Saturday, January 26, 2013
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and his wife will headline a fundraiser dinner for Prim in Woodstock on Feb. 18.
Saturday, January 26
Bill Prim, a Republican candidate for McHenry County Sheriff, on Friday announced that Republican Newt Gringrich and his wife, Callista, will headline a fundraiser dinner for Prim on Feb. 18, at Bull Valley Country Club in Woodstock, according to the McHenry County Blog. Prim, a former Des Plaines Police commander, already is preparing for the March 2014 Republican primary election. Gingrich, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, will discuss current political issues at the fundraiser, the McHenry County Blog reports. A longtime Cary resident, Prim recently retired from the Des Plaines Police Department after a 27-year career. More information about Prim can be found on the Prim for Sheriff webpage.
Monday, March 19, 2012
Congressman explains why former Massachusetts governor is the right Presidential choice despite differences on ANWR drilling and Planned Parenthood.
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney echoed many of the themes Sunday night during a Town Hall meeting in Vernon Hills that Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) has been telling constituents for more than a year. Romney also offered some positions to the crowd of just under 500 persons inside the stifling gymnasium with 200 more outside the North Shore Congressman does not accept. Dold endorsed the former Massachusetts governor in November. Earlier: Romney Wants Higher Teacher Pay “I will start drilling in ANWR. I will make it easier to drill in the Gulf (of Mexico),” Romney said in answer to a question about energy policy. “I will make it easier to get our coal.” Dold opposes drilling in ANWR, on the North Slope of Alaska, but finds a…
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Newt Gingrich is slated to speak at a rally on private land at 8585 Pyott Road at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. His wife, Callista Gingrich, will be reading a book she authored in a private event at the Goddard School in Lake in the Hills this morning.
After tough primary losses earlier this week, and just days before the Illinois primary election, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, and his wife, Callista Gingrich, will make campaign stops Thursday in Lake in the Hills. Gingrich and his wife have planned several stops in Illinois for March 14 and March 15. Earlier this week, Gingrich finished second in primaries in Mississippi and Alabama behind Rick Santorum. Frontrunner Mitt Romney finished third in both states. Santorum has stops planned in Arlington Heights on Friday and Romney is expected to spend the night of the state's primary election, March 20, near Wheaton, according to media reports. The primary election losses earlier this week dealt a tough blow to the …
Check back throughout the day as Patch provides coverage of the presidential candidate's stops in Lake in the Hills, Barrington and Palatine.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is planning several stops in the northwest suburbs today. Gingrich also has planned several stops in Illinois March 15. Gingrich's Illinois visits come one day after primaries in Mississippi and Alabama. Gingrich finished second in those states and Rick Santorum finished first. Frontrunner Mitt Romney finished third in both states. Check back to this page throughout the day for updates from Patch editors as we cover his appearances: And, for residents of towns getting skipped over on the visit, you might consider putting together something like this: Although the primary election is not until March 20, early voting has begun and continues through March 15.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The Republican presidential candidate will be making many stops in the area on Wednesday and Thursday.
Newt Gingrich and his wife are slated to hold a rally in Lake in the Hills Thursday. The "Newt 2012 Lake in the Hills Rally" will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 8585 Pyott Road, according to Gingrich's campaign website. A representative with Gingrich's campaign said the appearance is meant for supporters to get the chance to hear from Gingrich who is expected to give a speech. More information will be posted to the Illinois With Newt website as it becomes available. The Northwest Herald is reporting Lake in the Hills village administrator Gerald Sagona said that while the site for the rally is listed on Gingrich's campaign website as the Lake in the Hills Airport it is actually going to be held on private property at 8585 Pyott Road. …
Former House speaker and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is visiting Elgin and Barrington. He should consider making the short trek to Huntley.
Friday, March 9, 2012
Gingrich and his wife will make several stops in the area next week, including Barrington, Elgin and Lake in the Hills, as part of an Illinois tour.
Former U.S. Speaker of the House and Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich will make appearances in Barrington and Elgin next week as part of his campaign tour. On Wednesday, March 14, Gingrich will hold a rally at 3 p.m. at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. After the rally, he will travel by police motorcade to Barrington Hills Country Club where a reception will be held with Gingrich and his wife, Callista Gingrich at 5 p.m. A fundraising event will immediately follow. There is a $500 per person minimum contribution. Those interested in attending should contact Ashley Fischer, firstname.lastname@example.org, (615) 642-0702. Thursday, March 15, Gingrich will make an appearance at Barrington High School to speak with …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
If you've got wit, add your punchline to Patch's weekly comic and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your north suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch.