Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) - With absolute disbelief that any person, or group of people, could be so wrong, I read the editorial in this week's Prairie Press on their assumption that "There is no conflict" in Sheriff Jeff Wood being on the Edgar County ETS...

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) - Video of the Edgar County Board Study Session is below. This meeting was held on October 26, 2015 at the Edgar County Highway Department. Enjoy watching Karl Farnham ignoring people during public comment - he does this when he doesn't like the subject,...

Cahokia, IL. (ECWd) - Cahokia, Illinois' elected Village Clerk, Rich Dunkan, had his salary reduced so he could hire his wife, Debbie Dunkan, as his assistant. There is a provision in the Illinois Constitution, Article VII, Section 9 (b), which states: (b) An increase or decrease in...

Cahokia, IL. (ECWd) - An out-of-control Mayor and majority city council have been busy during the last few city council meetings having citizens arrested and using police to remove them from meeting when trying to exercise their statutory right of public comment during public meeting. This Mayor...

Clark-Edgar Rural Water District (ECWd) - I received a copy of the most recent audit and management letter from the Clark-Edgar Rural Water District ("CERWD") this past week and came across a disturbing "Note" in the audit. This "Note" basically stated that the district was under no...

Tom Kacich: Rauner backs candidate in state House race Sun, 10/25/2015 - 7:00am | Tom Kacich Gov. Bruce Rauner has jumped into the 102nd House District Republican primary, endorsing former state Rep. Brad Halbrook in what for now is a three-way race. Halbrook, of Shelbyville, is running with...