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February 5, 2023

Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, December 07, 2017   FOR MORE INFORMATION: Reena Tandon: (309) 533-1210 [email protected]  Tom Cullerton disgusted with bloated handout to failed NIU executive VILLA PARK- State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) is outraged that ousted Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker will receive another state contract from...

Northern Illinois University (ECWd) - This morning, the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees once again voted to "gift" former NIU President Baker $600k in exchange for his resignation after the OEIG found he had mismanaged the University. The Board called it a "Presidential Transition Agreement" but...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Tap-dancing around the issue of statutory authority, the City of Carlinville once again avoided officially answering the question. The city also voted to give $3000 to a nonexistent corporation. During Carlinville's December 4, 2017 public meeting, discussion involved whether or not the city has...

Tom Cullerton urges NIU reject new Baker deal PRESS RELEASE: VILLA PARK- State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) is urging Northern Illinois University to reject President Doug Baker’s Presidential Transition Agreement. A judge ruled last month that the university violated the Open Meetings Act when it approved Baker’s deal...

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - Here is the line-up of Edgar County (local races) petitions turned in for the 2018 Primary Election March 20, 2018 Primary Andrew Patrick           Republican      County Board District 3 Karl E. Farnham, Jr.   Republican      County Board District 4 Dan Bruner                 Republican      County Board District 5 August Griffin             Republican     ...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Our last article suggested that the new regional water company was not forthcoming about the status of Fosterburg Water District's membership (in Illinois Alluvial Regional Water Company). I also commented the appearance was that things were happening behind the scenes, but Fosterburg Water...

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