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Following Tuesday’s primary, unofficial vote totals for the 66th House District show a very close race, Connie Cain is currently ahead of Arin Thrower as they vie for the chance to face incumbent state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, in November.
Lisa Hoeppel coached all three of her daughters while fighting breast cancer three times. Hoeppel, who died in April at the age of 40, was nominated as a Woman of Distinction, but was instead named the first-ever recipient of the Kelly Buchanan Woman of Inspiration.
These are the unofficial election results for contested races across McHenry County as of about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday.
Software problem prevented some voters from receiving a nonpartisan ballot during Tuesday's primary, workaround was found, McHenry County Clerk Joe Tirio said.
Voting in the primaries is important because it can affect results of future elections, said Crystal Lake resident Ravi Saari who cast his ballot Tuesday afternoon.
A McHenry County grand jury indicted these people on the following charges the weeks of April 18 and 25.
The incumbent is leading in one of two contested legislative primaries in McHenry County while just 64 votes, or less than a percentage point, separated the Republican candidates in the race for the 66th House District.
Early counts showed McHenry County voters weighed in negatively on two referendums Tuesday, one in Harvard asking for a sales tax increase for road improvements and the other for the Crystal Lake Park District for longer terms for its elected officials.
McHenry County voters weighed in Tuesday on who they want to represent them on the newly redrawn and condensed County Board.
A Crystal Lake man faces multiple felonies after police say he lit campaign signs on fire very early Tuesday morning, about four hours before polls opened, according to Crystal Lake police and court records.
Festivals, parades and fireworks will mark Independence Day across McHenry County heading into this weekend and beyond.
For nearly a decade, the Listening Room at the Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake has served as a music and entertainment venue. But over the past few months, the space has been reimagined as a speakeasy-style music lounge.
Competitive races line both the Democratic and Republican ballots as early voting continues ahead of Tuesday’s primary election. Here's a round-up of who and what is on the ballot.
The McHenry County Board approved the increases Tuesday night, despite concerns about the discrepancy in increases for lower-level employees compared to higher-paid staff, along with how it could affect the budget.
The reaction in McHenry County to the overturning of Roe v. Wade was mixed with some heralding the decision and others gathering along Route 14 in Crystal Lake to protest the decision.