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We feel that Jeff Thorsen is the most qualified candidate in the election for treasurer of McHenry County.
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As an assistant state's attorney, I handled legal issues for Kathy Schultz for the first 25 years that she was the clerk.
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Ken Chiakas lost his 17-year-old daughter, Stephanie, to a heroin-related overdose one year ago.
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The City of McHenry is looking to fill some of its empty storefronts, in particular the former Walmart site along the city's Route 31 corridor, Deputy City Administrator Doug Martin said.
Two more weeks until the calendar says it's spring – as practically useful as the odometer on your 2001 Dodge after the engine blew.
Thumbs down: To the death of local lawyer and activist Jane Collins. Our condolences to her family, but a community also loses something valuable when they lose a person such as Collins.
In partnership with the National Weather Service, the McHenry County Emergency Management Agency will host a program that can teach you how to become a trained Weather Spotter.
Voters in McHenry County District 6 have a choice between two Republican incumbents and one challenger for the two nominations to the county board.
Two Lake County Sheriff's deputies were able to rescue two dogs from a burning home Thursday in a fire, and the homeowner was able to save herself.
WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge Friday doubled the bond for a DuPage County man jailed on sex charges who allegedly reached out to minors while in custody.
Family Alliance has announced it will be expanding health care to more McHenry County residents with the introduction of its new adult primary care services.
WOODSTOCK – A music teacher at Olson Elementary School has been charged with battery for allegedly touching an 11-year-old student inappropriately, police said.
The McHenry County Board GOP District 5 primary finds three Woodstock men vying for the party's two nominations - an incumbent looking to cut spending, a challenger with acknowledged political baggage, and a third looking to lower taxes.
About 7:30 p.m., the Woodstock Fire Rescue District responded to a fire at a one-and-a-half story home in the 500 block of East Kimball Avenue in northwest suburban Woodstock.
Two Harvard men and a Delvan, Wis., man were arrested in connection with a month-long undercover investigation, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office announced in a news release Thursday.
WOODSTOCK – A psychologist testified Thursday that a repeat sex offender poses a considerable risk of re-offending should he be released.