Illinois’ comeback story starts here.

Jason Spyres

Jason Spyres

“I served 15 years in prison, and now owe $268,000 in fines because I sold pot when I was 19 and 20. “I got out of prison and all of my counselors told me, ‘Jason, you get out there and you make the life you told me you were going to make. We’re so proud....

Nepotistic hires highlight township government waste

Nepotistic hires highlight township government waste

Two McHenry County highway commissioners hired each other’s sons to township government positions in 2017. Despite concerns of nepotism, these practices are not uncommon in township government.

By Joe Kaiser