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  • Assessment publications enter final stretch

    Property owners in two McHenry County townships have about one more week to appeal their assessments if they so choose.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Ex-Sen. Roland Burris an issue in Chicago trial

    CHICAGO – An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a fed ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Opponents to McHenry County RV rules, horse racing prevail at McHenry County Board meeting

    WOODSTOCK – The proposed McHenry County Unified Development Ordinance will go easy on recreational vehicle owners and hard on horse racing events.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:12 am
  • Algonquin nears tax increment financing district, revenue sharing votes

    ALGONQUIN – The proposed tax increment financing district is scheduled to be voted on by the Village Board next month, along with an agreement that ca ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • McHenry County budget on track, budget policy delayed

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board likely will end up approving a budget development policy for 2015 just before its approval of the budget itself.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Harvard to suspend electrical aggregation, higher electricity bills expected

    HARVARD – Residents next month should start expecting higher electricity bills. Harvard plans to su ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner differ over ‘common sense’ on guns

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner both endorse what they call “common sense” in gun laws, but disagree over what that mean ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Those changing health law numbers

    WASHINGTON – Call it health care law numerology.The Obama administration has had to revise and refin ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

    WASHINGTON – Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling th ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Pentagon: U.S., partners begin airstrikes in Syria

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, exp ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Libertarian could help tip Illinois governor race

    SPRINGFIELD – The Libertarian running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance of winning the November election, but he could play a sign ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • GOP’s Rauner gets another $1M from hedge fund CEO

    SPRINGFIELD – A Chicago hedge fund manager has donated another $1 million to GOP Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner, according to state campaign ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Committee nixes McHenry County Board restructuring

    WOODSTOCK – A committee sees no need to recommend altering the number of McHenry County Board members and districts after the next U.S. Census.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Cary to continue chicken debate

    CARY – Village officials in Cary will continue on with the backyard chicken discussion and plan to have a public open house.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Huntley continues Sun City taxi service through 2014

    HUNTLEY – Seniors in Sun City Huntley who use the village’s temporary taxi service will pay $2 more in fares on Oct. 1.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:10 pm
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