Author: John Kraft

EFFINGHAM, IL. (ECWd) - Mark Doan, Superintendent of Effingham Unit #40 School District, says he wanted to issue $14,000,000.00 (fourteen million dollars) in Bonds in order to punish voters, by making them freak out, for voting down the sales tax for the second time. After a stunning, but predictable, defeat on...

Newton, IL. (ECWd) - This is what happens when local elected officials think they can do whatever they want, the law be damned. We believe the Jasper County Clerk and Recorder has an illegal fee and electronic device search policy, and the State's Attorney and Sheriff's Department assisted...

Northern Illinois University (ECWd) - NIU and President Doug Baker’s administration continue to dazzle with their numerous creative ways to circumvent state rules.  The ban on reimbursement of employee commuting costs seems to be quite clear in the state travel rules, but Baker seems determined to...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - According to NBC-5 News Investigation, Carlinville High School is on a list found on an "Image Board" soliciting nude photos. There was a total of 67 High Schools across Illinois on the list. Their article, located here (CLICK HERE) concluded a two-month investigation...

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