McHenry County Historical Commission Chairman Justifies Coventry House Support by McHenry County Board

A letter from James G. McConnell to McHenry County Board members about the historic house on the old Motorola property in Harvard: County Board Chairman Jack Franks County Board PED Committee Members County Board Members City of Harvard Mayor Michael … Continue reading

Historical Society Asks County Board Help to Save Harvard’s Coventry House

Comments from McHenry County Historical Society Exec Kurt Begalka to the McHenry County Board: I am here tonight to speak on behalf of the historic 1855 Coventry farmstead in Harvard – which this body landmarked nearly 18 months ago and … Continue reading

Bettendorf Castle Withstands Village of Fox River Grove’s NIMBY Seige

When I heard about the court suit against the owner of one of two tourist sites in Fox River Grove, I could do nothing but figuratively scratch my head. There are pretty much only two reasons that people would come … Continue reading