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Coles County sold bonds to construct office building for Regional Education Superintendent

May 22, 2017   ·   4 Comments

Coles Co. (ECWd) – As the State of Illinois crumbles from failures of our public officials to know and do their job, one only need ...

Coles County Board Meeting met with angry citizens –

COLES CO., IL (ECWd) – The Coles County Board held its monthly meeting on May 9, 2017, at the Coles County Courthouse. The Board moved ...

Coles County “Commercial Assessor” is actually a Contractor – not an Employee –

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) – Coles County “Commercial Assessor” is actually a Contractor – not an Employee, and has never been properly contracted with, nor ...

Coles County Board dancing around truth on Assessments contract (video) –

Coles Co. (ECWd)– Get caught violating the law and more often than not, public officials will do the following. Ignore you Deny they did anything ...

Coles County – Assessment roll back path provided by Department of Revenue- County ignoring it?

Coles Co. (ECWd) – In order to follow the mess created by Coles County officials as it relates to the assessment of commercial property, we ...

Coles County – Will violations of law be self-corrected or is another lawsuit on the horizon?

Coles Co. (ECWd) – In just about every public body we get asked to look into, we know within the first few Freedom of Information ...

Coles County – Special meeting and procurement requirements matter –

Coles Co. (ECWd) – Over the years we hear complaints that our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests are nothing but fishing missions and do ...

Coles County Assessments – Does the oath of office mean anything?

Coles Co. (ECWd) In Illinois, we have laws passed by our legislature with the purpose of them being followed. The laws pertaining to Township assessments ...

Coles County Assessment issues – size matters, as do laws!

Coles Co. (ECWd) – For those residing in Coles County, we urge you to pay attention to this article and the dozens to follow as ...

Watchdog sues Coles County for Public Records –

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) – In the process of fielding complaints on massive hikes in assessed value of commercial real estate in Mattoon Township, I ...

Video: Oakland Fire Protection District Fighting Structure Fire –

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 ...

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