McHenry County needs a Chairman to Reign in Spending

SNF employees file staffing petition amid scabies outbreak at Valley Hi

SNF employees file staffing petition amid scabies outbreak Emily Mongan, Staff Writer July 14, 2016 Employees at an Illinois nursing home have filed a petition against the facility’s allegedly insufficient staffing levels as executives grapple with an outbreak of scabies. More than 70 workers and members of Service Employees International Union Local 73 at the [Read More]

Editor’s Desk: Stopgap budget already has an $8 billion pricetag

• Dan McCaleb is executive editor of Northwest Herald. Email him at dmccaleb@shawmedia.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Dan_McCaleb. Turns out Reps. David McSweeney and Jack Franks were right.  The temporary budget approved late last month by the Illinois General Assembly and signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner is a disaster. At the request of McSweeney, [Read More]