Author: John Kraft

TOLEDO, IL. (ECWd) - Cumberland County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Carr has been placed on Administrative Leave (with pay) pending the outcome of an investigation into messages he allegedly sent earlier this year. Those messages are quite disturbing to say the least, and include comments such as: "...

ATWOOD, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_54134" align="alignleft" width="144"] Atwood Village President Farrar[/caption] Sometime in the past couple of months, the Atwood Village President had security cameras installed inside and outside the Atwood Police Department. At least one of the cameras recorded audio. Apparently, nobody was informed of the audio...

DECATUR, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_54111" align="alignleft" width="117"] Gregg Zientara[/caption] During its August 14, 2019 meeting, Decatur Public Library board member Gregg Zientara (who is also the Treasurer of the City of Decatur) took exception to a resident videotaping the public meeting without notifying him it was...

WILL Co. (ECWd) -  During last night's Wesley Township's Board of Trustees meeting, the Board accepted the resignations of the following positions: Township Supervisor Quigley Township Clerk Norton Township Trustee Welchco The first 2 are effective immediately, the third is effective at the end of this month. Although...

FRANKLIN CO. (ECWd) - The Akin Water District, located in Franklin County, Thompsonville, Illinois, serves a population of approximately 2205 people. According to the Illinois EPA, it has been in operation since August of 1982. The Akin Water District Trustees are elected into office, with the most...

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