Mailed Sample Ballot Arrives

I haven’t noted this year that the post office continues to play the role of precinct worker. Think of how much dedicated manpower that candidates would have to have if all the post cards and other literature you receive in … Continue reading

Chance to Meet Candidates and Eat Pulled Pork in CL Tonight

In one of his few appearances in McHenry County U.S. Senator Mark Kirk Primary Election opponent James Marter will join local candidates at the Crystal Lake Rib House on Route 176 (across from Countryside). The cost is pegged for the event … Continue reading

Tom Wilbeck’s Signing Taxpayer Protection Pledge Earns Endorsement

The following letter was sent to District 1 McHenry County Board candidate Tom Wilbeck from Jim Tobin’s Tax Accountablity organization: I thank you for signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge and making the commitment to support economic freedom by working to decrease … Continue reading

County Board Pensions and Health Insurance

There were two questions asked of all candidates who participated (only Mary McCann did not) in the McHenry County League of Women Voters candidates’ forums for County Board: Pensions (and insurance the second time around) Homelessness I’ll deal with the … Continue reading

23 Republicans, 5 Democrats Run for 12 County Board Seats

Here are the final filings for the Republican Primary Election for McHenry County Board: District 1 Yvonne Barnes, Cary Anna May Miller, Cary Terence Ferenc, Fox River Grove Tom Wilbeck, Barrington Hills District 2 Cameron Hubbard, Crystal Lake John Reinert, … Continue reading

McHenry County College Seeks Applicants to Replace Tom Wilbeck

A press release from McHenry County College: McHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE BOARD SEEKS NEW TRUSTEE TO SERVE THROUGH APRIL 2015 [Tuesday, September 9, 2014.Crystal Lake, IL] The McHenry County College (MCC) Board of Trustees has an immediate opening for a new … Continue reading

MCC Asking for Bids for “Architectural/Space Utilization Services”

This popped into my inbox this morning from Digital Journal: Under the headline appeared the following: Crystal Lake, IL (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 DataBid.com is currently reporting on the McHenry County College Architectural/Space Utilization Services due June 19, 2014, 4:00 … Continue reading

Bruce Rauner & Evelyn Sanguinetti Speak to Crowd at Fox River Grove Panera

GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner and his Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti spoke to folks gathered at Panera in Fox River Grove on Saturday afternoon. The meeting was inspired by 18-year old Precinct Committeeman candidate Jenna Wing, moderator Andrew Gasser said. … Continue reading