Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

NAPERVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Edgar County Watchdogs will be in Naperville on June 18, 2016, for Citizen Watchdog Training hosted by Americans For Prosperity Foundation. Please join us. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////// Press release: Dear Friend - Are you curious to know more about how local governments in the area are spending your money?...

Bellwood, IL In March, a Bellwood Public Library patron named Wanda Gipson confronted Regina Greene and the rest of the Bellwood Public Library Board on their shameful and outrageous spending.  As reported the other day, the Bellwood Public Library Board is now under intense scrutiny and criticism...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - During their recent budget/appropriations hearing there was considerable discussion on appropriating $10,000.00 to the Marshall Cemetery. Below is what was discussed, along with our opinions of the discussion: Dick James, City of Marshall Attorney, argues that the council can declare something a public purpose without...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board, during its monthly meeting this morning approved the following: Established an Airport Zoning Commission - this commission is required in order to establish zoning for the airport, which is required in order to comply with previous federal grant...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board will consider and vote on appointing a two-person Airport Zoning Commission to research and make a recommendation to the Edgar County Board on Zoning Ordinance. The meeting agenda says a three-person commission, however, it is our understanding that the Board...