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  • Our View: McHenry Mayor: Wayne Jett

    McHenry is fortunate to have two strong candidates seeking to lead the city after Mayor Sue Low decided not to seek another term.
    March 26, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Woodstock mayor: Brian Sager

    There’s a lot of interest in the Woodstock mayor’s seat this year where challengers Michael Rein and Gregg Hanson are taking on longtime incumbent Bri ...
    March 26, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Finally some good news for former Motorola site

    Thumbs-up: To Edward Harvard Holdings LLC, which plans to start manufacturing smartphones at the Motorola campus in Harvard. The company’s application ...
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Gambling expansion is no solution

    Thumbs-down: To gambling expansion is yet another nonsolution to Illinois budget woes. There certainly are problems with what’s been described as a gr ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:11 am
  • Our View: Consolidation movement gaining steam

    It’s hard to know what to make of voter moods when only about seven percent of registered voters came out for a primary election that, locally, only f ...
    March 6, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Our View: Woodstock Route 47 widening is vital

    While we understand there are concerns with a $78 million plan to widen Route 47 through Woodstock, this project needs to happen, and it should have h ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:35 pm
  • Our View: Real help from poverty realized

    Thumbs-up: To the Hope Takes Action program, which helps people living in long-term poverty become self-sufficient. Six McHenry County participants gr ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:34 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you know anyone who has been affected by opioid abuse?