125 at Bill Prim Pig Roast

Selecting about the most northwest venue in McHenry County–the settlement of Lawrence northwest of Harvard–Republican candidate for Sheriff Bill Prim had a good crowd. One estimated the turnout at about 125 people at the House of Lawrence. In her introduction … Continue reading

U.S. Attorney’s Press Release about Greg Pyle’s 50-Year Sentence

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FORMER McHENRY COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPUTY SENTENCED TO 50 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION ROCKFORD — A former McHenry County sheriff’s deputy who was that department’s representative on … Continue reading

Greg Pyle Get 50 Years for Sexual Abuse of His Under 12-Year Old Son

After a gut-wrenching victim’s impact statement by Gregory Pyle’ ex-wife, the former McHenry County Sheriff’s Sergent was sentenced to fifty years in prison Wednesday by Federal Judge Frederick Kapala. Pyle had asked for a sentence of thirty-five years. He is … Continue reading

Nygren Puts Pressure on Employees to Attend $45 Retirement Dinner

McHenry County Sheriff’s Department employees got an email yesterday urging them to attend Sheriff Keith Nygren’s retirement party Thursday night. And, what a deal! Instead of the $60 a person price, Sheriff’s Department employees who buy tickets will only be … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Sgt. Greg Pyle Sentencing Tomorrow – Minimum 30 Years

Former McHenry County Sheriff’s Sergeant Greg Pyle will be sentenced tomorrow in Rockford for having taken a young boy to Milwaukee for sexual exploitation. Officially he plead guilty to “One Count of Sex with a Person Less Than 12 Years … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Campaign Contributions – Zinke Reports Contributions from Jail Medical Services Provider

Considering that former McHenry County Sheriff’s candidate Andy Zinke was conducting a discovery recount after the close Republican Primary Election during the second quarter of 2014, let’s look at his campaign committee’s financial records, too. (Winner Bill Prim’s were written … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Campaign Contributions – Prim Scores Some Zinke Contributors

I’ve been remiss at looking at the summer campaign contributions of various candidates and office holders. Today, we’ll take a look at the McHenry County Sheriff’s race, first at the man who won the McHenry County Sheriff’s Republican Party Primary … Continue reading

Prim Woodstock Fundraiser

Last Thursday Bill Prim’s campaign for McHenry County Sheriff held a fundraiser at the Red Mill Inn. This has been a place frequented by Sheriff’s Deputies since 1966-1970 Sheriff John Carroll bought the place. Now it’s owner is fully on … Continue reading