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Our View: Eliminating the secrecy of severance
That's not always the case, obviously, so we applaud state Rep. Renee Kosel and the Illinois House for passing legislation that promotes more transparency in government.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Prep Roundup: New conference closer to forming
Marengo's school board voted unanimously Monday night to leave the Big Northern Conference and join the new Kishwaukee River Conference in 2016.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Severe thunderstorm warning issued for McHenry County
Winds could reach up to 60 mph as a severe thunderstorm approaches McHenry County, according to the National Weather Service.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Marengo seeks photos from community
MARENGO – City officials are wanting residents to submit photos that capture all aspects of Marengo for the city's website.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Man airlifted to hospital after crashing motorcycle in Marengo
Around 5:30 p.m., the driver lost control of his motorcycle along Route 23 near Anthony Road and swerved into a ditch, according to the Marengo Fire Protection District.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Grand Opening: The Orchard has a New Campus in Marengo
The Orchard Evangelical Free Church is one congregation worshipping in four communities and serving across the greater Chicagoland area; each of which stays true to the Gospel-centered mission while also tailoring their ministries to their unique congregations.
Marengo man charged with more than 10 sex assault felonies
Michael Zemon, 33, of Marengo, was charged with three counts of Class X felony aggravated criminal sexual assault, three counts of Class 1 felony criminal sexual assault, six counts of Class 2 aggravated criminal sexual abuse and a lesser Class 3 and Class 4 felony.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Report: Illinois should make gov't consolidation easier
Eliminating barriers to consolidation will be the best way to pare down the state's almost 7,000 units of local government, a commission created by a local lawmaker has concluded.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Marengo woman hurt after car struck by semi
LAKEWOOD – A 29-year-old Marengo woman was taken to Centegra Hospital-Woodstock after her car was struck on Friday by a semi at the north intersection of Routes 47 and 176.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Algonquin employee fired, accused of stealing from village
ALGONQUIN – A village employee faces felony theft charges for allegedly stealing from the municipality more than two years ago.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
MCCD budget makes cuts ahead of expected revenue shortage
WOODSTOCK – Abandoned programs, scaled back capital improvement plans and shorter visitor center hours are on the table as the McHenry County Conservation District prepares for looming revenue cuts.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Government consolidation bills move forward
Two bills in the General Assembly aimed at helping pare down the state's 7,000 units of government are moving forward ahead of a report on how to consolidate them.
Woodstock Man Killed in Early Morning Crash
A 31-year-old Woodstock man is dead following a single-vehicle crash early this morning on Menge Road in Marengo.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Woodstock landlord facing more lawsuits
A fourth, between Advantage Plus Property Management and McHenry County resident Scott Sharp, was dismissed Thursday after the two sides came to a non-monetary agreement, said Dominic Buttitta, the attorney for Sharp and three others who've filed suit against the Woodstock-based landlord.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
County starts process to find new Metra rep
WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board has started the process by which it will appoint a successor to Jack Schaffer as the county's representative on the Metra board.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Franks open to putting "millionaire tax" on ballot
McHenry County's Republican representatives in Springfield blasted House Speaker Michael Madigan's proposed "millionaire tax" as a political stunt that would make the ailing state even more unattractive to job creators.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Marengo firefighters host chili cook-off Saturday
UNION – Residents can showcase their homecooked chili during a cook-off event at 3 p.m., Saturday, inside Donley's Wild West banquet hall, 8512 S. Union Road, Union.