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

473 Illegals Went from County Jail to ICE over 53-Months

With national media talking about President Barack Obama thinking hard about using Executive Branch powers to address immigration reform, I asked the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office to provide information about the number of people who went from the County Jail … Continue reading

Politicians in the Johnsburg Parade

With the new roundabout in Downtown Johnsburg, I parked north of the Community Club and walked toward the refreshment area. The first sign of politics was a Steve Reick sign on the back of a big red pickup. At the … Continue reading