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Crystal Lake residents encouraged to help assemble care packages for our US troops on June 18th

Congressional nominee Leslie Coolidge is encouraging volunteers from Crystal Lake to join her in helping assemble care packages for American troops serving overseas during the … Read more ›

Illinois congressman Joe Walsh, ex-wife ‘working toward a settlement’

A lawyer for U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh’s ex-wife told a Cook County judge today that he and the congressman’s attorneys are still trying to arrive … Read more ›

WI Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefish is standing with tea party conservative Republican candidate Danielle Rowe
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Lt. Governor of Wisconsin, Rebecca Kleefisch, Stands with Danielle Rowe

Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch is standing with conservative reformer Danielle Rowe because she is the only candidate in the 52nd District race who can bring … Read more ›

Nonprofits awarded hotel tax revenues

Nonprofit organizations have been awarded their portion of hotel and motel tax funds dispersed by the City of Crystal Lake each year. The City Council … Read more ›

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Education Advocacy Group Stand For Children Endorses Eleven Candidates In Illinois' March Primary

Stand Supports State Senate candidate Karen McConnaughay (R-33) along with 10 Additional Republican and Democratic Candidates Committed to Prioritizing Students before Adults in their Education … Read more ›

New county task force focuses on budget process

A new McHenry County Board task force will develop policies aimed at smoothing out the upcoming budget process. The Budget Task Force was created after … Read more ›

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Crystal Lake Treasurer Elected to IMRF Board of Trustees

OAK BROOK, Ill. — January 26, 2012 — Crystal Lake Director of Finance and Treasurer Mark F. Nannini was elected to the Illinois Municipal Retirement … Read more ›

Proposed bill to let voters to choose county board chair draws mixed reviews

A proposed bill in the House would allow voters in larger counties the opportunity to elect their county board chairman. House Bill 3953, filed by … Read more ›

Danielle Rowe protesting the Democrat tax increase at the Capitol in Springfield
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Rowe Vows Repeal of Tax Hike – Will Fight For Small Businesses & Their Employees

One year ago today, the Democrats in Springfield imposed a record tax increase on the people of Illinois in the middle of the night. While … Read more ›

Rowe Sideshot
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State Election Board Certifies Rowe Candidacy, Dismisses McSweeney Challenge

The State Board of Elections voted unanimously to certify Danielle Rowe for the March 20 Republican primary ballot for State Representative in the 52nd District … Read more ›