Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. – Phil Donahue Though I’m sure you’ve already determined the catalyst for this column, with the
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Quick Hits – May 23, 2023
It’s time to catch up on and dispense with a number of previous stories, so let’s get to it! The Treasurer didn’t shove anyone First,
A truly sad ending for a good man
It is with an incredibly heavy heart that I have to announce Sheriff Ron Hain just confirmed that former Kane County Circuit Clerk and Republican
Tim Morgan will take his Campton Hills trustee seat tonight!
We will delve far deeper into this sad situation and abject waste of taxpayer dollars in tomorrow’s regular column. But suffice it to say that
Life is never dull in Kane County!
I suppose that’s a good thing for a journalist, but to tell you the truth, after some of the stories we’ve covered lately, a small
This time, the Treasurer went too far!
Of all the stratagems, knowing when to quit is the best. – Chinese proverb The is the second time in a month I’ve approached the
State’s Attorney Mosser strikes again!
Incompetence is a better explanation than conspiracy in most human activity. – Journalist Peter Bergen Considering all the twists and turns involved in this one,
Quick Hits – May 4, 2023
Not Illinois business as usual! As you might imagine, I’ve been following the Tribune’s coverage of the ComEd Four trial with great interest. For reference
The anatomy of a white-collar theft
Recent Kane County events got me thinking about some of my favorite on-air conversations with former Ward and Jones co-host and retired South Elgin police
When we choose to separate ourselves
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won. – Walt Whitman I had to think long and hard about this possibility