Shoeless Zinke Gets Caught Running Elderly Woman’s License Plate

The following lawsuit against Undersheriff Andy Zinke was filed in Federal District Court today by Sondra Matterness: COMPLAINT Now comes the Plaintiff, SONDRA MATTERNESS, by and through her attorney, Robert T. Hanlon, of The Law Offices of ROBERT T. HANLON … Continue reading

Contested Precinct Committeeman Candidate Sends Out Postcard

Contests for Republican Precinct Committeeman are few and far between. This year there is a repeat of a three-way race in Seneca 1. R Mark Gummerson, who won the seat in 2012 from McHenry County Board member Ersel Schuster (also running for … Continue reading

Fox River Grove Castle Owner Wins Federal Suit Against Neighbor Who Took License Plate Numbers and Looked Them Up

Michael Strohl, owner of the castle in Fox River Grove, sued a complaining neighbor across the street named Diana Durso in Federal Court in September, 2011. His complaint is that she took about fifty license plate numbers and had someone … Continue reading

Four Sheriff Deputies Identified as Material Witnesses in Scott Milliman Case Hire Robert Hanlon as Independent Counsel

Both Zane Seipler’s blog and Gus Philpott’s Woodstock Advocate have articles that deserve to be read with regard to the taking of depositions in fired McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Milliman’s wrongful termination suit in Federal Court. Let me point … Continue reading

Melissa Denker Off, Will Parker & Jenna Wing On the Ballot for Republican Precinct Committeeman

Hearings by the McHenry County Officers Electoral Board were held on four challenges to Republican Precinct Committeeman petitions on Tuesday. In Dunham Township, the two candidates challenged each other’s petition legitimacy. The first was a challenge to incumbent Melissa Denker’s … Continue reading

GOP Precinct Committeeman Challenges Set for Tuesday

The McHenry County Electoral Officers Board will meet Tuesday morning and afternoon to settle disputes in three precincts about who should be allowed on the ballot. In Dunham Township, one of the largest in Republican votes, incumbent Melissa Denker’s petition … Continue reading

New Fox River Board Members Facing Lawsuit Just Like the Last

Can someone set the headline to the tune used in “I’m Henry, the VII, I Am?” As anyone who drives through Fox River Grove on Route 14 or who takes the train to Chicago knows, Fox River Grove has a … Continue reading

Court Orders Mediation between Grafton Township Supervisor and Road Commissioner

Somehow I posted the wrong court order from Judge Thomas Meyer in the litigation between Grafton Township Road Commissioner Jack Freund and Supervisor Linda Moore. I have take that one down and put up the one I thought I was … Continue reading