Randy Hultgren Promoting Extension of Metra Service to Kendall County & Discovering He Has Moved There

When Randy Hultgren ran for Congress after reapportionment which brought his representation to McHenry County, he lived in DuPage County’s Winfield. Now he lives in Plano I discovered when reading the following part of his “Hultgren Huddle” newsletter: Metra Extension … Continue reading

The Awful FRG Train-School Bus Accident

October 25, 1995–twenty years ago. What an awful day. That was the day of the Fox River Grove school bus-Metra train collusion. Substitute driver unfamiliar with the route. Mercifully, I remained blissfully ignorant of the morning crash until about noon. … Continue reading

12 Seek Metra Spot

The $15,000 a year post to replace Metra Board member Marc Munaretto has attracted 12 applicants, including McHenry County Board member Ken Koehler, two former McHenry County College Board members–Dennis Adams and Tom Wilbeck and Woodstock Mayor Brain Sager. The … Continue reading

Munaretto Gets Committee Nod for County Real Estate Business

Earlier this morning, McHenry County Blog reported on Marc Munaretto’s real estate firm being the only one to ask to represent the County in property purchases or sales. A Request for Proposal was sent to over a dozen firms, but … Continue reading

Suburban Republicans, Led by Mike Tryon, Seek Re-Instatement of Mass Transit Committee

The following letter was sent to House Speaker Mike Madigan after he abolished the Mass Transit Committee.  It was signed by last year’s Republican Spokesman, Mike Tryon, plus members Patti Bellock, Mike Fortner, David Harris, Jeanne Ives, Ron Sandack, Ed Sullivan and … Continue reading