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June 22, 2024

Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

Chrisman, IL. (ECWd) - Congratulations Village of Metcalf taxpayers - the equivalent of all of your payments to NECAS during the past 5 years went towards paying Christmas bonuses! Metcalf's entire financial support (the 2015 payments were the same as the 2016 payments) to the Northern Edgar...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board called a Special Meeting for Monday, January 27, 2020, to appoint two Edgar County Housing Authority Commissioners to vacancies created by recent resignations. Gene Thomey was appointed as Commissioner with the term ending on 8-1-2020. Donna Vieter was appointed as...

University Park, IL. (ECWd) - On January 16, 2020, Governors State Faculty Senate voted 25 - 1 for a No Confidence vote against Dr. Elaine P. Maimon, President of Governors State University. The Office of the Executive Inspector General issued its report finding that President Maimon engaged...

Winnebago Co., IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_56570" align="alignleft" width="415"] From the Left: Attorney John M. Nelson, Trustee Boomer, Trustee Zimmerman[/caption] Last month we reported on Pecatonica Township's banning of Rogene Hamilton from township property for 6 months and 10 days. We believe a township does not have...

Woodstock, IL. (ECWd) – For Immediate Release: Woodstock, Illinois January 23, 2020. Local 395 Iron Workers Union President and Business Agent entered guilty pleas in connection with an attack on a McHerny County company that took place on January 7, 2016. Pursuant ot the guilty pleas, the Local Union...

Mattoon, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_56553" align="alignleft" width="123"] Mattoon Mayor Tim Gover[/caption] During the first City Council meeting of 2020, Mattoon Mayor Tim Gover appointed Mark Nelson as Commissioner of the Coles County Airport Authority. Nelson is an employee of Mattoon CUSD 2 (School District). The problem is...

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