Voters to decide whether McHenry County coroner should be elected or appointed

A shadow of uncertainty has been cast on the future of the McHenry County coroner’s office amid debates over whether its leader should be elected or appointed. That decision will now be in the hands of voters next fall. The county board voted 15-7 this week to place a binding question on the Nov. 3 [Read More]

Referendum to abolish ROE will appear on primary ballot

The McHenry County Board voted Tuesday to put an advisory referendum asking voters whether the county’s Regional Office of Education should be restructured on March’s primary election ballot. Although the language of the referendum was changed from elimination to restructuring or the sharing of services, McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks said if residents vote [Read More]