State Senator Karen McConnaughay Resignation Follows Pam Althoff’s by Three Days

Just three days after State Senator Pam Althoff announced her resignation, State Senator Karen McConnaughay will officialy leave ofice. McConnaughay announced earlier that she intended to resign to take a job in the private sector. McConnaughay will be replaced by … Continue reading

McHenry Township Trustee Bill Cunningham Resigns

At last year’s McHenry Township election, four Republicans were elected Township Trustees. They comprise four-fifths of the McHenry Township Board with Independent Supervisor Craig Adams being the fifth vote. At this month’s Board meeting, Bill Cunningham, one of the the … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Praises Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik for Following Advice to Appoint a Deputy Clerk

Illinois Leaks first published this story.  It is reprinted here with permission. Algonquin Township Clerk Resigns as FOIA officer and confirms we were right! BY KIRK ALLEN ON JUNE 8, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –As we said in this article, we … Continue reading

McHenry County Auditor Pam Palmer Announces Retirement

In the boxes of McHenry County Board members before last night’s meeting was a letter from County Auditor Pam Palmer announcing her retirement. You can read it below: She has selected January 5th to leave office. My understanding of the … Continue reading

CL High School Board Meeting in Emergency Session Tonight

Waiving the two-day notice required by the Open Meetings Act, the District 155 High School Board is meeting tonight at District offices in Crystal Lake to react to the resignation of Superintendent Johnnie Thomas at last night’s meeting. The agenda … Continue reading

Senate President Resigning June 30th

Illinois Senate President Christine Radogno announced that she is resigning from the Senate tomorrow. Governor Bruce Rauner issued the following statement: Statement on Senate Republican Leader Radogno Resignation SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner today released the following statement regarding Senate … Continue reading

Brian Sager Resigns as GOP Precinct Committeeman

Woodstock Mayor and Greenwood Township Republican Precinct Committeeman sent the following July 22nd email of resignation of his GOP Committeeman post. Upon consideration of conversations at last night’s meeting of Republican Precinct Committee Men and Women, I have determined the … Continue reading

Hebron Mayor Refuses to Resign

John Jacobson, Hebron’s Mayor who was arrested on drug charges last month, was asked by several village residents to resign, but he refused. In a statement after entering the Village Board’s meeting room right before the 7 PM starting time, … Continue reading

Recent GOP Committeemen Appointments

It’s been a while since I looked for new appointees to the McHenry County Republican Central Committee by new-elected Chairman Sandy Salgado. Here’s what I found: ALGONQUIN 3 – Mickey Barnas (Resigned 7/27/14) ALGONQUIN 3 – Nate Gainer (Appt 7/27/14) … Continue reading

Lori McConnville’s Letter of Resignation from Prairie Grove School Board

Thought readers might be interested in what this former Democratic Party candidate for the McHenry County Board had to say when she resigned from the teacher union-dominated Prairie Grove District 46 School Board: November 11, 2014 Statement to the Prairie … Continue reading