Barb Wheeler Has Well-Attended Nunda Fund Raiser

Around the pool off Oak Ridge Road, McHenry County Board member Barb Wheeler had a well-attended fundraiser Saturday afternoon. Labeled a “Teeni Weeni Bikini Martini Pool Party, it lasted into the evening. There were musicians from Florida playing beach music … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Dirk Beveridge Sends Small Business Piece

This is a mailing aimed at small businessmen, I think. In 1996, I had a Crystal Lake mail list man put together a small business list. It was huge. In Barrington Township, I’m remembering it was every fourth household. In … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Daily Herald Endorsed Dirk Beveridge

Using his Sunday endorsement by the Daily Herald as a starting off point, 8th Congressional District Republican candidate Dirk Beveridge issued this press release: Republican Dirk Beveridge Soars to the Top of the List The 8th Congressional Candidate Scores a … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Chicago Tribune Endorses Beveridge

The biggest news in Illinois has endorsed Dirk Beveridge for Congress in the 8th Congressional District, which Melissa Bean now represents. The Beveridge press release follows: Republican Candidate for Illinois’ 8th Congressional Seat Builds Electability Profile for Battle Against Vulnerable Democrat … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Dirk Beveridge Endorsed by Pioneer Press

The following was received this morning: “We are breaking through the clutter and clearing a path to victory–in February AND in November!  This Republican primary is about the candidate who can be most effective in Washington restoring the conservative principles set forth … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Dirk Beveridge Brings Out Private Enterprise Supporters

8th congressional district candidate to face off this fall against Melissa Bean Dirk Beveridge has issued the following job-related press release. It includes private sector endorsements of his candidacy, some of whom you and I’ve even heard of. ILLINOIS JOB … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Dirk Beveridge Endorsed by Cuba Township

Here’s an overlooked press release from 8th congressional district Republican candidate Dirk Beveridge. It tells of his endorsement by Cuba Township Republicans. Cuba Township is in the far southwestern corner of Lake County, east of Algonquin Township. Beveridge Endorsed by … Continue reading

Illinois Family Institute Releases Candidate Rankings on 8th Congressional District

The group that made robo-calls on behalf of the successful fight ban on video poker in unincorporated McHenry County to county board members has released its rankings. They are not endorsements. They are lists of how people either responded to … Continue reading

Young Republicans Staging 8th Congressional District Debate at MCC

Jon Heideman, McHenry County Young Republican Education Committee Chairman, announced today that the YR’s will sponsor a November 20th candidate’s night at McHenry County College’s Conference Center. Six candidates are listed. Not all have filed their petitions in Springfield. The … Continue reading

Four File to Oppose Melissa Bean

In alphabetic order, four people filed to opposed 8th District Congresswoman Melissa Bean right at 8 AM: Dirk Beveridge John Dawson Christopher Geissler Maria Rodriguez The three men have a Barrington zip code, as does incumbent Bean. Rodriguez is village … Continue reading