Crystal Lake Businessman Asks Metra to Probe Ridgefield Station

Jim Roden, owner of the Framery in Ridgefield has sent the following letter to Metra Chairwoman  Carole Dovis. A copy was sent to the railroad commuter agency’s Inspector General Hillard Heintze. Metra Board Chairman, Carole R. Doris 547 W. Jackson … Continue reading

Franks Lashes Out at McHenry County Good Ol’ Boys

Thursday in the Chicago Tribune, Democratic Party State Rep. Jack Franks lashed out at McHenry County Republicans who had the audacity to put up an opponent, John O’Neill, in last fall’s election. The comments were in a story covering a … Continue reading

U.S. Senate Candidate David Hoffman Coming to Woodstock Next Sunday, December 20th

I am pleased that the campaign staff of Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senate David Hoffman has discovered that I cover Democratic Party politics in McHenry County. Although I am a Republican precinct committeeman, the intention of McHenry County Blog … Continue reading

Building Inspection Bribry Continues in Crook County’s Chicago

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago has issued the following press release. Below it, I have posted the details of the investigation. I don’t know about you, but I don’t think this case deserves a blue ribbon at the Crook … Continue reading

Avoiding Veterans’ Preference

Page 1 of the September 9, 2004, Office of the Executive Inspector General’s report signed by Z. Scott and Deborah L. Steiner should send veterans off the wall. The hiring folks for Governor Rod Blagojevich deliberately manipulated the civil service … Continue reading

Avoiding Veterans’ Preference

Page 1 of the September 9, 2004, Office of the Executive Inspector General’s report signed by Z. Scott and Deborah L. Steiner should send veterans off the wall. The hiring folks for Governor Rod Blagojevich deliberately manipulated the civil service … Continue reading