Congressional Candidates Court McHenry County Pro-Lifers

The annual Pro-Life Pig Roast was held at Irene Napier’s Valley View Road farm northeast of Crystal Lake Sunday and there were candidates galore. With Governor Pat Quinn’s having just signed the Democrats’ reapportionment bill for for congressional districts, the … Continue reading

Dick Tracy Fails to Get the Ladies’ Vote – Part 3

All of the women on the Management Services Committee of the McHenry County Board–Yvonne Barnes, Marie Chmiel, Barb Wheeler and Mary Lou Zierer–made negative comments about putting Dick Tracy on the McHenry County Seal. But, after her committee members had … Continue reading

Dick Tracy Fails to Get the Ladies’ Vote – Part 3

All of the women on the Management Services Committee of the McHenry County Board–Yvonne Barnes, Marie Chmiel, Barb Wheeler and Mary Lou Zierer–made negative comments about putting Dick Tracy on the McHenry County Seal. But, after her committee members had … Continue reading

Dick Tracy Fails to Get the Ladies’ Vote – Part 2

Yesterday, I started the tale of how Tina Hill’s Management Services Committee considered citizen-submitted suggestions for a new McHenry County Seal. I told of my relaying Heck of a Guy blogger Alan Showalter’s suggestion that the center of the seal … Continue reading

Dick Tracy Fails to Get the Ladies’ Vote – Part 2

Yesterday, I started the tale of how Tina Hill’s Management Services Committee considered citizen-submitted suggestions for a new McHenry County Seal. I told of my relaying Heck of a Guy blogger Alan Showalter’s suggestion that the center of the seal … Continue reading

Dick Tracy Fails to Get the Ladies’ Vote – Part 1

Tina Hill was kind enough to remind me Sunday that her Management Services Committee would be considering candidates for McHenry County Seal yesterday morning. I made it in time and was asked to sit in the empty press session, where … Continue reading

Dick Tracy Fails to Get the Ladies’ Vote – Part 1

Tina Hill was kind enough to remind me Sunday that her Management Services Committee would be considering candidates for McHenry County Seal yesterday morning. I made it in time and was asked to sit in the empty press session, where … Continue reading

McHenry County Write-Ins

When I was up at the County Administrative Building, I asked the county clerk’s office to look at those who had filed write-in candidacies for the February 5th primary elections. You’ll remember that our democracy-limiting state legislators made any last … Continue reading