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  • Illinois lieutenant governor candidates play different roles in campaigns

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois lieutenant governor don’t just differ on policy issues, the Democratic former school executive and Republican co ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Hawaii Democrats seek unity after dramatic races

    HONOLULU – Hawaii’s Democratic Unity Breakfast the morning after the primary election is traditionally a time for candidates to set aside their differ ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Illinois governor signs into law 'Sign and Drive'

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation ending the practice of posting a driver's license as security after certain traffic citations, meaning ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Cary looking at changing how its replacing ash trees

    CARY – Village officials are considering a change to how it’s replacing ash trees infected by emerald ash borers.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board grapples with building expansion

    A new and improved McHenry County Mental Health Board is doing its best to take it in a more fiscally responsible direction.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 1:21 pm
  • Obama proposes broader long-term strategy in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Saturday proposed a broader long-term strategy to confront Islamic militants in Iraq, who have surprised U.S. i ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Medical marijuana dispensary interested in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake-based company wants to bring to Woodstock what likely would be McHenry County's only medical marijuana dispensary.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Mainstream GOP upbeat after sweeping tea party

    WASHINGTON – Mainstream conservatives ran the table in Senate Republican primaries as tea party upstarts lost all six challenges to GOP incumbents, le ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • 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 - 9:44 am
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