2nd Ethics Complaint against Andy Zinke Dismissed for Lack of Sufficiency

Undersheriff Andy Zinke was taken off the ethics hook for a second time before the McHenry County Ethics Commission Thursday afternoon. Former Sheriff’s Deputy Zane Seipler filed the complaint along with evidence of Zinke having had his photo taken in … Continue reading

The Jail Report that the Sheriff’s Department Doesn’t Want the Public to Read

Prior to the election, I filed a Freedom of Information request for the report that Joseph Summerill prepared for the Sheriff’s Office and presented to the County Board. In the comment sections of some of the following articles, many people … Continue reading

Zinke Sends Hit Piece, Coordinated with Northwest Herald Article

Very few people have received any direct mail from GOP Sheriff’s candidate Bill Prim. Andy Zinke has had three pieces delivered so far. I got the first one, but, since my scanner is not working property, can’t show it to … Continue reading

Milliman Case Against Nygren, Zinke, et al, Goes Slowly

Former McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Scott Milliman was in Federal Court yesterday, where his attorney, Thomas Crooks, did some fencing with Sheriff Keith Nygren’s representative from the James Sotos law firm, Amy P. Engerman. With Magistrate Judge P. Michael Mahoney’s … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Department’s Business Manager Uses County-Owned Car to Commute To and From Winnebago County

Having been told that the Business Manager for the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department was provided a taxpayer-owned car to commute to and from her home north of Rockford, I asked some questions. In a reply to a Freedom of Information … Continue reading