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  • Incumbents face losses in McHenry County area

    Wednesday, December 31

    Some incumbent school board members throughout the McHenry County area lost re-election bids Tuesday, including two of the three incumbents on the Crystal Lake District 47 board.

  • Newcomers oust incumbents in MCC race

    Wednesday, December 31

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College's proposed expansion plan could have played a large part in what ultimately decided Tuesday's winners, the candidates said.

  • Voters face referendums, local races Tuesday

    Monday, April 8

    Voters on Tuesday will have choices to make – some voters more than others.

  • D-3 candidates talk finances, curriculum ahead of election

    Wednesday, April 3

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Maintaining an academically successful school district while keeping a balanced budget are key issues for candidates running for the District 3 school board.

  • Crowded field headed into MCC election

    Monday, April 1

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The most talked about and divisive issue that has been debated in the months leading up to the April 9 election for a trio of seats on the McHenry County College board has been the school’s proposed expansion plan.