Edgar County

Winnebago County - (ECWd) - According to the FBI press release, "Claassen used her position as the approved for payments from Winnebago County to vendors to steal approximately $368,137 from the County.  Claassen further admitted in the plea agreement that from April 15, 2014 to July 1,...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - We received tips that the Edgar County Airport Zoning Commission did not provide a draft copy of the airport zoning policy they were proposing to pass in advance of the meeting. Without the proposed ordinance being provided in advance, nobody knew which questions...

BLOOMINGTON, IL. (ECWd) - Our radio interview Ben Yount and Andrew Nelms talking about the watchdog training coming up tomorrow (Aug 20, 2016) in Springfield. [audio mp3="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Il-Watchdog-Radio.mp3"][/audio] . Please consider a donation to the Edgar County Watchdogs. [wp_eStore_donate id=1] ....

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - We wrote in December 2015 about RIDES threatening a lawsuit (here) and explained the situation pretty thoroughly. RIDES-MTD filed the lawsuit a couple weeks ago. The bottom line is that you must follow the law when dissolving a mass transit district ("MTD"), the county...

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