Car Hits Motorcycle on Route 20, Motorcyclist Critical

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office Investigates Serious Injury Motorcycle Crash A 20-year-old man was listed in critical condition Saturday morning following a motorcycle versus vehicle crash in unincorporated Woodstock. An investigation indicated that at 7:26 … Continue reading

County Board Appointment Interview – Rt. 53 Extension

Another road question asked by County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller of the four applicants for the remaining term of recently-resigned McHenry County Board member Ken Koehler concerning kicking in county tax dollars to subsidize the extension of Illinois Route 53 … Continue reading

Signs Fan the Flames on Fleming Road Repair

There’s an Initial Public Meeting to consider reconstruction of Bull Valley’s Fleming Road tomorrow afternoon and early evening. It will be held from 4-7 at the County Administrative Building in Conference Rooms A & B. Here’ the county’s objective: The … Continue reading

Illinois Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Congressional Earmarks – Part 1

There are pages and pages of Illinois congressional earmarks in this year’s Transportation and Housing and Urban Development budgets. These were found because Taxpayers for Common Sense scanned the pork pages and posted them on its web site. Unfortunately, it … Continue reading