Coles Co (ECWd) – As promised, Part III of the five-part series. See Part I and Part II to follow the chain of events that show why the local reporting is so […]
Coles Co. (ECWd) – As promised, Part II of what looks like will be a five-part series. See Part I at this link. August 3, 2018 Article – “CHARLESTON — Coles County’s commercial […]
Coles Co. (ECWd) – Over the last 18 months, we have been covering in great detail the illegal actions by Coles County officials. Those actions include bid-rigging, improper contracting, pay for no […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd) James Kelly, attorney for the Algonquin Township, has filed this motion to Modify a Court order but there is just one small problem or a big one if you’re […]
Illinois (ECWd) – How many lawyers do you know have actually won a mortgage foreclosure case for the debtor/property owner? Last fall, Robert Hanlon on behalf of his clients’ John and Alta […]
Edgar Co. (ECWd) – Once again local police have found themselves in a Civil Rights lawsuit filed June 21, 2018, by Redwood Law Offices. The suit names Jesse Lewsader, Richard Wilson, Rayan […]
Coles (ECWd) – Sheriff Rankin’s first year in office had a budget in place from his predecessor. Rankin is in the 4th year of his term, which means he has presented three […]
Coles Co. (ECWd) – There are times when you find things being done by County Board members and public officials that simply put you back in your seat in total disbelief. This […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – If you want to know what is wrong with local government, you need not look any further than James Kelly’s answer to our FOIA lawsuit which contains a […]
Illinois – Governor approves two versions of same law – Illinois Congressman request briefing from US Attorney General & DHS
Illinois (ECWd) – One of our most sacred rights is our right to vote. It is the foundation of our Republic and it is evident from both Federal Indictments and state level […]
Springfield (ECWd) – At a time when the national focus is on our election system and how foreign entities, in this case, Russia, have clearly accomplished destroying the integrity, security, and confidentiality […]
Will Co. (ECWd) – A recent FOIA request by a local citizen resulted in a very disturbing response and what appears to be a pattern of behavior from Township Supervisor Quigley. The request […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – A recent Freedom of Information Act request I submitted to the Algonquin Township Road District has now triggered court action directed at James Kelly, the Township attorney. Kelly apparently […]
Why is the Northwest Herald silent on Local 150 reply brief that contains false allegation – Were they put in their place?
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – Where is the local reporting? The Plaintiff, James Sweeney, Union 150, and AFL-CIO filed this Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss Second Amended Counterclaim on June 26th, 2018. […]
Illinois – (ECWd) – Illinois news publications are buzzing about the Federal charges filed against Russian nationals related to the hacking of the Illinois State Board of Elections computers. See more on […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – The more we watch the current Algonquin Township, the more we are convinced those in charge have no business in public office as they can’t follow the simplest […]
Northwest Herald Editor takes to Facebook to refute claims of being Fake News -Let the comedy hour begin!
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – John Styf, Editor of the Northwest Harold took to the Cary Grove Politics Facebook page in what appears to be an attempt to school the Algonquin Township Road Commissioner […]
Wesley Township – Americans with Disabilities Act compliance failures could subject Township to Lawsuit.
Will Co. (ECWd) – During the last township meeting, it was pointed out that there was no handicap parking or signage as required by Federal Law. Failure to have such parking and […]
Will Co. (ECWd) – Let’s consider this a class in Township Government for dummies. The Township Code on Parks is found at this link. It’s a really large law that contains a […]
McHenry County, IL. (ECWd) – When we used the term “lie” in the title, we define it as providing a written document (via email) with language purporting to have the support of […]
Will Co. (ECWd)- When an elected official misleads the public it makes you wonder why, especially when the subject behind the misleading is a required filing obligation of the Board. Local citizens […]
College of DuPage – Private email used to coordinate talking points for letter to the editor by former COD President
DuPage Co. (ECWd) – What kind of weight should people give to Letters to Editors when those very letters are first reviewed and adapted to messaging that is preferred by, at the […]
DuPage Co. (ECWd) – In July of 2016, we came across some information that pointed to a Robert Breuder being a trustee of a nonprofit called the Lincoln Foundation. Company Name: THE […]
College of DuPage – $2.2 Million dollar loss no more worrisome than a “pimple on the ass of an elephant” says Dr. Breuder.
DuPage Co. (ECWd) – In what appears to be true to form, the terminated former President of the College of DuPage appears to have more dirt on his hands than realized. Today […]
Confirmed, James Kelly has a real problem, as does his client Bob Miller – Private practice billing to Public Road District
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – We have seen a lot of shady stuff in our time but I think this one may well make the bucket list as an all-time stupid move. We […]
Did Jim Kelly bill Algonquin Township Road District 5.5 hrs for attending Bob Miller’s private business meeting with Highway Commissioners?
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – Last week we exposed former Algonquin Township Road District Highway Commissioner Bob Miller as a walking conflict of interest in this article. Also in that article was the exposure of […]
Algonquin Township Road District – Former Highway Commissioner Bob Miller – A walking conflict of interest.
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – Just about the time you think you have seen it all, up jumps another rat hole to run down. The digging into this rat hole started with this […]
Algonquin Township Road District – Unionization had nothing to do with Rabine Group – Ed Komenda missed the facts, Editors failed the public.
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – One of the primary issues that created all the legal turmoil for the Algonquin Road District was the secret unionization of the Road District prior to Bob Miller’s departure […]
Algonquin Township Road District – Bob Miller awards 667 sick days to three employees- Parting gift?
McHenry Co. (ECWd) – Does anyone know what triggered an audit of sick days in the year 2000? A Freedom of Information Act request for all such audits done in 1999 and […]
McHenry Co. (ECWd)- The local media covered, once again, that the attorney for the Algonquin Township Road District did not have malpractice insurance. According to that reporting, the attorney said the board […]