Should the Public Be Allowed to See Advice from the State’s Attorney to the County Board about its Relationship with the New Chairman?

Informed listener Ersel Schuster shares her take on the McHenry County Board’s Internal Support and Facilities Committee meeting: 4/12/17 McHenry County’s Internal Support & Facilities (ISF) meeting While listening to the ISF committee meeting audio it was stated that a … Continue reading

State’s Attorney Rolls Out New Seal for His Office

A press release from One Zero Charlie, a Woodstock design studio: Visitors to the offices of the McHenry County State’s Attorney will notice a freshly painted wall, cast bronze letters identifying Patrick D. Kenneally as our recently elected State’s Attorney, … Continue reading

Plan to Help Veterans in the Court System

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney: Veteran’s Assistance Commission, TLS Veterans, and the State’s Attorney’s Office to Launch Veterans Track Program On March 20, 2017, the Veteran’s Assistance Commission (VAC), TLS Veterans (TLS), and the State’s Attorney’s Office will … Continue reading

Franks’ Patronage Hires Fail HR Committee Test – Part 3

This is Part 3.  Part 1 can be found here. Part 2 is here. Michael Rein wondered if most jobs were not advertised on the internet and advertised. “That’s correct,” County Administrator Peter Austin replied, [but] it varies for the … Continue reading

County Moves to Make Search Warrant Authorization Easier

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally: McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office, McHenry County Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office and the Circuit Court of the 22 nd Judicial Circuit for McHenry County Prepare to Launch Electronic … Continue reading

Kenneally Hires Boone County Assistant State’s Attorney

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally: Victor “Vic” Escarcida Slated for Felony Prosecutions Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, is pleased to announce that Victor “Vic” Escarcida has been hired as an assistant state’s attorney. … Continue reading

Michelle Courier Re-Joins McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally: ATTORNEY MICHELLE J. COURIER REJOINS THE STATE’S ATTORNEYS OFFICE AS DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE CIVIL DIVISION Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney is pleased to announce that Michelle J. Courier … Continue reading

Election Stuff in Sunday Northwest Herald

Read the Northwest Herald at Colonial Cafe today. Here’s what I saw that might be considered related to the Tuesday Election. On the front page was a sticker from Republican candidate for McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally. Next was … Continue reading

Dem Mailing Surfaces

The McHenry County Democratic Central Committee had about $28,000 in the bank so I figured there was enough for a countywide mailing. Here is the post card mailed in County Board District 6: The Democrats say that Grafton Township Supervisor … Continue reading

GOP Letter from Dorr Township Precinct Committeeman

Woodstock Republican Precinct Committeeman Cyndi Hemauersent sent this letter to her Dorr 7 precinct: October 26, 2016 Dear Neighbor, My name is Cyndi Hemauer and I am your Republican Precinct Committeeman for Dorr 7 and neighbor from Winslow Circle. I … Continue reading

Republicans Make Mailing

The McHenry County Republican Party has made the following mailing, which appears to be mainly a sample ballot: McHenry County Board Chairman candidate Mike Walkup reports to the State Board of Elections that the Illinois Republican Party says the value … Continue reading

McHenry County Pro-Life Victory Endorsements

The following endorsement mailing came from the Pro-Life Victory Committee, the political arm of Right to Life, McHenry County. Those endorsed in McHenry County follow: Donald Trump – President Peter Roskam – 6th District Congress Randy Hultgren – 14th District … Continue reading