Early Returns for County Board District 2 Point to Donna Kurtz Victory, Might Be Blowout

Just got back from my polling place at the Main Beach House. Any thoughts that disgusted voters would storm the ballot boxes turned out to be nonsense, at least looking only at the paper ballots. Of course, I could be … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler’s Pro-Life Postcard

From looking at District 3 candidate Nick Provenzano’s fancy Pro-Life post card (see bottom of the liked article), one would think he was the only Pro-Life candidate running. A post card from Barb Wheeler hopes to clear up any confusion. … Continue reading

ALAW Conflict of Interest Idea Jumps to Crystal Lake City Government

Remember hearing about how forest fires sometimes jump fire breaks that are intended to contain them. That may have happened late last week with the Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water’s conflict of interest ordinance. Originally presented to the McHenry … Continue reading

Divide and Conquer

There’s a five-way race for two seats in the Crystal Lake-Lake in the Hills District 2. The incumbents are County Board Chairman Ken Koehler and Lyn Orphal. Challenging them are three women: Sandra DePual, a member of the Regional Board … Continue reading

First McHenry County Board Member Not Up for Election Files ALAW Conflict of Interest Form

The Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water has received its first completed conflict of interest form from a county board member not up for election. Her name is Virginia Peschke and she represents District 5. In addition, another candidate for … Continue reading

County Board Candidates Ellen Brady Mueller and John Jung File ALAW Conflict of Interest Questionnaire

There are 27 people running for the McHenry County Board. As of now, over half the candidates have filled out questionnaires aimed at identifying potential conflicts of interest–14 in all. Might this be an indicator that those wanting to serve … Continue reading

Pro-Life Endorsement for Zane Seipler for Sheriff, County Board Candidates

Illinois Citizens for Life, a statewide pro-life group, has endorsed Zane Seipler for McHenry County Sheriff. Seipler is challenging incumbent Sheriff Keith Nygren in the February 2nd Republican primary election. The organization is also endorsing candidates for county board. In … Continue reading