Zinke Folks Reinforce Double Dipper Mailing with Robo-Call

A very short robo-call brought the double-dipper argument to people’s ears this afternoon. A man called saying that “Bill Prim will not” something or other. He talked about Prim’s $76,000 pension [compliments of Des Plaines taxpayers and not mentioning that … Continue reading

Northeastern Illinois Sheriffs, Except Lake County’s, Endorse Zinke

A press release from Andy Zinke: Andrew Zinke Files Nominating Petitions for GOP Primary with Sheriff Endorsements from Surrounding Counties WOODSTOCK, IL – Undersheriff Andrew Zinke, Republican candidate for McHenry County Sheriff, formally filed petitions for the March 18 primary. … Continue reading

Source Document – Zane Seipler’s Argument that His Case Shouldn’t Be Dismissed for Contempt of Court

A bit more than a month ago Rockford Federal Judge Frederick Kapala gave McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren’s attorney James Sotos and re-instated Deputy Sheriff Zane Seipler (who had the audacity to challenge Nygren in the GOP primary after being … Continue reading

Transcript in Last Zane Seipler Wrongful Termination Court Hearing – Part 1

McHenry County Blog sat though the Rockford hearing before Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney a week ago on December 15, 2010. While I took notes, I thought it best to wait until I could obtain a copy of the transcript of … Continue reading

Tribune Endorses Schultz, Mahon and Graham

In times past the Chicago Tribune endorsed down to the County Board level. No more. This year, just those running for countywide office and judicial posts (some of which are now smaller than countywide) are endorsed in the collar counties). … Continue reading

Special Interests for Jack Franks Mainly Unions, but “Sheriff of McHenry County” on List

The invitation is out for State Rep. Jack Franks October fund raiser. That’s the one where he solicited all over McHenry County and beyond building a political base for his anticipated run for the United States Congress in 2012. As … Continue reading

Seipler Talks about Nygren’s Having “Top Heavy” Office – One Supervisor for Every Three Deputies

The following press release has been received from Zane Seipler, who is running against Sheriff Keith Nygren in the GOP primary election on February 2nd. It comments on this Northwest Herald article. I’d be willing to bet that the inspiration … Continue reading

Mike Mahon Third Challenger to Keith Nygren to File ALAW’s Conflict of Interest Questionnaire

The recent filing of potential conflict of interest information by Democratic Party candidate for sheriff Mike Mahon means all of McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren‘s opponents have taken this step by transparency. Nygren has not done so yet. GOP primary … Continue reading

Northwest Herald Follows Bloggers’ Lead on Nygren Family Homestead Exemption Story

I see the Northwest Herald has run a story today about McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren’s family having received two Homestead Exemptions, one in Florida and another Illinois.  (The Nygren home photo above comes from the web site of the … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Takes on Keith Nygren’s Democratic Party Background

Zane Seipler, the man challenging almost 11-year incumbent Republican McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren has issues a press release challenging the incumbent’s credentials as a Republican. The statement follows: Republican Sheriff Keith Nygren’s Support of the Democratic Party Woodstock, IL, … Continue reading