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June 12, 2024

Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) - We received a tip about the Kankakee Valley Airport Authority ("KVAA"), a board member, and the awarding of a roofing contract to that board member. The tip was accurate and our report follows. Upon initially contacting the Kankakee Airport, every effort to obtain any information...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - A little over a month ago, RIDES Mass Transit District ("RIDES-MTD") filed suit naming Edgar County Treasurer Don Wiseman as Defendant seeking the $152,000.00 + they believe should have been paid to them after the claimed dissolution of the East Central Illinois...

KANKAKEE, IL.(ECWd) - We received information that the Kankakee Valley Airport Authority ("KVAA") had recently voted to approve a contract to roof their building(s).  Information we received also pointed to one of the Commissioners having voted in favor of the contract knowing it would be awarded...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - According to Gary Strohm, Cory Sheehy, Marhsall's Public Works Director, stated that they had "lost" the $8,500 "annual donation" they usually get from the Park District because of the Edgar County Watchdogs. We thank them for admitting once again that we were right in forcing...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - We received tips that the Edgar County Airport Zoning Commission did not provide a draft copy of the airport zoning policy they were proposing to pass in advance of the meeting. Without the proposed ordinance being provided in advance, nobody knew which questions...

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