Algonquin Township GOP Sends Mailing

What you see below arrived today from the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee: New GOP Township Chairman Demetri Tsilimigras, who raised most of the money for the mailing, has a message on top of the address side. Then, there is … Continue reading

Tribune Endorsed Incumbents for State Rep.

Yesterday the Tribune endorsed State Rep. David McSweeney. Today, its Editorial Board endorsed State Rep. Jack Franks and Barb Wheeler. No surprises because McSweeney’s and Wheeler’s opponents have been pretty close to invisible. Bill Downs of Cary is running against … Continue reading

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