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Video: Oakland Fire Protection District Fighting Structure Fire –

December 12, 2016   ·   2 Comments

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) – The Oakland Fire Protection District was called out this evening to a structure fire in rural Coles County. Video:

Lake Land College Blows $1,017,697.20 “Into the Wind”

Lake Land College Blows $1,017,697.20 “Into the Wind” . Question: What does an Illinois junior college do with industrial wind turbines which are 4 years ...

State Rep Candidate Dennis Malak’s Lies, Bankruptcy, Victoria’s Secret, Campaigning At Work (EIU) –

CHARLESTON, IL. (ECWd) – In a post on Dennis Malak’s official campaign facebook page, he took to telling lies…about us…which is why this article was ...

Costly Broken Wind Turbines Give College Whopping Negative 99.14% Return On Investment

Mattoon, IL – Lake Land College – Costly Broken Wind Turbines Give College Whopping Negative 99.14% Return On Investment Posted By Andrew Follett On 1:32 ...

Lake Land College’s $987,697.20 Wind Turbine Waste –

MATTOON, IL. (ECWd) – Lake Land College has reportedly discussed taking down the wind turbine that was struck by lightning last year due to the ...

Former Sheriff Darrell Cox, whining about getting caught grabbing breasts and illegally selling guns –

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) – The former Sherriff of Coles County, Darrell Cox, who was publicly outed during his campaign (by the Edgar County Watchdogs – ...

#FundEIU rally draws concern over remarks –

Charleston, IL. (ECWd) – Students, staff, and residents held a rally at Eastern Illinois University last week to protest and demand that Governor Rauner pass ...

Lakeland College – Vice President for Business Services Raymond Rieck resigns.

Coles Co. (ECWd) – Tonight at the Lakeland College Board meeting there is an Agreement and Release document for Vice President  Raymond Rieck, who signed ...

Village of Lerna appoints new village president –

LERNA, IL. (ECWd) – In a brief Special Meeting of the Village of Lerna Board of Trustees, held at 2:00 p.m. today, the trustees appointed ...

Lerna Village President resigns, Village Board makes illegal appointment – –

LERNA, IL. (ECWd) – Don Pearcy, the unofficial now-former Village of Lerna President (maybe), tendered his “conditional resignation in a Special Meeting today, January 31, ...

Village of Lerna fills Trustee vacancy –

LERNA, IL. (ECWd) – The village of Lerna, Illinois held its regular meeting on January 5, 2016. During the meeting there was considerable discussion of ...

UPDATE: New Year’s Eve fire in Mattoon, IL. (video) –

MATTOON, IL. (ECWd) – UDATED with about 15 minutes worth of video from Disclosure News Magazine’s Google+ page… Or you can see all 15 videos ...

Kassandra Wilson Pleads Guilty/Sentenced On Battery Of Pregnant Woman –

Charleston, IL. (ECWd) – Coles County State’s Attorney filed charges on September 15, 2015 of Battery/Bodily Harm against Kassandra Wilson of Charleston. A Class A ...

Election Board Lottery Determined Ballot Order For 2016 Primary Election –

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – The Illinois State Board of Elections held the lottery on December 9, 2015, to determine ballot placement in the upcoming election. ...

Gym owner admits to coworker he lied; testimony about audiotape given –

Charleston, IL. (ECWd) – COLES CO. – The preliminary hearing held in October for a local gym coach was a startling one, according to the ...

Lerna Village Clerk, Trustee Resign –

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – Tonight’s meeting of the Village of Lerna Board of Trustees received the resignations of Village Clerk, John Protz, and also Village ...

Rauner backs Halbrook for 102nd House Race –

Tom Kacich: Rauner backs candidate in state House race Sun, 10/25/2015 – 7:00am | Tom Kacich Gov. Bruce Rauner has jumped into the 102nd House ...

John Protz, Lerna Clerk, Lied on Statement of Economic Interest –

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – Some of you may have read our recent articles on the Village of Lerna (here). We are still sorting out some ...

Don Pearcy, Lerna Village President – Filed False Economic Interest Statements –

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – The excuses we hear every where we go are almost all the same, but I am starting to think there is ...

Village of Lerna, Don Pearcy, and the Illinois Municipal League –

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – This is the third month we have attended the Village of Lerna monthly meeting of Trustees. The first month I explained ...

Village of Lerna tried to ban video cameras at their meeting –

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – Edited with the video at bottom of article… The Lerna Village Trustee Meeting was held on October 6, 2015. From the ...

Lerna residents – Question answered, thanks –

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – UPDATE: We received a phone call from the person in the photo who claims to have not meant it as a ...

Sun Elite Gymnastics Owner, Zach Lawson’s Mugshot, Intake Record –

Charleston, IL. (ECWd) – The alleged offense is [720 ILCS 5/26-4(a)] “Unauthorized Video Recording and Live Video Transmission” of the Illinois Criminal Code, which states: ...

Charleston Gym Owner Charged With Unlawful Videotaping –

Charleston, IL. (ECWd) – Update: Click HERE for mugshot… Zac Lawson, 33, owner and coach at Sun Elite Tumbling and Gymnastics in Charleston, has been ...

Rep. Reggie Phillips announces he is running for a second term –

Charleston, IL – Contrary to what was reported in IllinoisReview, Rep. Reggie Phillips is not “actively considering leaving the state,” according to Phillips. State Representative ...

Lerna – Eavesdropping during public meeting?

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – Does the eavesdropping law apply to open public meetings in Illinois? The short answer is “NO”. This accusation comes up frequently ...

Standing Room Only at Lerna Village Trustee Meeting

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – I attended the September meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lerna and asked Village President Don Pearcy ...

Lerna, IL.: Conflicts of Interest with Mayor, Employee, Trustee –

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – We have been receiving tips from Lerna residents for at least two years now, and decided there was enough information to ...

West Nile virus detected in bird in Coles County –

Mattoon, IL.  – Article from JG-TC: July 30, 2015 11:43 am CHARLESTON (JG-TC) — The Coles County Health Department has reported that a bird collected ...

Charleston City Council hears from Citizens, Legislators, and Watchdogs –

Charleston, IL. (ECWd) – The Charleston City Council held its regular meeting last night – the first meeting after passing the Resolution in support of ...

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