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A McHenry County judge ruled last week that a law passed and signed by Gov. JB Pritzker in 2019, allowing residents of only McHenry County to dissolve their townships in a referendum, is unconstitutional.
McHenry County Board Chair Mike Buehler on Thursday called the indictment against former President Donald Trump “politically motivated,” while the county’s Democratic Party Chair Kristina Zahorik said it’s “justice being served.”
Recent proposals to open new gravel and sand mining near homes in McHenry County have left some neighbors eyeing those pitches warily.
After leading a neo-Nazi group for 25 years, Jeff Schoep has spent the past few years spreading the exact opposite message, working not only to prove that his transformation is genuine but that his message is necessary.
Former McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks argues the home addresses of current County Board members should not have been considered in drawing district lines.
‘This merger should be mostly invisible to the customers of both banks,’ First Secure chairman says
New hearing date set for 10 a.m., Jan. 15
Illinois regional health centers are expected to receive the first shipment of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 10, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Ngozi O. Ezike told county and municipal leaders from across the state
McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks, an incumbent Democrat, conceded his bid for re-election to his Republican opponent, Mike Buehler, at a meeting of the County Board Thursday morning.
Bars and restaurants in McHenry and Lake counties will be forced to close to indoor dining starting Saturday, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced.
McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks and State's Attorney Patrick Kenneally are gathering signatures in an effort to put a question on the April 2021 ballot that could abolish Algonquin Township, according to a Tuesday news release.
About 60 small businesses will receive $5,000 in one-time emergency stabilization grants from McHenry County to help replace revenue lost because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Friday news release.
A recurring theme emerged among the member comments at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the McHenry County Board, with nearly every member who spoke compelled to take a side in a recent controversy between County Board Chairman Jack Franks and county auditor Shannon Teresi
Gov. JB Pritzker signed a law giving voters in one Illinois county an option to more easily dissolve township governments. It is an initiative of two state lawmakers to ease residents’ property taxes by reducing levels of government.
A McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy shot outside a Rockford hotel Thursday morning has died, according to the sheriff’s office. The deputy has been identified as Crystal Lake resident Jacob Keltner.