Author: John Kraft

HUME, IL. (ECWd) - Troy Eads, "Police Chief" of Hume, Illinois (pop. 380), Chairman of the Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Board, and former part-time deputy sheriff, is apparently displeased that we published a photo of him and his son (who is a Village Trustee in...

ONARGA, IL. (ECWd) - Our last article showed how the Onarga Community Public Library District voted to (unlawfully) remove a member of its elective board. This article will explain how wrong that vote was. How vacancies and appointments of Library District Trustee are supposed to work: Each local government...

ALGONQUIN TWP. (ECWd) - The NWHerald has reported that Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik has offered up her resignation in return for a large cash payout to settle her lawsuit (counterclaim) against several township officials. The problem? As Township Clerk, she is not permitted to financially enrich...

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