Galena’s Batman – From Political Reformer to Superhero

A press release from David Bachmann: Former McHenry County Democratic Coroner’s Candidate Becomes the “Batman of Galena!” Rather than a continued career in Politics, the former McHenry County Candidate for Coroner Dave Bachmann, donates his time and resources to the … Continue reading

Message of the Day – A Cake

Symbolizing the lambs that the Israelites slaughtered the night of Passover in Egypt and Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God, sacrificed for mankind’s Salvation, is this seasonal cake found at Jewel. I chose the chocolate version, although white icing was … Continue reading

Where to Go on Spring Vacation

Having examined the plane fares to Florida, the three Skinners certainly are not flying south. So, the question is where we can drive? Should we go to a water park in the Wisconsin Dells, Rockford (as some Wisconsin State Senators … Continue reading

Sky High Ski Lift Fee Hike

Up 1,525%! I was reading Capitol Fax Blog yesterday and found a reference to a Quad City Times editorial about the Pat Quinn administration having raised ski lift inspection fees from $60 to $950. Democrats punching business in the gut … Continue reading

Manzullo Seeks McHenry County Amtrak Stop

Didn’t know an Amtrak route is planned through McHenry County. Well, if you are a regular reader of McHenry County Blog, you would. Links to McHenry County Blog’s stories follow: April 3, 2010 – Quinn Says Amtrak Going Through Belvidere … Continue reading

Quinn Says Amtrak Going Through Belvidere

In a Monday Rockford political press conference (as opposed to a governmental press conference) with his newly chosen running mate former Carbondale city councilwoman and failed candidate for mayor Sheila Simon at his side (proving it was a political appearance), … Continue reading