Oakwood Hills Residents Seek to Trade Protection by Police Department for Sheriff’s Office

A petition is circulating in Oakwood Hills to encourage the village board to eliminate its police department and contract with the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department for protection. It says, We, the citizens of Oakwood Hills Illinois, demand that the Oakwood … Continue reading

Citizens/Media Can Get Public Officials’ Arrest Records

Our family went to Galena mid-week and, besides seeing skiers on Spring Break for the first time at Chestnut Ridge, I found a press release from the Public Access Division of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office. It was in The … Continue reading

Retired Des Plaines Police Commander Bill Prim, 20-Year Cary Resident, Announces for McHenry County Sheriff

A press release from McHenry County Sheriff’s candidate Bill Prim: VETERAN POLICE COMMANDER BILL PRIM DECLARES ¬†CANDIDACY FOR SHERIFF; VOWS TO RECONNECT OFFICE WITH THE PEOPLE OF MCHENRY Veteran Police Commander and longtime McHenry County resident Bill Prim announced Wednesday … Continue reading