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May 21, 2024

Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

WHEELING, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_34218" align="alignleft" width="300"] Check dtd 12-22-2016[/caption] The Mayor of Wheeling, Illinois,  Dean Argiris, has used the city credit card for personal and private business purposes. As if that wasn't bad enough, when questioned during public comment in the January 16, 2017 meeting,...

Kankakee, IL. (ECWd) - The Interim Director of the Illinois Department of Transportation - Division of Aeronautics, Steve Young, has sent a letter to the Kankakee Valley Airport Authority questioning the qualification of Rende Langlois to remain on the airport authority board. According to the letter, it appears...

HUTSONVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - After our article highlighting one of the deficiencies in the Regional Office of Education #12's most recent audit, Monte Newlin, Regional Superintendent, took to his facebook page and to the Robinson Daily News to publish his glaringly contradictory excuses for using public credit...

HUTSONVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - To start off with, Mr. Monte Newlin, Superintendent of the Regional Office of Education #12, fresh off of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy only a few short years ago, and since then has been caught using the ROE credit card for personal purchases. Previous to...

CHAMPAIGN, IL. (ECWd) - WCIA-3 reported on our citizen watchdog training held in Champaign yesterday. It was sponsored by AFP Foundation - Americans For Prosperity Foundation and was a non-partisan 4-hour session on how to monitor local government using the Open Meetings Act, the Freedom Of Information Act,...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - On January 20, 2017, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its Opinion in Board of Education of Springfield School District No. 186 v. The Attorney General of the State of Illinois upholding the Appellate Court's decision to uphold the Circuit Court's decision to...

SHELBYVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - The newly appointed electoral board in Shelbyville Township met this afternoon to deliberate on the objections filed against a candidate running for Township Highway Superintendent (Road Commissioner). After being apprised of the law in relation to how objections are filed and the information...

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