Republicans Dominate CL Indpendence Day Parade – Part 2

When we left Crystal Lake’s 4th of July Parade, the Crystal Lake Public Library entry had just passed. Next up was Congressman Peter Roskam. His wife Elizabeth was holding up one of his yard signs. Bruce Rauner’s and Randy Hultgren’s … Continue reading

Campaign School Coming to Crystal Lake

A campaign school run by a top-flight training organization–The Leadership Institute–is holding a workshop at McHenry County College on October 19th.  The details are below: McHenry County Training: Date/Time: Saturday, October 19th | 8:30-4:00 Location: McHenry County College- Breakout Room … Continue reading

Politicians in the Johnsburg Saufen und Spiel Parade

Two previous posts have focused on the beginning of the parade, where all the village officials rode in Thunderbirds, and on the biggest contest in McHenry County, the race for Sheriff. After the Johnsburg Village Board members, the first politician … Continue reading

Young Republicans Oppose Richmond Gun Ban

A press release from the McHenry County Young Republicans: McHenry County Young Republicans Oppose Richmond Gun Ban McHenry County, Illinois… As we approach the celebration of our Independence Day, an alarming, yet reoccurring theme is being proposed among many small … Continue reading

Young Republicans Look for Company on Wonder Lake and Spring Grove Parade Routes on July 4th

This arrived today from the McHenry County Young Republicans: “We will be needing Parade walkers for the Independence Day Parades! “Please show us your support and come walk with us! Whether in one parade or all of them, it is … Continue reading

Harvard Milk Day Parade

One of these days I’m going to make it up to a Harvard Milk Days Parade. It’s always an enjoyable event. I had the best time in the late 1960′s when the McHenry County Young Republicans borrowed a baby (adolescent?) … Continue reading

Young Republicans Seek Volunteer Walkers for Crystal Lake Memorial Day Parade Monday

A press release from the McHenry County Young Republican Melissa Denker: “Parade season starts Monday at the Crystal Lake Memorial Day parade! We are finishing the final touches to our parade float this weekend. “We’re looking for volunteers to participate … Continue reading