Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - From all appearances, the City of Carlinville, and by extension its Mayor Deanna Demuzio, has decided to spend money on an attorney instead of properly replying to a Freedom Of Information Act request. This has cost the taxpayers of Carlinville at least two-and-a-half...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Rides Mass Transit District ("RIDES-MTD")filed its amended complaint a couple of weeks ago in their lawsuit alleging Edgar County owes them over $152,000 - which was the remaining funds after all debts were paid from the allegedly dissolved East Central Illinois mass Transit...

South Jacksonville, IL. (ECWd) - After South Jacksonville Police Chief Hallock was reinstated with full back-pay, his attorney, Tyson Manker, filed a request for an Official Misconduct Inquiry into the Village of South Jacksonville Trustees, Village Officials, and/or employees for the alleged improper release of information to local...

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) - According to January 23, 2017, Board Minutes, the Kankakee Valley Park District Commissioners have been receiving "two free rentals for non-manned facilities." Who knows what else they may be receiving? As we have discussed in numerous other articles about other park districts in...

Northern Illinois University (NIU) - (ECWd) - In what should have been his time for rebuttal statements, the College of DuPage Foundation attorney spent a considerable amount of time verbally attacking the Chicago Tribune and the downstate "Muckrakers of the farm fields," the Edgar County Watchdogs,...