$5,000 Fine for Nygren’s “Willful” Refusal to Comply with FOIA Request

According to Pete Gonigam’s article on Thursday’s Freedom of Information Act hearing on attorney’s fees, there was an additional $5,000 fine ordered by Judge Thomas Meyer. It was levied “against the Sheriff’s Office last month for ‘willfully’ withholding the report,” Gonigam … Continue reading

Early Afternoon House Fire on 400 Block of Calhoun Street in Woodstock

A friend of McHenry County Blog turned photojournalist this afternoon when he spotted a fire in Woodstock. Another shot of the response to the house fire. “Tons of equipment,” our correspondent wrote. “About 20 – 35 men,” continued our cell … Continue reading

County Coffers Gain $250,000 from Fine and Fee Avoiders

A press release from the State’s Attorney and Circuit Clerk: Quarter of a Million Dollars Recovered for County Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, is pleased to announce that with the assistance of the McHenry County Circuit Clerk, Kathy … Continue reading

Nunda Neighbors for Open Space Going Out of Business

The State Board of Elections has denied the appeal of Nunda Neighbors. It approved, however, a settlement offer. Political Action Committee Treasurer Lori McConville, a Democratic Party candidate for McHenry County Board in the Nunda-McHenry Township District 3, told the … Continue reading

County Collecting Back Fines

The following press release comes from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office about collecting fines folks have neglected to pay: STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE COLLECTS OVER 145K IN OUTSTANDING FINES AND COSTS FOR McHENRY COUNTY TAXPAYERS Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County … Continue reading

State’s Attorney Announced Success in Child Support Collection

Read the press release about how a local business was fined $100 a day: COMPANY FACING $100 PER DAY PENALTY SETTLES CHILD SUPPORT CASE McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis A. Bianchi is pleased to announce the collection of $5,000 in … Continue reading