What’s Happening with Scott Milliman’s Wrongful Termination Suit against Keith Nygren?

Here’s an update on what’s going on with former McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Milliman’s wrongful termination suit against Sheriff Keith Nygren, Undersheriff Andy Zinke, Commander John Miller, Lt. Ken Nielsen, Sgt. Steven Schmitt and McHenry County. It was filed … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Comments on Suit Settlement

The following was received from former Deputy Sheriff and 2010 GOP Primary candidate against Keith Nygren: Since very few “news” entities have asked for my side of the settlement story I have drafted this statement that the McHenry County Blog … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Gets Permission to Dismiss His Wrongful Termination Suit against Sheriff Keith Nygren, et al

At the League of Women Voters’ Candidates’ Forum, County Board candidate Zane Seipler held up loose leaf notebooks the contents of which apparently will not be shared with the public. If you have been wondering, as I have, what’s up … Continue reading

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

Zane Seipler Files Ethics Complaint Against Andy Zinke

“Prohibited political activity” charges again faces McHenry County Undersheriff Andy Zinke. This time I didn’t file the complaint, as I did when Zinke used his office email account to explain that his middle finger was just holding up the roof … Continue reading

Date Set for Zane Seipler, Keith Nygren Settlement Conference

Here’s the latest Federal Court action in former McHenry County  Sheriff’s Deputy Zane Seipler’s wrongful termination case against Keith Nygren, et al: 3-20-14: MOTION by Defendants County Of McHenry, Anton Cundiff, William Lutz, John Miller, Keith Nygren, Popovits, Sheriff of … Continue reading

Did Zinke Violate Ethics Ordinance in ABC-TV Interview?

McHenry County Board candidate Zane Seipler, who is also running against Andy Zinke for Republican Precinct Committeeman, thinks so. Take a look at the facts he marshals on his blog, McHenry County Sheriff’s Race 2014 The story is entitled, “County … Continue reading

Chance to Meet Bill Prim, Nick Provenzano, Jeff Thorsen & Zane Seipler Friday Night in Lakewood

Friday night Grafton Township Precinct Committeeman candidate Paul Serwatka is opening his Lakewood home so people can meet the local candidates he is supporting. He is asking that people who intend to come call him on Thursday so adequate refreshments … Continue reading

County GOP Chairman Mike Tryon Endorses Andy Zinke for Precinct Committeeman over Zane Seipler

Here’s something I have not seen done before. McHenry County Republican Central Committee Chairman Mike Tryon has sent a letter endorsing Andy Zinke for GOP Precinct Committeeman in Dorr Township Precinct 10.  Zinke is also running for Sheriff against Bill … Continue reading

ALAW Announces Endorsements

A press release from Patricia Kennedy, President of the Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water: ALAW County Board Candidate Endorsements The Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water (ALAW) endorses seven candidates for McHenry County Board: District 1: Andrew Gasser District 2: … Continue reading

NW Herald Endorses Jung, Rein in District 5, Aavang, Schuster in District 6

The Northwest Herald completed its endorsements for McHenry County Board today. In District 5, incumbent Republican John Jung and last election’s primary winner Michael Rein, who lost to Democrat Paula Yensen, were endorsed.  Zane Seipler, who ran against Sheriff Keith … Continue reading