Effingham County

Effingham Co. (ECWd) - We alleged that the Effingham County Board, under the direction of Chairman Niemann, violated the Open Meetings Act multiple times by holding emergency meetings, which were not emergencies, discussed matters in closed session that were not qualified for closed session discussions, and...

Illinois (ECWd) - When we fail to address violations of law by public officials at the local level, it festers and desensitizes us to the importance of our laws. Those officials who are allowed to get away with breaking our laws move up the chain to...

EFFINGHAM, IL. (ECWd) - According to 979 XFM, Effingham Mayor Jeff Bloemker has resigned his position with the Illinois Department of Corrections. He was appointed to the position of CEO of Illinois Correctional Industries by Gov. Rauner. XFM says Bloemker provided a written statement saying in part...

EFFINGHAM, IL. (ECWd) - Mark Doan, Superintendent of Effingham Unit #40 School District, says he wanted to issue $14,000,000.00 (fourteen million dollars) in Bonds in order to punish voters, by making them freak out, for voting down the sales tax for the second time. After a stunning, but predictable, defeat on...