County Fair Politics and Religion

Took a swing through the McHenry County Fair this afternoon. Figured it would be cooler than tomorrow. Coming in the back door in the best air conditioned building, I spotted the McHenry County Citizens for Choice first. Across the aisle, … Continue reading

Democrats in Algonquin Parade

Yesterday Republicans in Algonquin’s Founders Day Parade were featured. Today we look at the Democrats. Behind the banner was a young man carrying a “Thank You Bernie” sign, plus one opposed to the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement being pushed by … Continue reading

Republican Alan Skillicorn Challenges Democrat Nancy Zettler Not To Vote for Mike Madigan for House Speaker

The man running for take State Rep. Mike Tryon’s seat–Alan Skillicorn–is challenging his Democratic Party opponent–Nancy Zetler–to pledge not to support Mike Madigan for House Speaker, if she is elected. Not much chance of that, considering so-called “Independent” Democrat Jack … Continue reading

Nancy Zettler Running for Tryon’s Seat

At Allen Skillicorn’s Crystal Lake petition pizza party, I learned that District 300 activist Nancy Zettler and attorney with an office in Algonquin is running for State Representative. The Democrat seeks to replace Crystal Lake’s Mike Tryon who is retiring. … Continue reading

Hoffman Estates Delays Answer on District 300 Taxpayer Questions about Financial Viability of Sears Centre, Expect Future Shenanigans

The Village of Hoffman Estates is trying to pull a fast one over District 300 taxpayers by extending the diversion of school tax revenues in the “tax everyone outside of the Sears Tax Increment Financing District,” while hiding information about … Continue reading

Public Radio Finds Tax Hike Supporters in Dundee Township

I can’t tell you how I found this series of photos to WBEZ-FM interviewees, but they surely are interesting. Advance 300’s Nancy Zettler is one of those interviewed. This is what is under her picture: Nancy Zettler, co-chair of Advance … Continue reading

Pay To Play – District 300-Style

With all the state level Illinois corruption that can be linked to “pay-to-play” politics, you would think that Carpentersville School District 300’s board would leap to pass legislation that would eliminate that issue from future referendum campaigns. McHenry County Blog … Continue reading

Pay To Play – District 300-Style

With all the state level Illinois corruption that can be linked to “pay-to-play” politics, you would think that Carpentersville School District 300’s board would leap to pass legislation that would eliminate that issue from future referendum campaigns. McHenry County Blog … Continue reading

Recommendation To Clear John Ryan and Monica Clark of Nancy Zettler Justifiable Complaint

While my email was in limbo last weekend I guess I missed this clearance of newly elected District 300 school board members John Ryan and Monica Clark. Hearing Officer Tony Morgando wrote two long paragraphs about Nancy Zetter’s complaint, which … Continue reading

Recommendation To Clear John Ryan and Monica Clark of Nancy Zettler Justifiable Complaint

While my email was in limbo last weekend I guess I missed this clearance of newly elected District 300 school board members John Ryan and Monica Clark. Hearing Officer Tony Morgando wrote two long paragraphs about Nancy Zetter’s complaint, which … Continue reading