March 19, 2013


Former Village President Speaks Out

by Marylou Crane, former Village President

Dear Winfield Voters,

As the saying goes, ‘having walked a mile in those shoes’ I know what it takes and what it means to be an official for the Village of Winfield.

First and foremost, you swear on a Bible to uphold the laws of the Village, the County and the State of Illinois.  That includes the Village ordinances, which some of the present Trustees Continue reading…

March 18, 2013


Spande is My Choice – Winfield Deserves Better

by Village President Deborah Birutis

Winfield Deserves Better.

Erik Spande is my clear choice to be Winfield’s next Village President. Erik will represent and listen to all of our residents, build consensus, and work tirelessly to move Winfield forward.

He is the most honest, ethical, hardworking individual I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Erik Spande is a person you can trust!

Erik has a proven track record of service and an extraordinary work ethic. As a Winfield Trustee, Continue reading…

March 4, 2013


Daily Herald Article on Roosevelt Rezoning

The Daily Herald has published an article about the clash over Roosevelt rezoning. The article clearly shows the differences between the candidates on the ballot this April.

Read the article here:

March 1, 2013


Think Our Police Are Safe From Allen/Olson Now? Don’t Count On It.

By Craig Casino

When Tim Allen ran for trustee in 2011, he didn’t bother mentioning to us what his plans were for our police department. We later learned that it was to eliminate and replace it with Sheriff deputies.

The plan was a boondoggle, as we all know, and went down in flaming defeat —thanks to Winfield United, The Winfield Register, Erik Spande, Dan Cronin, and 87% of the residents who voted it down last November.

But things haven’t changed Continue reading…