HarvardOffice Sought: McHenry County Trustee1.  What skills, qualit ...
    March 20, 2017 - 5:27 pm
  • PHOTOS: Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day

    On Saturday, GiGi’s Playhouse in McHenry held a special event to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day and educate people on what Down syndrome is. Saturd ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • Welcome to McHenry County's 2017 Election Central

    Welcome to your source for up-to-the-minute election news, candidate profiles, candidate questionnaires and more.
    March 22, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • PHOTOS: Pictures of the Week

    Northwest Herald photographers and editors chose some of the most compelling images from the past week.
    March 20, 2017 - 1:15 am
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