Northwest Herald’s Anemic Correction for Its Big Sunday Front Page Error

Sunday, the Northwest Herald continued its coverage of important local races. Usually, photos of both candidates are place on the front page. Sunday, the story was about the 63rd State Representative race to replace Jack Franks, who is stepping down … Continue reading

Did NWH Try to Frame March Primary Election?

Sitting in front of my computer is the front page Northwest Herald article from December 9, 2015. It’s the article about Patrick Kenneally’s announcement of his candidacy for McHenry County State’s Attorney, complete with photo of and extensive quotes from … Continue reading

Republican Party’s Fourth Quarter Finances

In the run up to the fall election, the McHenry County Republican Party spent $33,708.29 to elect its candidates. On October 1st, he GOP started with $37,876.24. $7,550 was donated during the last three months of the year. $33,708.29 was spent … Continue reading

The Hammerand Request – Getting Stranger and Stranger

After the Tuesday, January 6th meeting of the McHenry County Board, Northwest Herald reporter Kevin Craver thought the the refusal of the McHenry County Board to allow District 4 member John Hammerand was the biggest story of the night. That … Continue reading

NWH Endorses Prim for Sheriff

You could knock me over with a feather. After running two front page guilt by association articles about Republican McHenry County Sheriff’s candidate Bill Prim, and featuring Independent opponent Jim Harrison’s photo, complete with banner and yard signs, above Prim’s … Continue reading

NW Herald Endorses Gasser & Stieper in District 1, Gottemoller & Gonsiorek in District 3

The Northwest Herald rolled out endorsements for two McHenry County Board districts this morning. In District 1, challengers Andrew Gasser and David Stieper were selected over incumbent Robert Nowak. Time will tell if their promise not to take health insurance … Continue reading

Prim Says He Hasn’t Heard of Two Debates Zinke Used to Duck Patriots United Sheriff’s Debate

A press release from the campaign for Bill Prim for Sheriff reacting to the press release from Patriots United that Andy Zinke has pulled out of the organization’s debate: PRIM CALLS ZINKE DEBATE PULLOUT “FEEBLE,” SAYS VOTERS ARE THE LOSERS … Continue reading

The First Electric Newspaper’s Case for Making Sheriff’s Department’s Report on Andy Zinke’s Rita Corp. Actions Public

Here’s something to chew on for the weekend. It’s attorney Mary Gardner’s memo on behalf of The First Electric Newspaper‘s attempt to enforce a Freedom of Information request filed for the investigative report by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department’s exonerating … Continue reading