Comparing Township Costs & Surpluses

A friend of McHenry County Blog ran these figures on McHenry County Townships: Comparison of McHenry Township Finances Township Fund Balance to Revenue Per Capita Expenditures Per Household Expenditures Alden 124.7% 266 747 Algonquin 72.8% 44 124 Burton 176.7% 59 … Continue reading

“What Are We Fighting For?” 19-Year Old Precinct Committeeman Candidate Asks

That’s the title of Melissa Denker’s philosophical article on her blog, So what are the thoughts of a young Tea Party Republican as she enters the political world in Dunham Township? She is running unopposed for Republican Precinct Committeeman. … Continue reading

Former GOP State Rep. Aspirant Fred Doederlein, R.I.P.

I think it was in a special election in 1969 when I met Fred Doederlein. Doederlein was the owner of Doederlein Lumber in East Dundee and a Township Trustee. He was contesting with fellow Dundee Township resident R. Bruce Waddell, … Continue reading

Dundee Township Men Accused of Operating 300 Person, $16 Million Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: TWO SUBURBAN MEN ALLEGEDLY OBTAINED $16 MILLION FROM 300 INVESTORS IN FRAUDULENT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT SCHEME CHICAGO — Two businessmen who operated a defunct northwest suburban real estate investment company were charged … Continue reading

Algonquin’s Maggie Auger Runnnig for Kane County Board

The following press release has been received from Maggie Auger announcing her candidacy for Kane County Board District 23. Kane County, unlike McHenry County, has single-member districts. That allows an active candidate to knock on every door. McHenry County has … Continue reading