Local Pro-Lifers Offer Endorsements

The McHenry County Pro-Life Victory Fund has issued its endorsements to its Pro-Life mailing list. Getting the boost were the following: Congressmen Peter Roskam and Randy Hultgren State Senate candidate Craig Wilcox McHenry County Clerk Joe Tirio McHenry County Board … Continue reading

Management Services Committee Considering IMRF Pullout for County Board Members

The second committee to weigh in on whether McHenry County Board members should stop participating in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension program will meet Monday at 8:15. It’s the Management Services Committee, chaired by Tina Hill. The first was … Continue reading

Details of Lyn Orphal’s Mental Health Board Contract

As of December 16, former 10-year McHenry County Board member Lyn Orphal has been Interim Director of the McHenry County Mental Health Board. The Agency has been in turmoil over bad financial decisions for a couple of years. With the … Continue reading

Diane Evertsen Stops Passage of Video Gambling…for Now

The McHenry County Liquor and License Committee met Monday morning with an audience of liquor license holders pretty much filling the room. According to Committee chairman Ken Koehler, there were 15 people testifying in favor of a vote on a … Continue reading

Property Tax Hike Becoming County Board Top Issue – Part 3

Saturday night’s crowd of candidates also gave opening statements. And, as on Friday, some targeted like a laser beam on the tax hike issue. (See also Part 1 and Part 2.) But before beginning, let me remind you of those … Continue reading

Who Voted to Raise Your County Taxes?

The McHenry County Board failed to break with the “increase the tax take as much as possible” crowd, but they came close. Barb Wheeler made the motion to remove the CPI and Nick Provenzano seconded it.   Wheeler is a candidate … Continue reading

Marc Munaretto Seeking to Replace Ken Koehler as County Board Chairman

Multiple sources have confirmed that the man who placed third in the contest to be named McHenry County Board Chairman is running again. The vote in 2008 was sixteen for Ken Koehler, six for Barb Wheeler and two for Marc … Continue reading

YR’s Offer Second Chance to Meet Republican County Board Candidates

The McHenry County Young Republicans invite folks, young and old, to their next meeting on Wednesday January 20 at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the restaurant 1776 in Crystal Lake, on Route 14 between the signals at … Continue reading

A-LAW Questionnaire for County Board Candidates

You read what the Woodstock Independent, the Northwest Herald and the Daily Herald want to know about and from candidates. Here’s what the Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water are interested in learning about those running for the McHenry County … Continue reading