Bureau County

SPRING VALLEY, IL. (ECWd) - More information has been made available in the arrest of Frank Mautino's wife, Lena Alfano, for battery on the night of May 19, 2018. She was charged with Class C Misdemeanor of battery, bodily harm. Case number 2018CM132 in Bureau County. Apparently, there...

SPRING VALLEY, IL. (ECWd) - Lena M. Alfano, 54, wife of the current Illinois Auditor General and former State Representative Frank Mautino, was arrested last Saturday night according to mywebtimes.com. Spring Valley police were called to Jack's Tap at about 11:50 p.m. on a battery complaint. Alfano was...

PRINCETON, IL. (ECWd) - The Princeton Park District's gifting of memberships and fee waivers to their Commissioners in violation of the Park District Code, which specifically states they shall act without compensation, is broken down into each area listed on the district's Winter Calendar as posted...

PRINCETON, IL. (ECWd) - The Princeton Park District, in the recent past, had finally determined, after considerable public questioning, to make families of Park Commissioners pay for their own memberships - they had been receiving free memberships (in violation of state law), read the notices sent to...

Princeton, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has finally, after 13 months, made a determination that the Princeton Park District had violated the Open Meetings Act on May 18, 2015. The Princeton Park District, like many other local governments, tried silencing a critic by...

Argyle and Moore Townships, Michigan (ECWd) - The last couple weeks, Mike Blazer, attorney for InvEnergy, has been the source of citizen complaints in a remarkable place.  Blazer has been caught telling a few lies to citizens in Argyle Michigan.  Michigan citizens took issue with the following...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - It has been over three weeks since we broke the story regarding Frank Mautino's questionable campaign expenditures and it now appears things are moving in the direction we suspected would happen. David Cook of Streator, Illinois has filed an official D4 complaint regarding...

Chicago, IL. (ECWd) - Kirk was interviewed by CBS-TV Channel 2 out of Chicago about the Mautino mess. https://youtu.be/DJ2lupmAYR0 Illinois State Auditor General Mautino must provide answers to these irregularities in his campaign expenditures. Please consider a donation to The Edgar County Watchdogs. [wp_eStore_donate id=1] ...

Illinois (ECWd) - We greatly appreciate all the different news agencies referencing the $213,338.31 gas and repair figure we reported on originally, but it appears many missed part of our statement in that report. "The record below, beginning with page 16, reflects gas purchases totaling $20,914.20 and...