Author: John Kraft

WARREN COUNTY, IN. (ECWd) - Last night, former Vermilion County Board Member, Rick Knight, presented information to the Warren County decision makers at the Orion Wind Energy application special use permit hearing held at the Seeger Fine Arts Center. Rick Knight served on the Vermilion County Board...

PARIS and HARRISBURG, IL. (ECWd) - RIDES Mass Transit District (RIDES) has filed its answer to Edgar County’s Motion to Dismiss. Here is our opinion on their argument(s); RESOLUTION IS VOID AT ITS INCEPTION The Edgar County Ordinance and Resolution never set forth the five requirements to form a...

CAHOKIA, IL. (ECWd) - Commonfields of Cahokia Water District Board Chairman, Curtis McCall, started their most recent public meeting with a threat to the public. He stated that the meeting would be video taped and the tape would be used to prosecute people. Nice way to make people feel comfortable...

DECATUR, IL. (ECWd) - WAND  I-TEAM Reporter, Doug Wolfe: "As newspapers struggle to survive many no longer keep an eye on tax dollars and government corruption. Citizen watchdog groups, like the Edgar County Watchdogs, fill the void." Reporter: Doug Wolfe Aired: November 3, 2016. WAND TV -...

SANGAMON COUNTY, IL. (ECWd) - In true self-serving fashion, one of the contracted Engineers for the South Sangamon Water Commission has reaped a benefit no other person in this state can touch - he managed to get the SSWC to give him an easement for recreational, hunting,...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - November will be three years since the fire-bombing of two aircraft at the Paris Airport, located just north of Paris, Illinois in Edgar County, and the Illinois State Police report of the crime is still lacking in much evidence. Polygraphs: Four people were asked to be...