Republicans Recruting Candidates for Local Office

This press release below from local Republican Party is too narrowly headlined. It is aimed at any Republican planning to run for any local office. All of those on the ballot next spring are non-partisan, but the actions of those … Continue reading

Sandra Salgado Heads New McHenry County Republican Party Leadership Team

The vote was 12,153 to 8,703 in the contest between McHenry County Board member Sandra Salgado and Mark Daniel, Vice Chairman of the Republican Central Committee and Chairman of Nunda Township’s Central Committee. A victory margin of 3,450 votes. (Each … Continue reading

Mike Shorten Running for Vice Chairman of GOP Central Committee

A letter from Nunda Township Republican Precinct Committeeman and Township Trustee Mike Shorten: April 6, 2014 Mr. Skinner, Congratulations on your election to precinct committeemen. Whether you are new to the position or have been re-elected, thank you for making … Continue reading

Mary McClellan Endorsements for County Clerk

Hearing that State Rep. Barb Wheeler had endorsed McHenry County Board member Mary McClellan for County Clerk, I reached out for confirmation. Come to find out, it was easy to confirm because Wheeler’s name is right at the top of … Continue reading

With Fox River at Record Height Nunda Township Trustee Says Need for Sandbagging Volunteers “Urgent”

An email from Nunda Township Trustee Mike Shorten: Urgent… Volunteers still needed Good Morning, Despite reports relayed in the media that the Fox River had crested yesterday, the Nunda Road District Employees have seen otherwise and the water has risen … Continue reading

Fox River Still Rising, Nunda Township Sends Out Another Plea for Volunteers

Another message from Nunda Township Trustee Mike Shorten: “The sandbagging operation continues today as the river is not expected to crest until sometime tonight or early tomorrow morning. “We need people to fill, tie and stack sandbags today. ┬áI’m attaching … Continue reading

Four-Way Race for Nunda Township Supervisor

I have given up trying to understand Nunda Township Republican politics. Township Supervisor John Heisler, a former McHenry County Board member, is being challenged by three people. Heisler, whose family’s name has been associated with Crystal Lake since his grandfather … Continue reading