Daily Herald Endorses Incumbent, Past Member for McHenry County College Board

The Daily Herald, which rarely writes stories about McHenry County College, has endorsed two candidates with past experience as Trustees. Incumbent Linda Liddell was favored, along with former Board member George Lowe. None said they favored raising taxes, although Liddell … Continue reading

Daily Herald Endorses Franks and Kenneally

That’s what my search engine tells me. Endorsement: Kenneally for McHenry County state’s attorney Chicago Daily Herald We also like Kenneally’s work with the McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition in starting a walk-in program, similar to one recently begun in … … Continue reading

McHenry County’s Chief Financial Officer Ralph Scarbaugh Recognized

A press release from McHenry County: Ralph Sarbaugh, CFO of the Year Our very own Ralph Sarbaugh, Associate County Administrator – Finance, has been selected as one of nine honorees for this year’s Daily Herald CFO of the Year Award. Beginning his … Continue reading

What Impact Do Newspaper Endorsement Have?

Candidates court newspaper endorsements. They fill out questionnaires. I remember enjoying matching wits with the Chicago Tribune folks most…especially the year when they asked questions about education funding. (The statistics did not favor the answer the questionnaire wanted.  Naturally, I … Continue reading

Daily Herald Rolls Out Endorsements for County Board Districts 2 & 3

The Daily Herald has published its endorsements for three McHenry County Board districts. For District 1, Yvonne Barnes and Anna May Miller For District 2, John Reinert and Jeff Thorsen For District 3, Nancy Gonsiorek and Nick Provenzano … Continue reading

Daily Herald Endorses Martin McLaughlin for State Senate

The Daily Herald, which circulates throughout retiring Dan Duffy’s State Senate District, has endorsed Barrington Hills Village President Martin McLaughlin as Duffy’s replacement. I’ve come to believe that newspaper endorsements by themselves don’t influence many people. But when candidates reprint … Continue reading