Judge Gordon Graham Retiring

McHenry County Circuit Court Judge Gordon Graham has informed court officials that he is retiring on September 7th. In 2010, Graham ran for and won the office. He won the GOP primary election without opposition. Then, up popped Sally Wiggins, … Continue reading

McHenry County Concealed Carry Association Wishes “Happy New Year” & Annouces Jan. 12th Meeting

An email from the McHenry County Right to Carry Association follows, but first take a look at how an armed security guard stopped a crime in Chicago this weekend. Happy New Year to all members of the McHenry County Right … Continue reading

Illinois Candidate Birth Certificate Case Goes to 4th Appellate Court – Part 1

The last traction I saw for the birth certificate issue was when Chris Matthews asked why President Barack Obama didn’t just make his public. It was raised locally by McHenry County resident Sharon Maroni when she challenged Sally Wiggins, Independent … Continue reading

McHenry County Tea Party Endorses Sally Wiggins

A press release from Independent candidate for Judge Sally Wiggins: Sally Oeffling Wiggins endorsed by tea party CRYSTAL LAKE, IL. NOVEMBER 1, 2010: Sally Oeffling Wiggins Independent Judicial Candidate for McHenry County Circuit Court Judge has received the coveted endorsement … Continue reading

How to Question a Candidate’s Residency

A little while ago, Green Party Sheriff’s candidate Gus Philpott sent out the press release at the bottom of this article. It questioned Sheriff Keith Nygren’s eligibility to be on the ballot. I knew that such a challenge was too … Continue reading

Tribune Endorses Schultz, Mahon and Graham

In times past the Chicago Tribune endorsed down to the County Board level. No more. This year, just those running for countywide office and judicial posts (some of which are now smaller than countywide) are endorsed in the collar counties). … Continue reading

33 Comments on Mike Mahon Budget Cutting Post

The Sheriff’s campaign supporters (both GOP and Dem) are weighing in on the press release from Democrat Mike Mahon outlining how he would cut $1 million in Keith Nygren’s departmental budget: Mike Mahon Outlines $1 Million in Budget Cuts for … Continue reading

Sally Wiggins Holds Fund Raiser at Brink’s Street

I stopped in on the first part of Independent 22nd Judicial District candidate Sally Wiggins fundraiser at the establishment next to the Metro Bowl tonight. You see some of the folks who arrived early. Her opponent, Associate Judge Gordon Graham, … Continue reading

The Politicians in the Johnsburg Saufen und Spiel Parade

First among the politicians at the Johnsburg parade was McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren. Unlike other parades, there were not four motorcycles accompanying him.  Usually there are two from the Sheriff’s Department and two from the McHenry County Conservation District. … Continue reading