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Edgar County Motions To Dismiss Lawsuit v. RIDES Mass Transit District –

September 25, 2016   ·   1 Comments

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PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – A little over a month ago, RIDES Mass Transit District (“RIDES-MTD”) filed suit naming Edgar County Treasurer Don Wiseman as Defendant ...

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ICCB – Community Colleges to lose accreditation? Really?

Illinois (ECWd) – Once again, let me begin by stating, “you can’t make this stuff up!” A recent board meeting of the Illinois Community College ...

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Edgar County Sheriff Department being sued…..again –

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – Most in Edgar County know the history of the Edgar County Jail and its living conditions.  From the days of Karl ...

Just a little hint as to what we have been doing lately –

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Watchdog Training in Bloomington, IL, Sep 24th –

BLOOMINGTON, IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Watchdogs will be in Bloomington, Illinois with Americans For Prosperity Foundation on September 24th, from 8:00 a.m. until ...

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Kankakee Valley Airport Authority Hiding Public Records –

KANKAKEE, IL.(ECWd) – We received information that the Kankakee Valley Airport Authority (“KVAA“) had recently voted to approve a contract to roof their building(s).  Information ...

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Clark County Park District Spends $5,000 Without Approval –

CLARK COUNTY, IL. (ECWd) – During the September 19, 2016 Clark County Park District regular board meeting, it was discovered by Commissioner Turpin that they ...

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Winnebago County Purchasing Director Sally Claassen Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison for Stealing More Than $400,000

Winnebago County – (ECWd) – According to the FBI press release, “Claassen used her position as the approved for payments from Winnebago County to vendors to ...

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Truth Pill For Marshall Residents: Don’t Listen To Your Public Works Director –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – According to Gary Strohm, Cory Sheehy, Marhsall’s Public Works Director, stated that they had “lost” the $8,500 “annual donation” they usually get from ...

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Ron Sandack – Ownership Appreciated

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – While the media is going nuts over recent revelations pertaining to former State Representative Ron Sandack’s extorsion situation, I would like ...

Video Report from Auburn Township in Clark County –

CLARK CENTER, IL. (ECWd) – ECWd was “invited” (message on our tip line) by some local residents to attend their Township Board meeting. They were ...

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Edgar County Airport Zoning Commission Postpones Recommendations (video) –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – We received tips that the Edgar County Airport Zoning Commission did not provide a draft copy of the airport zoning policy ...

View All Post In Chronological Order (By Year) –

We made this post for a project we are working on, but decided our readers might enjoy seeing how our activities and writing style have ...

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LaSalle County- Petition filed for Special Prosecutor for possible action against State’s Attorney Brian Towne

LaSalle Co. (ECWd) – It appears others are taking interest in the questionable financial habits of LaSalle County State’s Attorney.  A Petition to Appoint a ...

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Law firm disputes quote from Founder of For The Good of Illinois – Fact Check

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – The Daily Herald ran a story about the Millions being spent on attorneys by our school districts.  They included a couple ...

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As many as 100 gunshots fired at Terre Haute National Guard Armory over the weekend –

TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) – According to WTHI-TV (article here): An investigation is underway after police say 30-100 shots were fired at the National Guard ...

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Morgan County State’s Attorney Claiming Homestead Exemption On House In Sangamon County –

JACKSONVILLE, IL. (ECWd) – Morgan County’s appointed State’s Attorney Gray Noll claims to be living in Morgan County, as required by law when elected to ...

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Morgan County State’s Attorney Gray Noll Scrubs Facebook Page Of Evidence –

JACKSONVILLE, IL. (ECWd) – After the article we published yesterday (with incriminating video) concerning the apparent Gray Noll campaign event held in the concession stand ...

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Book Banned by Orland Park Public Library Is Accepted By Orland Park History Museum –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – The Orland Park History Museum, which opened this past April in the former red-brick Village Hall building in Orland Park, ...

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Morgan County State’s Attorney Gray Noll Electioneering On School Property

JACKSONVILLE, IL. (ECWd) – During Friday night’s football game at School District 117, the Gray Noll Campaign, which included Morgan County State’s Attorney Gray Noll, ...

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Former Executive Director of Kankakee Valley Park District Charged with Fraud Scheme

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – According to a United States Department of Justice Press Release, dated September 8, 2016, Roy Collin, former director of the Kankakee Valley ...

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Fact Checking / Responsible Reporting – County Airports and Zoning

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – On August 27, 2016, Gary Henry reported that Robert Howrey stated “IDOT estimates approximately half of the county-owned airports in Illinois ...

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Spring Valley Officer Ed Jauch- Victim or Perpetrator?

LaSalle Co. (ECWd) – We recently exposed LaSalle County SAFE officer for holding himself out as an FBI Agent, which he is not.  Coverage of ...

IMET Fallout Continues With Lawsuit Against USDA –

The Illinois Metropolitan Investment Fund ran into trouble a couple years ago when one of the funds they invested in fraudulently squandered the public funds. Initially, ...

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Chatham Mayor Tom Gray Refuses To Meet With Residents Over Water Quality Issues –

CHATHAM, IL. (ECWd) – Chatham, Illinois residents have had ongoing issues with water quality since the city switched to the South Sangamon Water Commission. Several ...

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AG takes 13 Months to Determine Princeton Park District Violated Open Meetings Law –

Princeton, IL. (ECWd) – The Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor has finally, after 13 months, made a determination that the Princeton Park District had violated ...

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Cook County Record Reports On Our Appeal Of CPA Denial –

Cook County, IL. (ECWd) – ‘Watchdogs’ appeal DuPage judge’s OK of lawsuit over reporting of alleged ‘pay to play’ for COD contract Jonathan Bilyk Aug. ...

Ball Petitions to Appeal Denial of CPA Motion in Burkhart v. ECWI et al –

DuPage County, IL. (ECWd) – Defendant Claire Ball has Petitioned the 2nd Appellate Court for leave to appeal pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court  Rule 306(a)(9) – “from an ...

Andrzejewski Petitions to Appeal Denial of CPA Motion in Burkhart v. ECWI et al –

DuPage County, IL. (ECWd) – Adam Andrzejewski has Petitioned the 2nd Appellate Court for leave to appeal pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court  Rule 306(a)(9) – “from an ...

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DuPage County Not Forthcoming On Authority To Donate $1 Million In Taxpayer Funds –

DuPage County, IL. (ECWd) – After learning of the “DuPage County Human Services Grant Fund“, I tried to find out under what statutory authority the County ...

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