COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) – Defendant Barry Wolfe appeared in Coles County Court today for a hearing and entered a Guilty Plea to 4 counts of sexual abuse of a minor. He […]
BLOOMINGTON, IL. (ECWd) – Apparently, this candidate for public office is still living the fantasy life of a child, thinking she can simply issue threats and no one is going to pay […]
VIDEO: Reporter, writer, teacher, wife of Judge shows complete contempt for law enforcement during traffic stop –
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois – (ECWd) – Watch this disgusting display as Judith (Judy) Valente was stopped by the Illinois State University Police on March 28, 2018 for driving on an expired license plate. […]
UPDATE: Chatham Trustee Ryan Mann spearheads spending $27k for meeting videos, gets horrible results –
CHATHAM, IL. (ECWd) – UPDATE: After more than 10 weeks, hoping the audio problems would have been worked out by now, the audio for the June 12, 2018 meeting is still horrendous […]
Did Jim Kelly bill Algonquin Township Road District 5.5 hrs for attending Bob Miller’s private business meeting with Highway Commissioners?
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – Last week we exposed former Algonquin Township Road District Highway Commissioner Bob Miller as a walking conflict of interest in this article. Also in that article was the exposure of […]
Algonquin Township Road District – Former Highway Commissioner Bob Miller – A walking conflict of interest.
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – Just about the time you think you have seen it all, up jumps another rat hole to run down. The digging into this rat hole started with this […]
Algonquin Township Road District – Unionization had nothing to do with Rabine Group – Ed Komenda missed the facts, Editors failed the public.
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – One of the primary issues that created all the legal turmoil for the Algonquin Road District was the secret unionization of the Road District prior to Bob Miller’s departure […]
Algonquin Township Road District – Bob Miller awards 667 sick days to three employees- Parting gift?
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – Does anyone know what triggered an audit of sick days in the year 2000? A Freedom of Information Act request for all such audits done in 1999 and […]
DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) – During their monthly meeting this morning, the Vermilion County Airport Authority Board of Commissioners met in open session. During public comment time, I informed the board of their […]
OLIVER, IL. (ECWd) – During tonight’s Clark-Edgar Rural Water District (“CERWD”) Board of Trustees meeting, I reminded the Board that increasing their compensation during their terms of office was a violation of […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd)- The local media covered, once again, that the attorney for the Algonquin Township Road District did not have malpractice insurance. According to that reporting, the attorney said the board […]
ATLANTA, IL. (ECWd) – The third resignation this year came from Angie Harrison. During their June 14, 2018, regular meeting, the Atlanta Public Library District Board of Trustees accepted the resignation of […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally has the term “Justice is Ethics and Truth in Action” on his website. So what does “Justice is Ethics and Truth in […]
Learning Liberty: “On this fantastic episode, the trio learn about government corruption and the amazing people risking a lot to bring transparency to the masses. You don’t want to miss this episode […]
MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – Today, the Clark County Board passed a Resolution expressing its displeasure with the Illinois State Legislature’s continuous attacks on the Second Amendment Rights of its citizens. Similar to […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – Is there anyone that does not understand that one public body cannot pass resolutions and policies for another public body? It would do the Algonquin Township Board well […]
Bob Miller – “promote and serve the professional interests of the several elected Township Highway Commissioners of McHenry County”
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – Township law provides specific authority for a “Township” to be a member of an Association. (60 ILCS 1/85-15) Township Officials of Illinois. The township board may provide for joining the […]
ATLANTA, IL. (ECWd) – Bottom line? The Secretary of State declined to make the Library repay the Live and Learn Grant, but it did acknowledge everything we wrote about the grant application […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – When a newspaper prints a title of “Legal Brief Thief?”, on the front page with a picture of an attorney and his client, the implication is that someone stole […]
COLES Co., IL. (ECWd) – Two Coles County residents, Rex Dukeman and Robb Perry, filed a Petition for Leave to File Quo Warranto Complaint. This revolves around the authority, or alleged lack […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – The real joy in our work is that we don’t have a dog in the race and have been able to focus on the whole truth and the […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – Legal bills, Legal Bills, the sky is falling! It’s Gassers’ fault, it’s Hanlon’s fault, oh my, oh my. The local media has done a bang-up job of presenting just […]
COLLINSVILLE, IL. (ECWd) – Last year, the Madison County State’s Attorney Thomas Gibbons and a special task force conducted a raid on certain Madison County Offices. In a case brought by the […]
LAKEWOOD, IL. (ECWd) – We had previously written about Paul Serwatka, Village of Lakewood’s President, “removing” two trustees from their positions as Village Trustees. During the Lakewood Village meeting tonight, the village […]
UPDATE – Clarification in bold (3rd & 4th paragraph) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – The Township Board had a lengthy discussion during the Road & Bridge Budget hearing last month that resulted in […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – We exposed the Algonquin Township Clerk’s improper contracting with a person to do her job in this article and further in this one. We challenged the attorney to […]
DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) – Within days of our article explaining that 4 of the 5 Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority Commissioners were disqualified from serving in that capacity, Commissioner Jonathan Myers made […]
LAKEWOOD, IL. (ECWd) – It appears, from two recent letters written by Lakewood, IL. Village President Paul Serwatka, that he is usurping the powers, rights, and responsibilities of a couple of village […]
Algonquin Township Road District – AG Opinion, Federal Appellate Court ruling, and Illinois case law tell an interesting story….
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – We have exposed numerous examples of unearned sick time and vacation time being given to family members of Bob Miller, and gifts to parting employees. We believe such […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Shrine Club held its annual parade today in Paris, Illinois. The weather was fantastic for this year’s parade. Enjoy the video below: . Our work […]