Santa Claus Is Not a Name on John Reinert’s Senate Petition

Have to admit I misunderstood the email that McHenry County Board member and State Senate candidate Craig Wilcox sent out describing what happened on the second day of opponent John Reinert signature checking in Springfield. I thought Wilcox was saying … Continue reading

NWH Poll Shows Opposition to Jack Franks’ Legislative Power Grab

The Northwest Herald doesn’t tell how many people answer their daily questions, but last Friday the question was What do you think of the proposed bill that would give the McHenry County Board Chairman the power of appointment? The results … Continue reading

Switzer Craft Racer Bob Switzer Dies – Piloted Boat That Went 100 MPH on Fox River

Johnsburg resident Bob Switzer has died. Switzer was the racing half of the Switzer brothers’ boat building operation in Crystal Lake. Dave Switzer, now retired in Naples, Florida, was the building half of the team. When my family was on … Continue reading

Message of the Day – A Tee Shirt

Found this being worn by Deb Health, the leader of the First Methodist Church of Crystal Lake’s Food Ministry every Friday (come at noon for free food) at the Nunda Township Hall: Heath explained that God fills our glasses every … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik Not Keeping Up with Freedom of Information Requests

The following article is from Illinois Leaks’ author Kirk Allen and is published with permission: Algonquin Township Clerk to ring in new year with ongoing FOIA violations. BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 30, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) … Continue reading

Friday Afternoon Snow Removal

Drove on some Nunda Township Roads Friday afternoon about 3:30. Here’s what the road in front of the Township Garage looked like: Turning on Pleasant Hill Road, the one that runs past Prairie Ridge High School’s ball fields and this … Continue reading

Mid-Friday Report on Early Payment of Property Taxes – $15-20 Million Expected

Asked for an interim report on homeowners prepaying real estate taxes in McHenry County, Treasurer Glenda Miller replied as follow: As far as the number of taxpayers coming to the office…over the past couple weeks there have been approximately 6,000. … Continue reading

Still Another Anti-McClellan Post by McHenry Judicial Ethics PAC

The McHenry Judicial Ethics PAC, which has not filed identification papers with the Illinois State Board of Elections, has posted another article criticizing McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan. McClellan is foregoing a run for re-election to seek the much higher … Continue reading