McHenry County Board Committee Recommendations (Corrected)

Correction: My eyes were not working well enough yesterday when I copied the following information from item 14.2a in tonight’s McHenry County Board Agenda.  Most of my mistakes were in the Public Health Committee. = = = = = On … Continue reading

Four Democrats Being Sworn In as McHenry County Board Members Today

It’s the first Monday in December. That’s when newly-elected county officials are sworn in statewide. The biggest news is the addition of four Democrats to the McHenry County Board. The total is now five, plus County Board Chairman Jack Franks. … Continue reading

McHenry County Board Candidates Answer Seven Questions – Return of Title X

Instead of finding a quote from each of the nine District 1,2 and 3 candidates for McHenry County Board who were featured in the McHenry County League of Women Voters Forum, let’s take a look at their answers to one … Continue reading

County Board Candidates from Districts 1, 2 & 3 on Display Tonight at MCC

The McHenry County League of Women Voters will hold a forum for County Board candidates running in Districts 1, 2, and 3 on Monday, October 8th. In District 1 the following are candidates: Republican Bob Nowak Republican Christopher Spoerl Democrat … Continue reading

County Board Candidates from Districts 1, 2 & 3 on Display Monday, October 8th

The McHenry County League of Women Voters will hold a forum for County Board candidates running in Districts 1, 2, and 3 on Monday, October 8th. In District 1 the following are candidates: Republican Bob Nowak Republican Christopher Spoerl Democrat … Continue reading

Politics at the McHenry County Fair

I made my annual trip to the McHenry County Fair Saturday afternoon looking for political aspects. Coming in the back of the only air conditioned building, I saw the McHenry County Citizens for Choice. Next was the McHenry County Republican … Continue reading

CL Independence Day Parade – Part 14 – Trisha Zubert

Volo resident Trisha Zubert is running to replace State Rep. Barbara Wheeler. Zubert was in the Crystal Lake Independence Day Parade as part of the Democratic Party’s contingent. … Continue reading

CL Independence Day Parade – Part 13 – Suzanne Ness

Susanne Ness is running as a Democrat in McHenry County Board District 2. Unlike past Democratic Party candidates, Ness has a contingent in Crystal Lake’s Independence Day Parade. Marching with her contingent was a young man with a Kelli Wegener … Continue reading

Nunda Township Democrats Roll Out Clerk, Trustee Candidates

They will contest the April election with the following Republican candidates: Supervisor Kelvin Lee Jennigs Catherine M. Williams Michael Walkup Township Assessor Mark Dzemske Justin Franzke Road Commissioner “Iron” Mike Lespernce Eric Dowd Clerk Joni Smith Trustee (4 to be … Continue reading