Gravel Pit Company Gives Franks $2,500 Four Days Before Citizens Come to Complain about Expansion

At Tuesday’s meeting of the McHenry County Board, citizens from the Spring Grove-Fox Lake area appeared to object to additional gravel pits in their area. One of those who spoke mentioned the Thelen Sand and Gravel company. Hearing the name … Continue reading

Franks Picks Up More Union Money

Sunday seems to be a popular day for Jack Franks to file information about big contributions with the Illinois State Board of Elections. Yesterday he reported $5,000 from the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters…based in Chicago, of course. Shouldn’t be … Continue reading