Higher Rates May Have Saved McHenry County Jailers a Nervous Day

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that a Liberia woman taken by Federal officials to the Kenosha County Jail has been returned to Federal custody. She was monitored for ebola by Kenosha County officials. “…jail guards were understandably nervous, [Sheriff David] … Continue reading

Senior Citizen Grant Commission Recommendations Released

The McHenry County Board will be asked to approve four people to the Senior Citizen Grant Commission at it 9 MA meeting on Tuesday, October 7th. They are Edward S. Beckstrom of Crystal Lake Stephen R. Polep of Oakwood Hills … Continue reading

Rauner Visits Crystal Lake Again

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner visited his supporters in Crystal Lake Saturday afternoon at GOP Headquarters in the Crystal Lake Plaza. The appearance was designed to inspired those whom he hopes will be his “ground game” between now and the … Continue reading

473 Illegals Went from County Jail to ICE over 53-Months

With national media talking about President Barack Obama thinking hard about using Executive Branch powers to address immigration reform, I asked the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office to provide information about the number of people who went from the County Jail … Continue reading

McHenry County Slot Machine Gambling Loses

With the Crystal Lake City Council again being courted by local liquor serving establishments for permission to install slot machines, the Illinois Church Action on Alcohol & Addiction Problems organization sent me gambling losses from December, 2014, though May, 2014. … Continue reading

Defense Department Transfers to Sheriff’s Department

With comments about the militarization of the Ferguson, Missouri, police, it seemed appropriate to ask the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office for information about what it has gotten from the Department of Defense. I asked for photos and below are most … Continue reading