Demetri Tsilmigras Wins Praise from Mothers Against Drunk Driving

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: DEMETRI TSILIMIGRAS OF THE MCHENRY COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE NOMINATED BY MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING (MADD) FOR 2015 HEROES AWARD Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Assistant … Continue reading

County Board Considering Extra Pay for Vice Chairman Despite Negative State’s Attorney’s Opinon

There are so many good stories to be written about last Thursday’s Finance Committee meeting. Let me do a little one first. The Lake County State’s Attorney has ruled that its County Board’s Vice Chairman cannot receive extra pay, that … Continue reading

Sheriff Nygren’s Campaign Protection of Zinke Costs Taxpayers $78,000

$78,299.96 to be exact. That’s what it will cost taxpayers because former McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren refused to provide information that a decision of the Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Division said he should make available under the Freedom … Continue reading

Payment for Zinke FOI Case Near

When former Sheriff Keith Nygren refused to release his report exonerating his Undersheriff Andy Zinke in his dealings with an executive of Rita Corporation, First Electric Newspaper Publisher Pete Gonigam took him to court. Gonigam had an Illinois Attorney General’s … Continue reading

County Voting on Secret Audit Release

McHenry County Blog has been denied access to an internal audit conducted by County Auditor Pam Palmer. When a similar request was sent to the County Department of Public Health, the reply indicated that all records were with the State’s … Continue reading

Details on Huntley Drug Raid

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: One Million Dollar Bond Set for Significant Drug Dealer after Search Warrant in Huntley A Huntley man living a luxury lifestyle, along with his wife and three other persons, were charged Wednesday … Continue reading