GOP Precinct Committee Recommendations in Hartland Township (including the Harvard School District)

The letter that GOP Precinct Committeeman Ev Evertsen sent to his constituents concerning the April 4th election, for which early voting is open (through the Monday before the election); … Continue reading

Another GOP Precinct Letter

Ev Evertsen is the appointed Republican Precinct Committeeman in Hartland Township Precinct 2. Here is his letter: Evert Evertsen 4709 Countryside Ln., Harvard, IL 60033 [email protected] 815-943-3298 Hi! I am your ‘appointed’ Republican committeeman. This precinct is very rural and … Continue reading

No Cost-Benefit Analysis on Township Consolidation, Just Data Dump – Part 2

Ev Evertsen, former Supervisor of Hartland Township, pointed out that the map showing township roads, which was requested at the first meeting, had not been provided. Then he compared Hartland Township’s budget with that of McHenry County government. “My township … Continue reading

Dick Durbin Gets a Crystal Lake Photo Op

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin came to Crystal Lake Thursday. As I drove to his McHenry County College appearance, I saw Oberweis yard signs along Route 14. Ostensibly, Durbin was here to tour the next robotics lab at McHenry County College. … Continue reading

Huntley Tea Party Features Pitfalls with Early Voting, Defending Southern Border

A press release from the Huntley Area Tea Party: Huntley Area Tea Party Luncheon Meeting – 1:00 PM* Wednesday March 5, 2014 *Note: Reduced lunch price starts at 1:00 pm. $7.89 includes beverage (plus tax) Voting Integrity & Immigration Security. … Continue reading

Republican Politics at Port Edward

Port Edward has pleasant memories for me all the way back to visiting the Algonquin Jaycees back in the late 1960’s. Then it was only a small corner bar at Harrison and Route 62. Algonquin Founders Days luncheons, fund raisers, … Continue reading

Are Ballots Counted Honestly?

Without ballot integrity, democracy disappears. If you can’t be sure your vote is being counted correctly and only votes of others voting legally are being counted as well, what trust would you have in the governmental system? The Crystal Lake … Continue reading

Time to Think About Running for Local Office

Election petitions for school board junior college city and village park board fire protection district you name it are available for circulation. It doesn’t take many signatures. Two bits of advice from my father. He would ask people coming in … Continue reading

Message of the Day – A Bumper Sticker

Another bumper sticker from Ev Evertsen’s vehicle parked outside of McHenry County Board member John Hammerand’s Grand Old Mill fund raiser: OUR DREAM ACT:DUMP DURBIN The bumper sticker even has a dump truck—undoubtedly from McHenry County. … Continue reading

Message of the Day – A Bumper Sticker

Another bumper sticker from Ev Evertsen’s vehicle parked outside of McHenry County Board member John Hammerand’s Grand Old Mill fund raiser: OUR DREAM ACT:DUMP DURBIN The bumper sticker even has a dump truck—undoubtedly from McHenry County. … Continue reading