Centegra’s Huntley Hospital Pretty Much Finished as Permission to Build Finalized

Here’s the headline from the Cook County Reporter article on the Ottawa Appellate Court decision giving Centegra final approval to build its new hospital in Huntley: In an Illinois replication of the Stalinist approach to economic growth, those wishing to … Continue reading

Kenneally Meets with Woodstock Voters on Groundhog Day.

McHenry County State’s Attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally is met residents at the Moose Lodge dinner in Woodstock on Friday evening, January 29, 2016. It was part of Woodstock’s Groundhog Day festivals.: Not only did they meet Woodstock residents, but Kenneally and … Continue reading

Additional Security for County Board Meetings

The McHenry County Board apparently thinks its members are not safe enough when meeting. Recently they have had a couple of Woodstock Policemen at their meetings. Perhaps it was the large number of people from Coral Township who showed up … Continue reading

Corruption in the Dan Walker Administraton

My first public meeting was in the Algonquin Township Garage. It was about putting roads in the Silver Lakes, an unincorporated subdivision. I was in college (1960-65) and my father suggested I might find it of interest. Larry Lee was … Continue reading

Term Limits for Legislative Leaders 13 Years after Proposed

My first press conference in the 2002 Libertarian Party campaign for Governor against chickenhearted Rob Blagojevich and Jim Ryan focused on Term Limits for Legislative Leaders. Below, you can see the poster that my Lt. Gov. candidate Jim Tobin and … Continue reading

The Awful FRG Train-School Bus Accident

October 25, 1995–twenty years ago. What an awful day. That was the day of the Fox River Grove school bus-Metra train collusion. Substitute driver unfamiliar with the route. Mercifully, I remained blissfully ignorant of the morning crash until about noon. … Continue reading

No Cost-Benefit Analysis on Township Consolidation, Just Data Dump – Part 5

After Algonquin Township Road Commissioner finished his comments, Preston Rae, the Supervisor of the most sparsely-populated township in McHenry County spoke. “No mater who we consolidate with, we lose our representation.” The Alden Township man told of how people communicated … Continue reading