Polk County, Iowa, Picks Tazewell County Administrator for Its Top Job

The County Board of Polk County, Iowa, has selected Tazewell County, Illinois, Administrator David Jones to be it new County Administrator. McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin was among the final five applicants interviews.  He sent me the following email about … Continue reading

McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin in Running for Polk County, Iowa, Post

The Des Moines Register is reporting that McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin is a finalist for the top post in Polk County, Iowa. Polk County has more than 100,000 more residents than McHenry County, coming with 430,640 people in the … Continue reading

The Chicago Tribune’s “Does Ron Paul Have a Chance to Do Better than the Tribune Has Treated Him?” Article

There was a lot of heavy snow that I shoveled Friday night before we went out to dinner at the Crystal Lake Country Club. I was really tired and slept as late as I can remember. Undoubtedly part of the … Continue reading