Resignations at the 708 Mental Health Board Agency

Today, Kevin Craver of the Northwest Herald reported on the resignation of the McHenry County Mental Health Board’s President, Robert Routzahn. Now, McHenry County Blog has learned Interim Executive Director Todd Schroll is also resigning. He will be leaving November … Continue reading

The Press Release Announcing District 47 Supt. Donn Mendoza’s Resignation

Dr. Kathy Hinz has been named Acting Superintendent of Crystal Lake District 47 after last night’s parting of the ways with Dr. Donn Mendoza. The press release issued follows: STATEMENT OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF CRYSTAL LAKE SCHOOL DISTRICT … Continue reading

Three Newly-Elected County Board Members To Be Resigning Current Posts

Two Crystal Lake and one Huntley politician will be giving up their seats on the city council, park and school boards in the near future. Carolyn Schofield, who is in her second term on the Crystal Lake City Council, and … Continue reading

Backdooring Sheriff Nygren’s Replacement – Part 1

Remember in history classes how the professor told you that the conspiratorial theory of history was bunk. I’m willing to guess the Oberlin College prof that told us students that didn’t know much about Illinois politics. Having seen what appeared … Continue reading

Applications Being Accepted for District 15 Grade School Board

A press release from McHenry’s District 15 Grade School District concerning the replacement of Patrick Miller, who was forced to resign because he did not file his Statement of Economic Interest in a timely fashion: Vacancy on District 15 School … Continue reading

NW Herald Quotes Schaffer on Franks’ Metra Attack Motivation

Kevin Craver of the Northwest Herald wrote a story Tuesday about McHenry County Board Chairman Ken Koehler’s unwillingness to ask for the resignation of former State Senator Jack Schaffer from the Metra Board. The first indication I could find of … Continue reading

“She is a proven professional and has earned the respect of the Administrative Team here at Consolidated School District 158″

The headline is from the third sentence of a January 7th letter of recommendation written by Terry Awrey. He was Cheryl Kalkirtz’ boss while she was employed at Huntley District 158. The entire letter is below. On January 11th, Kalkirtz … Continue reading

Snippets from Huntley School District 158’s Board Meeting

Below are four snippets from Huntley 158’s board meeting of March 4th. If you had taken the time to listen to or be at the board meeting, you would have heard the quotes below. (My apologies for any minor discrepancies.) … Continue reading