The Sideways Report on Camp Algonquin

Looking at the McHenry County Historical Commission agenda for June 3rd (6:30 PM Administration Building in Woodstock), I discovered that it does not allow the public to view minutes from past meetings without a secret password. But that may not … Continue reading

Was Harrison Really Running for State’s Attorney?

There seemed to be three significant parts of Jim Harrison’s campaign for McHenry County Sheriff. The first two were guilt by association articles on the front page of the Northwest Herald. I think it is fair to say that without … Continue reading

Operating Engineers Pop for $12,300 in Signs for Andy Zinke

My guess is the billboard above from the Bill Prim for Sheriff campaign spooked the Andy Zinke campaign. In any event, the Operating Engineers Local 150 union made a $12,308.50 in-kind contribution for “campaign signs” to the Zinke campaign on … Continue reading

Walsh Volunteer Steve Tucker Catches Maryland Car Stealing His Signs

I haven’t done a story on sign stealing, but it certainly is happening. I should have taken a photo last week of the missing Mike Mahon sign between the Keith Nygren and Sally Wiggins signs on the northeast corner of … Continue reading

Sign Effort for Mike Mahon Kicks into Gear

Mike Mahon was busy at work putting signs up throughout the county Saturday. They weren’t going in the public rights-of-way. They were being put on donor’s private properties, the campaign says. Earlier this week the McHenry County Highway Department took … Continue reading

Manzullo Sunday Town Hall Meeting on Health Care at McHenry County College

Just in case you want to mark your calendar, 16th District Congressman Don Manzullo will be holding an official Town Hall Meeting this Sunday starting at noon in the large gym at McHenry County College. It starts at twelve. Parking … Continue reading