Mary McClellan Endorsements for County Clerk

Hearing that State Rep. Barb Wheeler had endorsed McHenry County Board member Mary McClellan for County Clerk, I reached out for confirmation. Come to find out, it was easy to confirm because Wheeler’s name is right at the top of … Continue reading

Bikini Cover-up at Wheeler’s Fund Raiser

“Teeni Weenie Bikini” was the come-on for State Rep.-to-be Barb Wheeler Saturday in Wauconda. There may have been some at Lindy’s Landing on Bangs Lake, but they were covered up. Some people might wonder why people running unopposed for the … Continue reading

70 Attend Nunda Republican Candidates’ Night Last Monday

The following is a press release from the Nunda Township Republican Central Committee. The photos were taken by Tessa Shorten. This past Monday, February 13th, 2012 the Nunda Township Republican Central Committee sponsored a Candidate Forum for precinct committeemen, captains … Continue reading

McHenry County Business Committee Holds Second Meeting

A new Political Action Committee organized by Nunda Township Republican Central Committee Chairman and Waste Management employee Brent Smith held its second meeting Wednesday night at American Community Bank in McHenry. Registered with the State Board of Elections on November … Continue reading

Donna Kurtz Raises Campaign Funds for County Board Race

For the second Thursday night in a row, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria was the site of a Republican event.  More sales tax revenue for my revenue-starved Village of Lakewood was one of my thoughts. Last week, it was for State Senate … Continue reading

Nunda Township Republican Party Chairman Brent Smith Stepping Down

A press release from Nunda Township Republican Party Chairman Brent Smith: Nunda GOP Chairman Brent Smith Plans to Step Aside at End of Term Prairie Grove, IL, November 17th, 2011- This past Monday, November 14th, at the regular meeting of the … Continue reading

Walsh v. Hultgren Monday Night in Prairie Grove

Nunda Township Republican Township Committeeman Brent Smith told me at Congressman Randy Hultgren’s Friday night pizza party that both Hultgren and Joe Walsh had agreed to speak at Monday night’s Nunda Township Republican Precinct Committeemen’s meeting at the Prairie Isle … Continue reading

Jim Schlader Raises Money for District 3 County Board Race

A press release from McHenry County Board member Jim Schlader: Jim Schlader announced his candidacy for McHenry County Board 3rd District to a packed crowd at Corkscrew Pointe in McHenry last night. It was a night filled with merriment and … Continue reading

The McHenry County Fair – Political Angles

While the teen were exploring other parts of the McHenry County Fair on Friday, I went looking for things political. Democratic Party State Rep. Jack Franks’ tent was first.  It was closest to the free parking. Then,  I saw the … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler State Rep. Fund Raiser Successful

An impressive crowd turned out for McHenry County Board member Barb Wheeler’s fund raiser for her State Rep. campaign. From those attending, I concluded that she will be the favorite of most of the McHenry County part of the 64th … Continue reading

John O’Neill Holds Fund Raiser

Prairie Isle Golf Club was the site for a Tuesday fund raiser for District 3 McHenry County Board candidate John O’Neill. O’Neill is one of five Republican candidates vying for four slots on the fall 2012 ballot. With incumbent Barb … Continue reading

Nunda Township Republican Party Chairman Reacts to Munaretto’s Request to Change County Remap Lines

Yesterday, McHenry County Blog published an email request from Algonquin McHenry County Board member Marc Munaretto to spin the boundaries counterclockwise in the Southeastern part of McHenry County. This is the reaction of Brent Smith, the Republican Township Chairman of … Continue reading

The Mike Mahon Press Release on His DUI

Our family was out of town when the Democratic Party candidate for McHenry County Sheriff released the following press release. I was so overwhelmed with emails upon returning, I let it slide. With Nunda Township Republican Central Committee Chairman Brent … Continue reading

County Fair Politicians

The McHenry County Fair is a place that a politician can meet a lot of people. I loved working them while I was running for County Treasurer and in that office from 1966-70. Not to mention the 16 years I … Continue reading