Bob Grogan Headlines Minimalist Meeting of McHenry County Republicans

Maybe a fourth of the members of the McHenry County Republican Central Committee met at d’Andrea’s in Crystal Lake on Monday night. Chairman Mike Tryon chaired the meeting, reveling in revealing that Governor Pat Quinn only paid a $4,000 property … Continue reading

Fast Facts for McHenry County High Schools

The Illinois State Board of Education has released its Report Cards for schools. I have extracted summary data images for high schools in McHenry County, which you can see below. … Continue reading

Tax Protest Meeting in Wonder Lake Sunday after Church

There’s a tax protest meeting in Wonder Lake Sunday afternoon at 1 PM at Christ the King Church, located at 5006 E. Wonder Lake Road. I’ve written about it before, but since Jim Tobin is coming to McHenry County tomorrow … Continue reading

Walsh Pledges Continuous Town Hall Meetings

The “news” at Congressman-Elect Joe Walsh’s first post-election Town Hall meeting in McHenry County was that he would not vote for the compromise tax bill being considered in Congress. But the take-away message was that constituents should expect a lot … Continue reading

Even Jack Franks Hasn’t Gone This Far

If you want to see how desperate Illinois Democrats are to keep enough Democrats in office to re-elect Mike Madigan House Speaker, consider the following fabrication: Democrat Jack Franks, being challenged by Republican John O’Neill, is labeling himself “McHenry County’s … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Missed Opportunity for an Indoor Swimming Pool

I have been told one or more parents offered District 155 a swimming pool at Prairie Ridge High School. But the offer was turned down by either the administration or the school board because the decision-making authority did not want … Continue reading

McHenry County’s High School Graduation Rates

When you think of how well high schools are doing, one of the measures surely would be graduation rates. I have this memory of when Huntley’s was 100%. Of course, that was before all of the growth. I haven’t seen … Continue reading

McHenry County’s High School Graduation Rates

When you think of how well high schools are doing, one of the measures surely would be graduation rates. I have this memory of when Huntley’s was 100%. Of course, that was before all of the growth. I haven’t seen … Continue reading