Joni Smith Sets Fundraiser

Monday, September 21st, is the date set by McHenry County Recorder of Deeds candidate Joni Smith for a $60 5:30 to 7:30 Port Edward fundraiser. Listed on the Host Committee are Phyllis Walters, the current Recorder of Deeds State Rep. … Continue reading

The 2016 Recorder of Deeds Race

Candidates are already lining up to win the Republican Party primary for Recorder of Deeds next spring. After all, petition passing for next year’s primary election starts around the first of September. Long-time incumbent Phyllis Walters is expected to retired.  She … Continue reading

Looking at Things Political at the McHenry Expo

There were three places to take pictures of things political Saturday: Patriots United Breakfast featuring Turning Point USA’s Charlie Kirk at D’Andrea’s McHenry Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo< at West High School/li> McHenry County Republican Party’s Lincoln Themed Dinner at … Continue reading

Hammerand Holds Fundraiser

On my way to McHenry County Board member John Hammerand’s fundraiser, I saw another Liberty Outdoor billboard advising voters who vote for Democrat Jack Franks that they are voting for House Speaker Mike Madigan to continue his reign over the … Continue reading

Operating Engineers Local 150 Courts Local Republicans and Jack Franks

When candidates report receiving contributions from the International Union of Operating Eng Local 150 State County Local Area PAC, they uses different designations. Here is how it is listed with the Illinois State Board of Elections: Intl Union of Operating … Continue reading

130-Year Marengo Freund Family Farm Honored by Recorder of Deeds

A press release from McHenry County Recorder of Deeds Phyllis Walters: FREUND FAMILY CENTENNIAL FARM On November 29, 2012, Phyllis K. Walters, McHenry County Recorder, presented a Centennial Farm Plaque congratulating the Freund Family for having a family farm for … Continue reading

Windy Rakow Road Ribbon Cutting

This morning’s ribbon cutting for Rakow Road had a bit better weather than the snowy day when the road was inaugurated. The sides to the tent weren’t lowered today. No participation, but wind strong enough to lift the unweighted tent … Continue reading

McHenry County GOP Fund Raiser Monday, Oct. 8th, Reservations Sought

What started out as a fall fund raiser for McHenry County Recorder of Deeds Phyllis Walters at Algonquin’s Port Edward morphed into one for the McHenry County Republican Party. This year it is set for Monday, October 8th. The cost … Continue reading

Women Rallying for Dave McSweeney Saturday at Crystal Lake’s D’Andreas

There’s a “Women for McSweeney” rally being held Saturday in Crystal Lake at D’Andreas Banquets at 10. On the Host Committee are Mary Alger Geri Davis Jean Marie Kapp Rebecca Kress Cara Kretz Rebecca Lee Lu Ann LeFew Anne Majewski … Continue reading

Public Officials Gather for Algonquin’s Western Bypass Groundbreaking

A press release from Congressman Don Manzullo: FINALLY! Manzullo, Durbin Hail Start of Algonquin Western Bypass Project [ALGONQUIN] U.S. Rep. Don Manzullo and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said the strong resolve of local officials, business leaders and frustrated motorists led … Continue reading

Republican Politics at Port Edward

Port Edward has pleasant memories for me all the way back to visiting the Algonquin Jaycees back in the late 1960’s. Then it was only a small corner bar at Harrison and Route 62. Algonquin Founders Days luncheons, fund raisers, … Continue reading

Tryon Huntley Fish Bowl Draws McHenry, Kane and Cook County GOP Officials

What does one do when one has no announced opponent for State Representative? You know you have to keep raising money, because the Republican GOP Leader in Springfield tries to assess you for thousands to use in marginal races. ($2,500 … Continue reading