Huntley Police Ready for Heroin Overdoses

By Cal Skinner A message from the Huntley Police Department: HPD now carries Narcan to help combat opiate overdose cases The Huntley Police Department, under the authority of the Kane County Health Department, has begun training and equipping its officers with Narcan. Narcan, also known as Naloxone, is an opioid antagonist. Narcan is used to […]

MCC Board Will Interview Replacements for Wilbeck Wednesday

By Cal Skinner The McHenry County College Board will interview replacements for recently-resigned Trustee Tom Wilbeck at a 6:30 meeting on Wednesday, October 1st. Wilbeck resigned because he moved within McHenry County, but outside of the MCC’s borders. …read more Source: McHenry County Blog

Northwest Herald Gets New Publisher

By Cal Skinner The Northwest Herald has brought in an outsider to run the paper. The Northwest Herald’s online edition is reporting that Publisher John Rung is being replaced by Kate Weber. Rung remains as President of Shaw Media. Weber has been working at the NWH since April, the article says. Rung stated she is […]

Compromising Chicago Taxi Safety

By Cal Skinner A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: CHICAGO TAXICAB OPERATOR INDICTED AND ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY CONSPIRING TO FALSIFY TITLES OF SALVAGED AND REBUILT TAXIS CHICAGO ― A Chicago used car broker and taxicab operator was arrested today after being indicted on federal charges for allegedly causing at least 180 vehicles that […]

Little Townships Holding Oct. 8th GOP Fundraiser

By Cal Skinner The NorWest Townships Republican Central Committee is holding a $20 fundraiser at the All Seasons Apple Orchard on Route 176 between Route 47 and Franklinville Road. It’s hare to miss being the most prominent business west of Dean Street Road. The invitation to the NorWest Townships Republican Central Committee’s October 8th fundraiser. […]

Oberweis Catches Durbin Lying in Tribune Interview

By Cal Skinner A press release from Republican U.S. Senatorial candidate Jim Oberweis: Durbin caught lying about IRS contact at Chicago Tribune editorial board session Jim Oberweis Dick Durbin CHICAGO — U.S. Senator Dick Durbin was caught lying today at the Chicago Tribune editorial board session when asked about his role in the IRS scandal. […]

Is Marriage Declining Despite Same-Sex Unions or Because of Them?

By David E Smith An article in the Washington Examiner on September 18 carried the headline: “Census: Marriage rate at 93-year low, even including same-sex couples.“ The article states: “The Census Bureau reported Thursday that the nation’s marriage rate is the lowest since 1920, and the first-time inclusion of same sex married couples did little to reverse […]

County Board Votes to Allow Trailers to Be Occupied

By Cal Skinner McHenry County Board member Mike Walkup has identified a problem that resulted from taking the unpopular RV, boat, snowmobile storage restrictions out of the proposed new zoning ordinance. You can see what was voted down below: Walkup’s observations are below: One of the effects of having 24 people try to decide the […]

A Different Layout

By Cal Skinner Yesterday, readers saw how the Northwest Herald presented the photos of McHenry County Sheriff’s candidates Jim Harrison and Bill Prim. Harrison’s was on top with his name appearing multiple times. For those who did not catch it, here’s all of Sunday’s front page that would fit on my scanner: And, below is […]

Federal Judge Envisions ‘Rape License’ for ‘Right to Rape’

By David E Smith Judge Richard Posner, a federal judge with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, recently become a hero to the pro-”gay marriage” left when, by way of a “legal analysis” free from the troublesome constraints of logic, case precedent, biology, tradition and reality in general, he managed to somehow divine a long-hidden […]