Author: John Kraft

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,...

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_34548" align="alignleft" width="150"] Click to enlarge[/caption] After our article exposing the fact that the Kankakee Valley Park District (KVPD) had not approved any of their meeting minutes since April of 2016 - more than 9 months ago, Park Commissioner J.J. Hollis took...