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  • Fox River Grove opts to not build public works facility on County Line Road

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village is abandoning its plan to build a public works garage on County Line Road.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Major provisions of veterans health care bill

    A bill approved by Congress aims to alleviate delays many veterans have faced in getting treatment at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics and end t ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 2:49 pm
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board touts progress, reforms

    WOODSTOCK – A leaner, more accountable and more responsive McHenry County Mental Health Board introduced itself Tuesday to the County Board.
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Candidate résumé lists elected office not yet won

    An online résumé for McHenry County Board candidate Don Kopsell lists that he has held a County Board seat since March.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Cary administrator: Meyer needs to decide whether to request more time

    CARY – The ball is in Meyer Material's court as to whether it wants to formally petition for more time to mine, the Cary village administrator said.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Algonquin businesses fined for selling alcohol to minors

    ALGONQUIN – Four businesses were fined Tuesday by the Algonquin Liquor Commission for selling alcohol to underage people.
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • McHenry County Board keeps Nunda grant audit under wraps

    WOODSTOCK – A private county audit that revealed problems with how the Nunda Township Road District spent $15,000 for its senior bus program will stay ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Groups: U.S. political effort in Cuba hurts aid work

    WASHINGTON – A U.S. program in Cuba that secretly used an HIV-prevention workshop for political activism was assailed Monday by international public h ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Dillard officially resigns from Illinois Senate

    WESTMONT – Republican state Sen. Kirk Dillard, who made two attempts at Illinois governor, officially resigned from the Legislature after more than tw ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Lawmaker pleads to misdemeanor; faced 17 felonies

    CHICAGO – An Illinois lawmaker who faced nearly 20 federal bank fraud charges that could have landed him in prison for decades pleaded guilty Monday t ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Illinois historical sites forced to reduce hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency announced Monday that it has been forced to cut the hours of 13 historical sites after Labor D ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Meyer Material might look for extra mining time in Cary

    CARY – With Meyer Material about 18 months behind its originally planned mining schedule along Route 31, the village and company officials are looking ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • County pushes back Unified Development Ordinance vote

    The McHenry County Board will not be voting Tuesday on the proposed Unified Development Ordinance because it has not yet finished reviewing it.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Illinois comptroller rivals differ on merger idea

    CHICAGO – The two candidates seeking the job of writing checks in a state notoriously behind in paying bills differ on a big issue hovering over the s ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Report: Rauner funneled money into Caribbean

    CHICAGO – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner funneled part of his wealth to a Caribbean territory long considered a tax haven, a business ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 11:28 pm
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