NorWest Republican Organization Picks Mike McCleary as Leader

Mike McCleary, a man who has led the Republican organization put together to represent the smallest townships in McHenry County, will do so again for the next two years. McCleary is from Greenwood Township.  He was one of those caught … Continue reading

ALAW Endorses County Board Candidates

Patricia Kennedy, President of the Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water sends the following information: ALAW Endorsements for County Board: The Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water (ALAW) endorses the following candidates for County Board: Tom Wilbeck, District 1 Jeffrey Thorsen, … Continue reading

Searching for the Motivation for the Township Consolidation Push

This is not the first time that I have wondered why folks are putting so much effort into getting township consolidation referendums on the ballot. It seems to me that none of the smaller townships will end up with majorities … Continue reading

ALAW Announces Endorsements

A press release from Patricia Kennedy, President of the Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water: ALAW County Board Candidate Endorsements The Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water (ALAW) endorses seven candidates for McHenry County Board: District 1: Andrew Gasser District 2: … Continue reading

Voluntary Potential Conflict of Interest Disclosure Gains Momentum as a Campaign Issue

One of the roles McHenry County Blog plays is alerting daily newspapers of stories they otherwise might not think of. This might be one of those articles. The Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water came up with an idea to … Continue reading

McHenry County Green Team Asks for Friday Comments on County’s 2030 Plan

Here’s a press release from a group I have not heard of before, the McHenry County Green Team: YOUR COUNTY PLAN COMMISSION NEEDS YOUR INPUT! The McHenry County Green Team encourages all residents to read the proposed 2030 Land Use … Continue reading