NWH Endorses Tirio for County Clerk

Against an invisible opponent who filed for bankruptcy the day she filed for the Repuboican nomination for County Clerk, the Northwest Herald endorsed McHenry County Recorder of Deeds Joe for County Clerk. It probably helped that Tirio fulfilled his 2016 … Continue reading

Shannon Teresi Seeks Support in Campaign to Replace Pam Palmer as County Auditor

The top person in the McHenry County Auditor’s Office after the retirement of Pam Palmer on January 5th is Shannon Teresi. Palmer’s replacement will be appointed by McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks. His only restriction is that the person … Continue reading

NWH Poll Shows Opposition to Jack Franks’ Legislative Power Grab

The Northwest Herald doesn’t tell how many people answer their daily questions, but last Friday the question was What do you think of the proposed bill that would give the McHenry County Board Chairman the power of appointment? The results … Continue reading

NWH Endorses in County Board Districts 1 & 2, 1 Dem, 3 GOP

The Northwest Herald rolled out endorsements for two McHenry County Board districts today. In District 1 incumbent Yvonne Barnes, a Republican challenger Kerri Barber, a Democrat In District 2 appointed incumbent Jeff Thorsen, a Republican challenger John Reinert, a Republican … Continue reading

Commenter Says NWH Comments Disabled Under Franks Endorsement Editorial

Here’s what a reader commented Sunday afternoon under the McHenry County Blog post revealing the Northwest Herald’s endorsement of Lying Jack Franks after trying to comment under his endorsement: We need to solicit conversations with those who support and blindly … Continue reading

NWH Endorses Reick and Skillicorn for State Rep.

The Northwest Herald has decided to endorse Republicans Steve Reick and Allen Skillicorn from State Representative over Democrats John Bartman and Nancy Zettler. The endorsement of Reick mentions that Bartman worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation, but does not … Continue reading