Tax Fighter Chuck Wheeler’s Fund Raiser Monday Nigth in Johnsburg

When McHenry’s Chuck Wheeler ran for the County Board four years, he pledged to lower taxes. Now, he is leading the charge against the McHenry High School District’s and City of McHenry’s efforts to hike taxes. His $25 fundraiser is … Continue reading

Republicans on Parade in Johnsburg

After the Libertarian Party entry in the Johnsburg Saufen und Spiel Parade came a long line of Republicans. Flags came first. An elephant drew attention to signs. More flags on a float on which Republican party Chairman Diane Evertsen cn … Continue reading

Democrats on Parade in Johnsburg

When I started writing the article on Jack Franks parading in Johnsburg, I mis-titled it “Democrats on Parade.” It wasn’t until I looked at the pictures following his that I realized the highest ranking Democrat had separated himself from other … Continue reading

Jack Franks on Parade in Johnsburg

The first political entry in Johnsburg’s Saufen und Spiel Parade was that of McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks. His truck came first. Guess who was driving Jack Franks’ pickup. If you guessed Jeff Lichte, you were correct.   He’s the … Continue reading

Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Kash Jackson Marches in Johnsburg Parade

The highest ranking candidate to march in the Johnsburg Saufen und Speil Parade was Libertairan party candidate Kash Jackson. Jackson is from Antioch. He came waving an American Flag right after local Democrats.. As he approached, a solidly Republican family … Continue reading

Johnsburg and Antioch Residents Want a Voice on Massive Sewer and Water Rate Increase

From the office of Steve Reick: Reick and Wheeler Petition ICC for Local Hearing on Proposed Utilities, Inc. Rate Hike This week Representative Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) and I sent a letter to the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), asking officials … Continue reading

Local Governments Spent $1 Million Fighting Flooding, Illinois Total Too Low for Federal Reimbursement

Local governmental expenditures submitted to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency from McHenry County totaled $1,080,640.62. According to the McHenry County Emergency Management Agency, “In the four counties proclaimed a disaster area by Governor Rauner, uninsured damages to public property and … Continue reading