McHenry County Tax Take Up by 1.5% or $12 Million

Last year McHenry County real estate taxpayers were billed $797,419,250.88. This year the McHenry County Clerk’s Office has determined that bills amounting to $809,385,180.76 will be issued. That’s a dollar increase of $11,965,930, a percentage increase of 1.5%. The Property … Continue reading

39% of Illinois Teachers Pay Nothing for Pensions

“While Democrats say Teachers ‘Have Kept Their Part of the Deal?’“ is the title of an April 5, 2011, article by former Huntley School District 158 Board member Larry Snow.  (The quote was in the Chicago Tribune Marcy 31, 2011.  … Continue reading

Two More Democratic Party County Board Candidates File

Two previously unopposed pairs of Republican Party McHenry County Board candidates now have Democratic Party challengers for the fall. In District 2, McHenry County Board Chairman Ken Koehler and McHenry County College Board member Donna Kurtz emerged from a heated … Continue reading

McHenry County District 2 Democratic Party Signs Appear

I had seen little to indicate that Crystal Lake-Lake in the Hills Democrats were putting on any kind of a campaign for Jill Wawhinney and any campaign for Anita Harmon for county board before Sunday. for county board before Sunday. … Continue reading

McHenry County District 2 Democratic Party Signs Appear

I had seen little to indicate that Crystal Lake-Lake in the Hills Democrats were putting on any kind of a campaign for Jill Wawhinney and any campaign for Anita Harmon for county board before Sunday. for county board before Sunday. … Continue reading

Democrats Slate Tom Cynor to Oppose Lou Bianchi for State’s Attorney’s, Kerry Julian for Auditor, Anita Harmon and Jill Mawhinney for County Board

Forty-some McHenry County Democratic Central Committee members slated Tom Cynor to run for McHenry County State’s Attorney against Republican primary victor Lou Bianchi. The meeting was held at the McHenry County Farm Bureau building Wednesday night. You got a foretaste … Continue reading

Democrats Slate Tom Cynor to Oppose Lou Bianchi for State’s Attorney’s, Kerry Julian for Auditor, Anita Harmon and Jill Mawhinney for County Board

Forty-some McHenry County Democratic Central Committee members slated Tom Cynor to run for McHenry County State’s Attorney against Republican primary victor Lou Bianchi. The meeting was held at the McHenry County Farm Bureau building Wednesday night. You got a foretaste … Continue reading

Democrats to Slate State’s Attorney and Auditor Plus District 2 County Board Candidates

A press release has been received from the McHenry County Democratic Central Committee promising candidates will be slated for the offices of McHenry County State’s Attorney, McHenry County Auditor and McHenry County Board in District 2. (See“Dems Ought to Be … Continue reading

Democrats to Slate State’s Attorney and Auditor Plus District 2 County Board Candidates

A press release has been received from the McHenry County Democratic Central Committee promising candidates will be slated for the offices of McHenry County State’s Attorney, McHenry County Auditor and McHenry County Board in District 2. (See“Dems Ought to Be … Continue reading