Douglas County

ATWOOD, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_54134" align="alignleft" width="144"] Atwood Village President Farrar[/caption] Sometime in the past couple of months, the Atwood Village President had security cameras installed inside and outside the Atwood Police Department. At least one of the cameras recorded audio. Apparently, nobody was informed of the audio...

Will & Dupage Co. (ECWd) - Wanting to make a difference in your local government but don't know where to start?  Join us Sunday afternoon, September 16th at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Bolingbrook, IL from 1 pm - 5 pm. This FREE training will provide you with the...

ILLINOIS (ECWd) - The Illinois Appellate Court, 5th Appellate District, issued an Order which effectively revoked the Illinois Commerce Commission's issuance of a nonpublic utility company's certificate of public conveyance and necessity under the expedited review process set forth in the Illinois Public Utilities Act. Click here...

TUSCOLA, IL. (ECWd) - We finally have a copy of the "Complaint" filed against Tuscola CUSD #301 Superintendent, and now candidate for Regional Office of Education Superintendent, Michael Smith. Last month I requested a copy of this letter from the Tuscola Schools FOIA Officer, Superintendent Michael Smith,...

CHRISMAN, IL. (ECWd) - More alleged electioneering using public resources. This time it is in a school building in Chrisman. In addition to the 6 School Superintendent's electioneering with public resources detailed in a previous article (here), we now find campaign signs for the Michael Smith for...

TUSCOLA, IL. (ECWd) - It has come to our attention that Michael Smith, current Superintendent of Tuscola School District, and Candidate for the Office of Superintendent of Regional Office of Education #11 has been busy using his school district email for electioneering purposes. Not only has he...

TUSCOLA, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_42662" align="alignleft" width="411"] Our rendering of the Q & A[/caption] Yes, those are his words, not ours. Dr. Bobbi Mattingly is the current, and soon retiring, Regional Schools Superintendent of ROE #11.  Michael Smith is the School Superintendent in Tuscola and is campaigning...