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  • U.S. House race for Illinois 6th District: Peter Roskam going for 5th term against Michael Mason

    Republican Peter Roskam said he wants another term in the U.S. House to continue the work he’s started to get the economy back on track. Democratic op ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board taps new executive director

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A familiar face to the county mental health community will take the reins of the McHenry County Mental Health Board.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves Unified Development Ordinance in 16-2 vote

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved its Unified Development Ordinance, ending a process that began almost four years and 128 meetings and he ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves Unified Development Ordinance in 16-2 vote

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved its Unified Development Ordinance, ending a process that began almost four years and 128 meetings and he ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:46 pm
  • Supreme Court weighs teeth-whitening antitrust case

    WASHINGTON – Teeth-bleaching isn't brain surgery, although the Supreme Court seemed to find a link between the two in an antitrust case argued Tuesday ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Proposed Illinois school funding formula would affect McHenry County, lawmakers and officials warn

    McHENRY – A proposed school funding formula would be devastating to the collar counties and their school districts, one state legislator told local sc ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Cary gets grant to help with Sunset, Crest flooding problems

    CARY – Residents at Sunset and Crest drives may see some flooding relief. Cary has been awarded mor ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Election Central 2014

    Welcome to your source for up-to-the-minute election results, candidate profiles, editorial questi ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • McHenry County Board District 5 race: Candidates focus on Route 47 corridor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Improving transportation infrastructure, especially the Route 47 corridor, is the most pressing priority for the three candidates runni ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Illinois 52nd House District candidates focus on taxes, pension reform

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Voters in the Illinois 52nd House District will choose either Republican incumbent David McSweeney or Democratic challenger Robert Down ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Despite demands, Syria no-fly zone a no-go for U.S.

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is boxed in by its promise to limit U.S. military engagement against Islamic State extremists, making it tough t ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry County Board District 4: 2 newcomers vie with incumbent for 2 seats

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A longtime Republican incumbent and two newcomers – one Republican and one Democratic challenger – are running for two open seats on Di ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • McHenry County Board chairwoman enters rehab after arrest on DUI suspicion

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill is taking a monthlong leave of absence after her arrest early Friday morning on suspicion of dri ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • McHenry County Board District 3 candidates talk taxes, UDO, roads, accountability

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three people familiar to voters are running for two open four-year terms in District 3 of the McHenry County Board.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Algonquin adopts downtown TIF district

    ALGONQUIN – A tax increment financing district has been adopted by the village. The Algonquin Villag ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:56 pm
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