Following the discovery of a rabid bat in Crystal Lake, the McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) is reminding residents never to handle bats or any wild animals to minimize their risk of exposure to the deadly disease.
McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is considering vying to replace Lisa Madigan as Illinois attorney general despite criticism over the ethical implications of his alleged improper hiring of two longtime allies.
Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) will hold mobile office hours on Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Marengo in an effort to make it easier for all of his constituents to reach out with their questions and concerns, according to a press release.
Residents of McHenry and Kane counties affected by the July flooding of the Fox River and its tributaries may have their properties reassessed, according to an announcement on Rep. Allen Skillicorn's (R-East Dundee) website.
Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) and Sen. Pamela Althoff (R-Crystal Lake) want to hear from residents and talk to them about the state budget and state government in general, according to a posting on Reick's website.
McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin performed a "two-step shuffle" to get out of what appeared to be his lack of knowledge regarding state law, the Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) and county government, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) claim on their Illinois Leaks website.
McHenry County Chairman Jack Franks refused to answer questions or allow county residents to informally address board members at a recent special meeting that failed to reach a quorum, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
Military servicemen and women now have greater freedom to cancel and suspend contractual services if called to relocate thanks to legislation from Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) that Gov. Bruce Rauner recently signed into law, according to a press release.