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  • Crystal Lake library makes its case for need to replace building

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 3-foot-deep pile of books and DVDs waiting for Crystal Lake Public Library employees on Monday gives a mute but strong rebuttal to ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • McHenry County officials react to Donald Trump’s acceptance of GOP nomination for president

    Although Donald Trump was not the first pick for president for some McHenry County officials, after his acceptance of the GOP’s nomination, they now a ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Crystal Lake City Council OKs referendum to ask voters if they want to build a new library

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city’s voters will be asked in November whether the city should borrow $30.1 million to build a new library.
    July 20, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • James Harrison drops Democratic bid for McHenry County state's attorney

    Democratic McHenry County state’s attorney candidate James Harrison withdrew from the race, prompting the party to scramble to find a replacement.
    July 19, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • DuPage County elections: One Democrat stays, one leaves ballot after challenge

    One local Democrat was recently kicked off the November ballot while another stood up to a challenge in front of the DuPage County Election Commission ...
    July 20, 2016 - 7:15 am
  • Local GOP delegates say Trump is in, protesters could be trouble

    Local delegates going to the Republican convention this week said they believe the Trump nomination is settled but they still expect a “wild” conventi ...
    July 16, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Welter resigns from the Grundy County Board

    MORRIS – Grundy County Board Chairman David Welter submitted his resignation at Tuesday evening's regular meeting of the board.
    July 13, 2016 - 9:34 am
  • Democratic Party finds McHenry County Board candidate to replace one who withdrew

    A Democratic candidate for McHenry County Board had to withdraw from the race, prompting the party to find a replacement.
    July 7, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • DuPage Election Commission recruiting judges for November election

    The DuPage Election Commission is recruiting judges to work the Nov. 8 General Election, according to a news release from the county.
    July 5, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • 4 file, 2 challenged for DuPage County Democrat ballot positions

    Two of the four Democrats slated to fill vacant spaces on the DuPage County ballot will be challenged by the DuPage Election Commission.
    June 10, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Helen Plum Library Board to put referendum on November ballot

    LOMBARD – At the Helen Plum Library Board meeting May 10, the board of trustees voted to put a referendum question on the November ballot asking for a ...
    May 23, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Democrats will field a candidate for McHenry County Board chairman

    The Democratic Party of McHenry County will be slating a candidate to run for County Board chairman.
    May 11, 2016 - 5:26 pm
  • All registered voters in Will County to receive new voter ID cards

    JOLIET – Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots announced Tuesday that all registered Will County voters will be receiving a new voter identification c ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Woodstock lawyer touts experience in McHenry County State's Attorney race

    Woodstock-based attorney Jim Harrison says his "vast and wide" experience is what sets he and his opponent apart in the race for McHenry County state' ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:35 pm
  • DuPage County recorder candidate Khan wins in recount

    Though DuPage County Election Commission officials originally predicted a much longer process, it only took a few hours of recounting votes to give a ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:21 pm
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