Chris Christensen Opens County Board Campaign Fund with $9,300

About-to-be appointed District 3 McHenry County Board member Chris Christensen has filed his first campaign finance report with the Illinois State Board of Elections. It says he has $9,300 so far. Two entities made contributions of $1,000 or more: $2,000 … Continue reading

Republicans Raise Money, Heard Candidates, Soldier

The McHenry County Republican Party held its annual fundraiser at a hanger on the north side of the Lake in the Hills Airport. It’s a low expense affair with, presumably, the hanger donated and eats and drinks provided by Crystal … Continue reading

Craig Wilcox Gets Money for County Board Campaign

District 4 County Board candidate Craig Wilcox has picked up some contributions of $1,000 or more recently. District 4 comprises northern McHenry, Johnsburg, Ringwood, Richmond, Spring Grove, Lakemoor and nearby unincorporated areas. Reports to the Illinois State Board of Elections … Continue reading

State’s Attorney Candidates’ Contributions This Year

Time to take a look at big contributions to the campaigns of Patrick Kenneally and Dan Regna, both of whom seek the Republican Party nomination for McHenry County State’s Attorney. Kenneally started out the year with $32,906, having raised $50,600. Since … Continue reading

YMCA Breaks Ground on Addition that Will Make Crystal Lake’s “the Flagship for the Nation,” according to Sparkplug Vince Foglia

Philanthropists, kids, staff, Sage employees and the construction team broke ground on a 42,000 square foot addition to the Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake today. It will contain a swimming pool suitable for competition with plenty of bleacher space. Clearly, … Continue reading

Robotics and Machining Program Win Remodeling, Construction, Sage Products Offer Dismissed for Time Being

To create “a talent pipeline to replace the workers that are currently retiring…in the highly technical field of manufacturing,” the McHenry County College Board voted 5-2 at its Thursday Board meeting to approve over $2.3 million in remodeling and construction … Continue reading

More $1,000 and More Contrinutions for Dee Beaubien

Besides being provided two of Democratic Party Chairman and House Speaker Mike Madigan’s staffers during July, local rich folks are also contributing to Independent Dee Beaubien’s campaign. See “Madigan Money for ‘Independent’ Dee Beaubien.” Those that have reported so far … Continue reading