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  • Endorsement: McHenry County State's Attorney: Patrick Kenneally

    McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi won’t be seeking a fourth term and has handed his political support to Assistant State’s Attorney Patrick ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Endorsement: Illinois House District 63: Steven Reick

    State Rep. Jack Franks decided not to seek another term for the 63rd House District seat he has held since 1999, leaving the door open for two new con ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: Illinois House District 66: Allen Skillicorn

    Republican state Rep. Mike Tryon announced in June 2015 that he would not seek re-election, ending a 12-year run in the General Assembly.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: Illinois Senate District 26: Dan McConchie

    Dan Duffy resigned his 26th Illinois Senate District seat earlier this year to take a job as president and CEO of Prevent Child Abuse America, a Chica ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: Illinois Senate District 32: Pam Althoff

    State Sen. Pam Althoff, R-McHenry, has been a known quantity in McHenry County politics and community service for a quarter of a century. She is runni ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsements: 14th Congressional District: Randy Hultgren

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, has represented Illinois’ 14th Congressional district since 2011. He faces a Nov. 8 re-election challenge from D ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsements: 6th Congressional District: Peter Roskam

    U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, is seeking his sixth term representing Illinois’ 6th Congressional District. He is facing a challenge from Democrat ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 8:49 am
  • Our view: Support local non-profits through United Way

    The United Way of Greater McHenry County recently kicked off its fundraising hoping to raise about $150,000 more than the little more than $1 million ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: No reason not to vote

    As of Thursday, there are 40 days left until Nov. 8, otherwise known this year as Election Day.But y ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Policy takes backseat to attacks

    Recent polls have shown that more than half the electorate holds a negative view of both Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteers make a big difference

    Thumbs up: To all of the churches and church volunteers who host and have hosted McHenry County PADS overnight shelters for the homeless. Because the ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Training young drivers on traffic stops

    A new state law will require student drivers to be instructed on what to do and what not to do when they are pulled over by police.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
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