Andrew Gasser Kicks Off Campaign with Successful Cary Fund Raiser for County Board

Fox River Grove Republican Precinct Committeeman and retired Air Force Captain Andrew Gasser started his campaign for County Board with a lot of new faces at his Cary Country Club fund raiser on Thursday night. And he raised some dollars … Continue reading

Two Candidates for Governor Come to Nunda Township Republican Picnic

This story was written a couple of weeks ago, but McHenry County Blog’s internet host was being disagreeable and would not let me post it. We now have a new host and because other sources have pointed out that the … Continue reading

Efforts to Decentralize Power on County Board Defeated

The McHenry County Board started meeting at 9 and didn’t finish until after one. Sitting there through the whole meeting, especially during the rules debate, was like watching paint dry. After the first vote, it was obvious that insurgents would … Continue reading

New Republican Precinct Committeemen in Nunda Township

When the GOP Precinct Committeemen in Nunda Township spoke at their annual picnic, two looked for volunteers to take over their jobs. Both Mary Donner and Joe Gottemoller explained that they did not live in the precinct in which they … Continue reading

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

Politicians Appear at Crystal Lake’s Independence Day Parade

A statewide official, two congressmen, one county official, three candidates for McHenry County Sheriff, three County Board members and Crystal Lake City Council members were spotted at Sunday’s 4th of July Parade. I spotted signs for two state legislators, but … Continue reading

All Four GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Court Pro-Life Vote at Irene Napier’s McHenry County Farm in Crystal Lake

A testimony to the political strength that Crystal Lake’s Irene Napier has built for the Pro-Life community in McHenry County is the appearance of all four candidates for the Republican nomination for Governor at the annual Pig Roast at her … Continue reading