Candidates Joe Walsh’s Walsh Freedom Successfully Endorsed

Former Congressman and WIND Talk Show Host Joe Walsh has a group called Walsh Freedom. It endorsed candidates in the Algonquin and Nunda Township Republican Primary Elections. In Walsh Freedom’s Sunday newsletter appeared the following: Congratulations to the following candidates … Continue reading

Nunda Township Non-Incumbent Team Knocks on Doors

The slate of mainly non-incumbent candidates in the Nunda Township Republican Primary Election went door-to-door Sunday afternoon, along with volunteers, distributing literature. You can see it below. The palm card on top has a lounging cat with a can of … Continue reading

Walsh Endorses in Township Primaries

Former Congressman Joe Walsh, now a radio talk show host for WIND 560 AM radio starting at 5 PM weekdays, has an organization called Walsh Freedom. He keeps in touch with supporters via the internet and periodic gatherings at his … Continue reading

Nunda’s Mainly Non-Incumbents’ Mailing

A second mailing from the mainly non-incumbent candidates vying for Republican nominations in the Nunda Township Primary Election has arrived. I say “mainly” non-incumbent, because the current Township Assessor,Mark Dzemke and current Trustee Mike Shorten, has aligned himself with a … Continue reading

Nunda Township Trustee Candidates Face Off

Tough to follow a campaign with as many candidates as are running for Nunda Township Trustee, so let’s look at their part of the February 28th ballot: Introductions were the first order of business when the Nunda Township Republican Party … Continue reading

Challenging Nunda Township GOP Rolls Out Campaign Piece

Two slates are competing in the Nunda Township Republican Primary Election on February 28th. One is made of mainly of incumbents led by Supervisor Lee Jennings and Road Commissioner “Iron Mike” Lesperance. Joining them are Assessor candidate Justin Franzke and … Continue reading

Nunda Township Challengers Send Letter, Urge Early & Mail Votes

The slate running against the one headed by Supervisor Lee Jennings and Road Commissioner “Iron” Mike Lesperance sent out a letter accompanying their piece of literature promising a 10% tax cut. You will be able to see the campaign piece … Continue reading

Nunda Township GOP Primary Filings

Nunda Township Republicans will have opposition for every office but Township Clerk. There former Township Trustee and unsuccessful candidate for the GOP nomination for Recorder of Deeds Joni Smith has a lock. She is the only candidate. For Township Supervisor, … Continue reading

Demetri Makes Fourth Mailing

In the fourth mailing on behalf of his candidacy for Circuit Court Judge, Demetri Tsilimigras unrolls a list of endorsements. On the address side, he promises to “adhere to the highest ethical standards and enforce the law equally–without prejudice, bias … Continue reading

McHenry County College Board Rejects 2.82% Raise for Administrators

The McHenry County College Board deadlocked on a motion to increase the salaries of administrators by 2.82% Thursday night. Previously, administrators were shopping around a 3.7% increase. That would have been the 1.7% increase in the Consumer Price Index, upon … Continue reading

Nunda Recounts Show No Change

Three votes behind was where Rob Parrish found himself after all the absentee and early ballots were counted. And, after a Discovery Recount he requested and paid for, the results were the same. He was still behind “Iron Mike” Lesperance … Continue reading

Bridgett Provenzano Files for Recount

Now we have two Nunda Township Republican Primary candidates who just barely lost asking for Discovery Recounts. Road Commissioner Rob Parrish and Supervisor candidate Bridgett Provenzano. Mike Lesperance won the nod to represent the the GOP on the ballot for … Continue reading

Behind Mike Lesperance by Three Votes, Rob Parrish Asks for Discovery Recount

Mike Lesperance – 892 votes. Rob Parrish – 889 votes. Three votes difference. So, what’s the loser to do? Illinois law allows for a discovery recount when elections are this close. And Parrish has asked for one. The ballots for … Continue reading

Irene Napier Pens Support of Pro-Life Candidates in Algonquin & Nunda Townships

Look what I found distributed by the Crystal Lake Tea Party: REMINDER OF TOWNSHIP ELECTIONS ON TUESDAY. THIS IS THE CLOSEST GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATION WE HAVE. BE SURE TO VOTE! For what it is worth here are my personal recommendations for … Continue reading

Sticker Competition in the Northwest Herald

First there was a sticker on the masthead of the Northwest Herald paid for by Grafton Township Supervisor Linda Moore. It was published on the first day of early voting and urged people to do so. Sunday, the team of … Continue reading

Township Republican and MCC Candidates Address Young Republicans

Friday night,  candidates courted Young Republicans at the McHenry County Republican Party Headquarters, located in the “V” of the Crystal Lake Plaza. Larry Emery of Crystal Lake, a candidate for Algonquin Township Trustee was first up. He told of retiring … Continue reading