Author: John Kraft

Press release form the Illinois Department of Public Health ("IDPH"): Six Champaign-Urbana Residents Diagnosed with Legionnaires’ Disease 16th Oct, 2018 CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reports that six Illinois residents from Champaign County have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease since September 15, 2018.  Additional...

OLIVER, IL. (ECWd) - During last night's Clark-Edgar Rural Water District Board of Trustees meeting, the agenda item for increasing pay of elected trustees was tabled at least for one more meeting for the stated reason of obtaining another legal opinion on several questions; 1) if...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - After reviewing the purchase agreements for electronic signage bearing School Board Member Adam Lopez' name and business entity, and all available Springfield School District 186 purchase/procurement policies, everything points to the school district's former athletic director and assistant principal, Brian Caton, approving...

WHITE COUNTY, Illinois (ECWd) – An associate judge in White County, Illinois, has come under fire for actions he took during the course of a civil case involving his brother-in-law. Associate Judge Mark Stanley, 60, of Carmi, is the judge in question. Stanley has been an associate...

WHITESIDE CO., IL. (ECWd) - John Booker, candidate for Whiteside County Sheriff, was allegedly spotted using the Whiteside County Sheriff's Department marked vehicle while stopping at a local radio station for an interview concerning his campaign for Sheriff. He was spotted, on September 10, 2018, driving the...

Jacksonville, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has issued a determination letter stating that Morgan County's Planning Commission Director and FOIA Officer, James "Dusty" Douglas,  failed to adequately search for records requested pertaining to communications with Industrial Wind Turbines ("IWT"). In July I...