Kim Zinke Arrest Warrant, Indictment Made Public

Apparently, indictments remain hidden from the public until the person indicted is arrested. Woodstock resident Kim Zinke was served with her arrest warrant at the Huntley Police Department last Friday. Judge Michael Caldwell authorized the warrant. He set bond at … Continue reading

One Year Since Kane County Sheriff Put Deputy Kim Zinke on Administrative Leave

It’s been a year since the Kane County Sheriff put Kim Zinke on administrative leave. Then, her salary then was $79.275 or $38.11 per hour for a 40-hour work week. On December 1, 2015, it increased to $81,257. The Lake … Continue reading

Probe of Kane County Deputy Sheriff Kim Zinke Confirmed

The Illinois State Police has confirmed that Kane County Deputy Sheriff Kim Zinke is under investigation. The First Electric Newspaper has addition information, which can be found here. Zinke is the wife of former McHenry County Undersheriff Andy Zinke. Kim Zinke … Continue reading

Chris Lauzen Has 700 at Fund Raiser

Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen continues to be able to pack ’em in to his annual fund raiser. 700 was the approximate count of those who enjoyed the bar-b-cued pork chop and chicken dinner, complete with corn on the … Continue reading

Most Politicians Skip Algonquin’s Founders Days Parade

My inability to attend Algonquin’s Founders Days Parade prevented me from taking photos of the politicians and public officials in it, but, thanks to the First Electric Newspaper’s Pete Gonigam, I still have some photos to share with you. He … Continue reading

Military Flare Causes Bomb Scare at County Complex

A military flare that McHenry County Board member Randy Donley found in the driveway at his Union place of business created a bomb scare when he told the Sheriff’s Department after arriving in Woodstock for a County Board meeting. Donley … Continue reading

BGA Not Just Asking for Information from the McHenry County Sheriff

When I figured out that the Better Government Association was only searching for information about Gary Gauger from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department, I wondered if that meant searches for similarly situated past inmates was occurring. Without doing an exhaustive … Continue reading