Kirk Dillard Featured at Mike Tryon’s Fish Boil

State Rep. Mike Tryon’s annual Huntley Fish Boil was last Thursday. You can see some of the event in the photos provided below by his campaign. The event was held in the outdoor seating area of the Parkside Pub. Political … Continue reading

McHenry County Has Regional Superintendent of Schools in Sight

That’s what I conclude from the February agenda of the Finance and Audit Committee. Read the main topic to be discussed: “Resolution Appointing Jeffrey S. Schleff into the Vacant Elected Position of Regional Superintendent of Schools” From this wedding photo … 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

Minority-Dominated, Failing Elgin School District U-46 Could Gain $10 Million a Year from SB 2283 , Will Mike Madigan Call It?

Elgin has the second largest Illinois school district. In the 1970′s I used to represent it. Today it has the distinction of having all five of its high schools in failure mode. And because of an overlapping tax district problem … Continue reading