City of Marshall

CHAMPAIGN, IL. (ECWd) - WCIA-3 reported on our citizen watchdog training held in Champaign yesterday. It was sponsored by AFP Foundation - Americans For Prosperity Foundation and was a non-partisan 4-hour session on how to monitor local government using the Open Meetings Act, the Freedom Of Information Act,...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - According to Gary Strohm, Cory Sheehy, Marhsall's Public Works Director, stated that they had "lost" the $8,500 "annual donation" they usually get from the Park District because of the Edgar County Watchdogs. We thank them for admitting once again that we were right in forcing...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - Illinois State Representative Reggie Phillips will be in Marshall, Illinois for a "Springfield Update" on Monday, July 18, 2016. The public is invited. Topics for discussion include the budget and spending bill. . Please consider a donation to the Edgar County Watchdogs. [wp_eStore_donate id=1] ....

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - On June 30, 2016, Gov. Rauner signed HB4630 which made a change to the Illinois Open Meetings Act. Jeanne Ives was the Chief Sponsor in the House, along with Sponsor Peter Breen and others, with Michael Connelly as Chief Sponsor in the Senate. It...

Marshall,  CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) - UPDATE: A single-vehicle, multi-occupant crash very early this morning took the life of a driver and passenger from Brocton and sent two individuals from Paris to a Terre Haute hospital. Illinois State Police  in District #12 said that the crash occurred at 2:52...