Sheriff Keith Nygren Fires Zane Seipler for the Second Time, Attorney Says Seipler Will Get His Job Back Again

The Northwest Herald is reporting and McHenry County Blog has confirmed that McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren has fired Deputy Zane Seipler for the second time. Seipler ran unsuccessfully against Nygren in the 2010 Republican primary election. The firing explains … 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

Zane Seipler Sanctions Motion Defense – Part 6

This is the final installment of my notes from last Wednesday’s Rockford Federal court hearing before Judge Frederick Kapala. At issue in the wrongful termination action brought by McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Zane Seipler against Sheriff Keith Nygren and various … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Sanctions Motion Defense – Part 5

After Rose Seipler and her attorney Dennis Giovannini left the courtroom, Rose’s former attorney, John Nelson, continued his testimony in the sanctions part of her husband Zane Seipler’s case. McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren’s attorneys James Sotos and Elizabeth Ekl … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Sanctions Motion Defense – Part 4

The testimony of Rose Seipler attorney John Nelson moved next to his questioning by Keith Nygren attorney James Sotos’ associate Elizabeth Ekl. She asked if it Zane Seipler attorney would have acted unethically, if he has represented both Zane and … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Sanctions Motion Defense – Part 3

This is the third installment of how Zane Seipler’s attorney Blake Horwitz is defending against a motion for sanctions that, if granted, would end the wrongful termination suit that the now-reinstated Deputy has filed against McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Sanctions Motion Defense – Part 2

This is Part 2 of Rockford attorney John Nelson’s testimony in the Zane Seipler wrongful termination case against Sheriff Keith Nygren, et al. It is from the santions motion part of the trial before Judge Frederick Kapala. “Your question involves … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Sanctions Motion Defense – Part 1

Sheriff Keith Nygren, et al’s attorney James Sotos filed motions for sanctions, including dismissal of Zane Seipler’s wrongful termination suit because documents that had been sealed were posted to a blog from his home’s computer. After Sotos completed his side … Continue reading

Fate of Zane Seipler Wrongful Termination Case Hanging in Balance Today, Sheriff’s Lawyers Paid $881,000 So Far

Tuesday Sheriff Deputy Zane Seipler’s wrongful termination case is back in Rockford Federal Court. Seipler’s wife Rose is expected to testify about her posting information about disciplinary records on the internet. But, she has been cooling her heels outside the … Continue reading

Attorneys Get Final Shots at Zane Seipler in Keith Nygren Motion to Dismiss Wrongful Terminiation Suit

In a fight to determine whether Deputy Sheriff Zane Seipler’s case will be dismissed because of the release of secret court documents by his wife on a blog, Seipler’s attorney Blake Horwitz and Sheriff Keith Nygren’s Attorney James Sotos faced … Continue reading

Mystery Sheriff’s Department Exposé Blogger Identified as Zane Seipler’s Wife Rose Seipler

In Zane Seipler’s Federal wrongful termination suit, Sheriff Keith Nygren’s attorney, James Sotos, is attempting to gain dismissal because of the posting of confidential case documents from Zane’s home computer. His reasoning is that Seipler deliberately released documents (see them … Continue reading

Woodstock School District Responds Favorably to Rosalinda and Zane Seipler’s Request for Equal Treatment

At the April 13th Woodstock Unit School District 200 School Board meeting, Rosalinda and Zane Seipler presented a plea that their daughter be allowed to attend a full-day dual language kindergarten class. Mrs. Seipler wrote the letter and made the … Continue reading