Family PAC Cruises Lake Michigan

My favorite fund raiser of the year is the cruise put on by Family PAC every summer. On the drive down to Chicago, it was raining and 65 degrees. We feared for the worst, wondering if the boat would have … Continue reading

Will Lake County Sheriff’s Office Have a Greg Pyle Problem?

It’s been over a year since McHenry County Sheriff’s Sgt. Greg Pyle was arrested for criminal sexual assault, but those with good memories might see some similarities with the problem facing the Lake County Sheriff’s Department in a Chicago Tribune … Continue reading

State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi’s 2012 Fund Raiser a Sell-Out

Last year’s fund raiserfrom McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi was a victory celebration. It was also the day he announced his candidacy for a third term in office. It came within days after his second criminal case was dismissed … Continue reading

Two Potential Gubernatorial Candidates Speak at McHenry County Republican Play Day

Two potential contenders for the Republican nomination for Governor spoke to Party faithful at the McHenry County Country Club Wednesday. During the cocktail time before dinner State Treasurer Dan Rutherford spoke after an effusive introduction by Party Chairman Mike Tryon. … Continue reading

Nygren to Join Sheriffs Arresting Illegals

A Chicago Tribune article I didn’t find in that newspaper today says that McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren is going to have his deputies start checking the names of those arrested with suspects’ names in Department of Homeland Security files. … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Lake County Sheriff and State’s Attorney Endorse Maria Rodriguez for Congress

It’s tough to find something that is newsworthy at the end of a campaign, but I think Long Grove Village President Maria Rodriguez has managed to do it. She announces today the endorsements of the top two law enforcement officials … Continue reading