New Hires in Countywide Offices That Changed Hands

Morton Blackwell of The Leadership Institute is the originator of the “Personnel is policy” Law. (His “laws” can be found here.) The Institute conducts all sorts of training courses, including for campaigns, Who a new officeholder hires may be an … Continue reading

Prim Woodstock Fundraiser

Last Thursday Bill Prim’s campaign for McHenry County Sheriff held a fundraiser at the Red Mill Inn. This has been a place frequented by Sheriff’s Deputies since 1966-1970 Sheriff John Carroll bought the place. Now it’s owner is fully on … Continue reading

Mary McClellan Joins John Hammerand in Opposition to RV-Boat Storage Restrictions

Someone sent me a link to this house in Holiday Hills. The address matches where McHenry County Board member Mary McClellan lives. I thought she lives in the Village of Holiday Hills and would not be affected by the proposed … Continue reading

Mary McClellan’s Campaign Contributions

Things are a bit slow, so today I’ll let you know who contributed to McHenry County Board member Mary McClellan’s successful campaign for McHenry County Clerk during the first quarter of this year, that is, right before the primary election: … Continue reading

Harvard’s Milk Day Day Parade with Emphasis on Politics – Part 1

I attended my first Milk Day Parade since I served the area in the 1970’s in the Illinois General Assembly Before the parade, I noticed petitions being passed for the Independent candidacy of Jim Harrison for Sheriff. Libertarian candidate for … Continue reading

Citizen Gets Answer to Nunda Township Highway Commissioner’s Legal Exenses – $6-7,000

Arriving a bit late at the Nunda Township Annual Meeting, I was told I had not missed much. No controversy with adjournment less than a half an hour after the meeting began. The monthly meeting of the township board was … Continue reading