CL Grade School Bus Driver Arrested for DUI

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Bus Driver Arrested for DUI On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at approximately 7:40 am, Crystal Lake Police were dispatched to the parking lot of Hannah-Beardsley Middle School, 515 East Crystal Lake Avenue, … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser Asks Court to Force Algonquin Township Clerk to Repay $250 “Bonus”

Included in Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser’s suit against Township Clerk Karen Lukasik, former Road Commissioner Bob Miller and Anna May Miller, the wife who worked for him while he was in office, is a request that Lukasik be … Continue reading

Karen Lukasik’s Algonquin Township Bus Driver Bonus

Now Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik worked for former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller as a bus driver from the November, 2016, until March, 2017, about two months before Miller’s term expired. Hired just three months before the February, … Continue reading

LITH Officials and Other Governmental Entities in Parade

Over the last two days I’ve shared the show that both Democrats and Republicans put on in the Lake in the Hills Parade Saturday. Today let’s look at the Lake in the Hills elected officials, elected in non-partisan elections, as … Continue reading

Sheriff Purchasing New Bus for Alien Transport That May End Next Year

Although Sheriff Keith Nygren spent about a half an hour last Tuesday unsuccessfully trying to convince the McHenry County Board that the taxpayers were not losing money on his beloved contract to house illegal aliens, he is still planning to … Continue reading

Nunda Township Road Commissioner Hiding Audit of Senior Bus Services

McHenry County Auditor Pam Palmer conducted an audit of the grant to the Nunda Township Road Commissioner for Senior Bus Service. Since County government was responsible for awarding the money, it seems appropriate that the Auditor should see if it … Continue reading

District 300 Weighs In on Potential School Bus State Aid Cuts

A press release from School District 300: Proposed cut to transportation funding concerning to D300 community The State of Illinois provides “categories” of education funding to school districts, such as transportation special education bilingual education. The state mandates that the district … Continue reading

Grafton Trustees Reject Moore Attorney Selection

Thursday night, the Grafton Township Trustees rejected Supervisor Linda Moore’s selection of Rockford’s John Nelson as Township Attorney. Little surprise there, since Nelson’s representation of Moore led to the dismissal of both the Trustees’ favored law firm Ancel Glink, but … Continue reading

Florida 18-Year Old Lures 14-Year Old Huntley Girl on Southern Love Bus

Here’s a press release from the Huntley Police Department about what sounds like a Huntley High School freshman girl who was lured through the internet to run off with an almost 19-year old boy from Florida. Charges Filed in Juvenile … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Amends His Call for a Special Prosecutor for Sheriff Keith Nygren

One might have thought the campaign ended with the Republican primary victory of McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren over Zane Seipler, the deputy Nygren never wants to see in the Sheriff’s Department again. But Seipler’s blog, McHenry County Sheriff’s Department … Continue reading

Grafton Township Critic Says Let Other Governments Absorb Its Functions

McHenry County Blog has some thoughtful thinkers. One has posted the comment below under the last article. Certainly people are talking about abolishing Grafton Township.   Two trustees have told me that might even favor the idea. I found one … Continue reading