McHenry County Board member Kelli Wegener
“I’m losing staff. I lost five day-shift staff [members] in a week to the hospital,” Valley Hi Nursing Home administrator Tom Annarella said
Up to $29 million from the American Rescue Plan could be available to small units of government and non-profit organizations later this year
Some McHenry County Board members wanted to address inequalities they saw between their own benefits and those for part-time employees
The McHenry County Board approved a new map Tuesday dividing up what parts of the county its soon-to-be reduced membership will represent.
One county board member said the superintendent's testimony to state lawmakers about the failed audits was "misleading"
McHenry County Board member Jeffrey Thorsen and other supporters of the policy said the resolution does not target any specific flag or community, something other board members argued isn't true.
The policy would limit county buildings to displaying 5 flags and prohibit others, such as the pride flag
Further discussion on the redistricting proposal could take place during the County Board’s June meeting
The redrawing of district lines is moving forward at the federal, state and local level without the results of the 2020 U.S. Census, which were delayed until September
Resolution will be considered by second committee next Thursday; activists say action at the local level is sends an important message