McHenry County Board Committee Misses Chance to Talk about Jack Franks’ Latest Doomed Crusade: Eliminating Pensions for Elected Countywide Officials

Further evidence that McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks cares nothing about eliminating IMRF pensions for countywide officials is the cancellation of tomorrow’s Human Relations Committee meeting. The first indication was that Franks introduced no bill to abolish such elected … Continue reading

Woodstock 18-Year Old Arrested for Shooting Up Neighborhood Gets Seven Charges

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Arrest – Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm Investigation On Friday, October 20th, , 2017, at 3:28 a.m., the Woodstock Police Department opened an investigation regarding the discharge of a firearm that occurred … Continue reading

After Ten-Day Hunt Hebron Child Sex Assaulter Found Hiding Under Bed in Ames, Iowa

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: HEBRON MAN HUNTED IN SEX CRIME ARRESTED IN IOWA Following a 10-day manhunt, Esau Ancheyta Hernandez, 26, was apprehended Monday morning hiding under a bed in an apartment in Ames, Iowa, after information … Continue reading

Joe Tirio Responds to County Clerk Opponent Andrew Georgi’s Charges

Talk about a fast response, take a read of McHenry County Recorder of Deeds reply to the charges that Democratic Party for County Clerk opponent Andrew Georgi levied at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Democratic Party: Regarding my Democrat opponent’s … Continue reading

Nunda Township Trustee Ed Dvorak Resigns

Re-elected in April, Nunda Township Trustee Ed Dvorak has resigned from the Board. A long-time public servant, he previously served on the Lakewood Village Board as Nunda Township Road Commissioner on the McHenry County Board I hope to get a … Continue reading

Republican Political Activists Gather for Steve Reick Pig Roast

The bargain fundraiser of the year at $10 was State Rep. Steve Reick’s Saturday afternoon House of Lawrence Pig Roast. There wasn’t a Patsy Cline tribute singer this year, but there was convivial conversation. County Board candidate Orville Brettman talked … Continue reading

Carole Cheney, the Second Democrat Who Wants to Face Off Against Peter Roskam

Yesterday, Sean Casten, what the first 6th Congressional District primary candidate to address McHenry County Democrats at McHenry County College said was presented. Today, we look at what Carole Cheney has to say. She is the former District Chief of … Continue reading