Union Dues of Teachers at Crystal Lake High School District

What do teachers at Crystal Lake High School District 155 paid in dues to the Illinois Education Association? That’s a question that popped into my mind for some reason. The answer: D155 Education Association Monthly Dues – IEA Full Time … Continue reading

Underwood Supporter Not Confident, Steals Big Hultgren Sign in Lakewood

One would think with the money pouring into the 14th Congressional District now represented by Randy Hultgren that opponent Lauren Underwood supporters wouldn’t be nervous. But one person driving on Lake Avenue next across the street from our home is … Continue reading

Cal Skinner’s Algonquin Township Precinct 7 Endorsement Letter

Here is the letter that I am taking to residents of my precinct: Cal Skinner Republican Precinct Committeeman Home with the tree house on Lake Ave. 459-3506, [email protected] It’s time to look at who is running for office and figure … Continue reading

NWH Endorses The Three Republican State Senate Candidates

To over-generalize,but not by much, the Northwest Herald Editorial Board endorsed all three Republican State Senate candidates over their Democratic Party opponents because the Democrats seemed likely or stated specifically that they wanted to impose a progressive income tax on … Continue reading

Bruce Rauner Visits Republican Headquarters in Crystal Lake

Governor Bruce Rauner made one of his rare visits to McHenry County today. He was late, having been tied up in traffic, so Congressman Peter Roskam filled the time with comments. It’s the first time, as far as I know, … Continue reading

Mike Walkup Announces Resignation from County Board, Jack Franks Will Appoint Replacement

I was at the District 155 High School Board meeting Tuesday night and didn’t bother to listen to the concurrent McHenry County Board meeting tape. Had I, I would have heard District 3 County Board member Mike Walkup announce his … Continue reading

Wilcox Has Less to Spend During Last Month of Campaign Than Democrat Mahady

Starting July with $1,528.85 in the bank, State Senate candidate Craig Wilcox raiser $19,940.26 during the three months ending in September. He spent $15,251.97 during the quarter. That meant he started with only $6,217.14 available for the last month of … Continue reading

Mary Mahady Pulls in Campaign Cash, Over $19,000 to Spend in Last Two Months of the Campaign

Democratic Party State Senate candidate Mary Mahady took in $16,165 during the third quarter of the year. She spent $19,579.49 during the same July-August-September period. To do so, she had to draw down a bit over $3,000 from her July … Continue reading

Daily Herald Endorses Wilcox over Malady for State Senate

The Daily Herald has endorsed former Republican McHenry County Board member Craig Wilcox, recently appointed to replace Pam Althoff in the State Senate, over Democratic Party McHenry Township Assessor Mary Malady. Here’s part of the endorsement: Mahady would like to … Continue reading