Mr. & Mrs. Jack Feldkamp Murdered at Home Next to Coral Woods

Harmony Real Estate owner Jack Feldkamp and his wife were knifed to death in their home about 8 o’clock last night. After the Marengo Rescue Squad answered the call, the case was turned over to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department. … Continue reading

More Opportunities to Join the Republican Party

Yesterday we looked at Alden and Algonquin Townships. Algonquin Township has 13 precincts with no Republican Precinct Committeeman. (I’d do Democrats, too, but the McHenry County Democratic Party web site doesn’t have a handy listing.) Today, we’ll look at the … Continue reading

Real Estate Tax Assessments Down Almost 10%, Don’t Expect a Lower Bill

The 2010 assessed valuation has been totaled for McHenry County and it’s down almost 10%. That’s what a comparison of raw figures from the McHenry County Supervisor of Assessments Office indicate. McHenry County real estate taxes this year will be … Continue reading

Huntley School District 158 School Board President Shawn Green Announces Resignation, Shift of Attention to Partisan Arena

Here’s a surprising press release from Shawn Green, the Huntley School Board president. He notes, as McHenry County Blog did earlier this year, that he is running for Republican precinct committeeman (Coral Township Precinct 3). In April he told me … Continue reading