How Did MCC Administrators Convince Students to Support Increasing Their Education Cost?

The top headline in the Wednesday Northwest Herald read, MCC trustees weigh tuition hike Student government representatives voice support for increase Every year McHenry County College Board members consider whether to raise tuition and fees. And this is at least … Continue reading

League Schedules Candidate Forums

The McHenry County League of Women Voters has scheduled a couple of candidates’ nights. If you are a voter in one of the contests listed below, plan to attend: Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7 PM for the McHenry High School Board. … Continue reading

Republican Love Affair with Paula Yensen Expires

The McHenry County Board’s Public Health and Human Services Committee interviewed applicants for the Mental Health Board Thursday. There were four applicants, including former Democratic Party District 5 member Paula Yensen. Yensen was nominated by District 3 member Don Kopsell, … Continue reading

Pat Quinn Maintains His Tax Hiking Reputation

Appointed in 2009 when predecessor Rob Blagojevich was impeached, Governor Pat Quinn stood for election. Right after his only election, Quinn convinced losing Democrats to increase the state income tax by 67%. Lots of them got cushy state jobs. Now … Continue reading

McHenry County College Filings

Here’s the line-up for McHenry County College Trustee at the close of filing: Ron Parrish, Bull Valley Mike Smith, Lakewood Jeffrey Hill, Algonquin Scott K. Summers, Harvard For one four-year term: Karen Tirio, Woodstock Matthew Hardt, McHenry On the last … Continue reading

Early Fillings for McHenry County College Board

McHenry County College petitions were filed this first day of an eight-day filing perior. For two six-year terms: Ron Parrish, Bull Valley Mike Smith, Lakewood For one four-year term: Karen Tirio, Woodstock Scott Summers, Harvard Matthew Hardt, McHenry … Continue reading