Republicans Dominate CL Indpendence Day Parade – Part 2

When we left Crystal Lake’s 4th of July Parade, the Crystal Lake Public Library entry had just passed. Next up was Congressman Peter Roskam. His wife Elizabeth was holding up one of his yard signs. Bruce Rauner’s and Randy Hultgren’s … Continue reading

Republicans Dominate CL Indpendence Day Parade – Part 1

Readers know that my primary reason for attending parades is to look out for political implications. But what gave me the biggest kick was the Crystal Lake Strikers playing “Wipe Out” in front of the First United Methodist Church. There … Continue reading

Election Challenge to State Rep. Barb Wheeler’s Last Minute Opponent Fails

Supporter of State Rep. Barb Wheeler challenged the election petitions of her last-minute Democratic Party challenger Joel Mains. Both candidates from Nunda Township, north of Crystal Lake. You can read more about the Mains’ candidacy than has been written anywhere … Continue reading

Bond Beats Wheeler and Cook For 14th Congressional District State Central Committeeman

Garrett Hill, who was working on State Rep. Barbara Wheeler’s campaign for State Central Committeeman in the 14th District reports the following as final results: Stan Bond – 20,324. Barbara Wheeler – 16,723 Bob Cook – 7.706 In McHenry County, … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler Supporting Legislation Fighting Illliinos Human Trafficking and Pornography

A press release from State Rep. Barb Wheeler: Representative Wheeler a participant in the Patriot’s United 5th Annual Unity Breakfast Crystal Lake, IL – This morning I had the opportunity to attend the Patriot’s United 5th Annual Unity Breakfast in … Continue reading

Operating Engineers Local 150 Courts Local Republicans and Jack Franks

When candidates report receiving contributions from the International Union of Operating Eng Local 150 State County Local Area PAC, they uses different designations. Here is how it is listed with the Illinois State Board of Elections: Intl Union of Operating … Continue reading