Could Someone Win Township Supervisor by Promising to Abolish It?

What would happen if a candidate ran for township office pledging to abolish the government for which he or she seeks office? Attorney and future McHenry County Board member Mike Walkup considered the question and came up with the following: … Continue reading

State Treasurer Dan Rutherford Makes Four McHenry County Appearances

State Treasurer Dan Rutherford appeared at a fund raiser at 1776 this morning and then attended two “Cash Dashes” in McHenry County for people looking for unclaimed assets that may be in the custody of the State Treasurer’s Office. Such … Continue reading

Johnsburg Memorial Day Activities Provides Backdrop for Sally Wiggins Petition Signature Seeking

The woman who wants to run for McHenry County Judge as an Independent, Sally Wiggins, was in hometown of Johnsburg on Memorial Day parading and soliciting signatures. She was kind enough to send some photos, which I am pleased to … Continue reading

Linda Moore Subpoenaed in Appeal of General Assistance Denial

It was supposed to be on the morning of the second day of the Grafton Township separation of powers trial last week. 8 AM. The subpoena from McHenry County Board Chairman and Chairman of something called the McHenry County Public … Continue reading

County Expands PACE Reach for Crystal Lake, McHenry and Woodstock Residents

Lack of inter-connectivity has always been the problem in delivering bus service to the suburbs.  To get from one town to the next, you had to be able to get from your home to the bus stop. During the 1974 … Continue reading

Still More Republicans at McHenry’s Fiesta Days Parade

This is the third article about the entries of Democratic and Republican Party in McHenry’s Fiesta Days Parade. The first concentrated on the Democrats. What I have been concentrating on is Algonquin’s Founders Day Committee’s attempt to maintain what it … Continue reading