Forbes Ranks Springfield 4th “Most Dangerous U.S. Cities For Women”

A Friend of McHenry County Blog sent the following paragraph from Forbes: “The fourth most dangerous city as ranked by our list is Springfield, Ill., a metro area of 200,000 four hours south of Chicago where the FBI reports 855 … Continue reading

Government Priest Turns Mob Enabler for Stradivarius

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FORMER FEDERAL PRISON CHAPLAIN INDICTED FOR ALLEGEDLY ILLEGALLY PASSING MESSAGES FOR CONVICTED KILLER FRANK CALABRESE, SR., AND ATTEMPTING TO TRANSFER CALABRESE’S HIDDEN PROPERTY CHICAGO — A former federal prison chaplain who ministered … Continue reading

Message of the Day – A Tee Shirt

When we went to the Kalahari Water Park in Wisconsin Dells a couple of weeks ago, I was on the lookout for posters about the bargaining rights dispute, the demonstration about which a Friend of McHenry County Blog sent me … Continue reading

39% of Illinois Teachers Pay Nothing for Pensions

“While Democrats say Teachers ‘Have Kept Their Part of the Deal?’“ is the title of an April 5, 2011, article by former Huntley School District 158 Board member Larry Snow.  (The quote was in the Chicago Tribune Marcy 31, 2011.  … Continue reading