Illinois Business Formation Record Dismay for Last Three Years

From the Illinois News Network: Wisconsin state official highlights state economy in comparison to Illinois By Cole Lauterbach | Illinois News Network Aug 24, 2018 Wisconsin’s top economist is using Illinois as an example to highlight how well Wisconsin’s economy … Continue reading

Wisconsin Sex Offender Found Unregistered in Richmond

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Richmond Resident Arrested for Failure to Register as Sex Offender On February 27, 2015, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service Task Force arrested Kevin D. Kellison of … Continue reading

Seven McHenry County Fire Departments Help Put Out Massive Burlington Egg Processing Plant Fire

When I heard that Illinois fire departments were helping put out the fire in Burlington, Wisconsin, I figured some would be from our area.  (Here’s the Chicago Tribune article.) Burlington is one of the places where my father used to … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Department Gives Up Address for Seized Delevan Property

I went fishing in the Sheriff’s Department for assets seized this summer and found a property in Delavan, Wisconsin. The funny thing was, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department refused to supply the address. I appealed to the Public Access Division … Continue reading

Sun-Times Editorial Cartoonist Jack Higgins Scores Again

Friday’s editorial cartoon in the Chicago Sun-Times by Jack Higgins is trenchant. I knew the word worked, but had to look up its meaning: “vigorously effective and articulate.” He shows traffic leaving Wisconsin. The sign says, “”Leaving Wisconsin, Scott Walker, … Continue reading

Teapot Boiling in Wisconsin, 63rd District Fire Doused with Kool-Aid in McHenry County

There must be a dam at the Illinois-Wisconsin border. The water from Wisconsin’s boiling tea kettle didn’t spill over the state border last Saturday when the McHenry County Republican Party decided no candidate against Jack Franks was better than Tea … Continue reading