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Edgar Co. (ECWd) - May 9th, 2016, the Edgar County Watchdogs, filed suit against the Illinois Arts Council Agency for allegedly violating the Freedom Of Information Act.  This state agency is under the leadership of Shirley Madigan, who is listed as their Chair on the...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - January 5, 2016 . State Continues Supporting Communities Dealing with Flood Impacts . SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner today added 11 counties to the state disaster declaration for widespread flooding. Those counties include Cass, Cumberland, Iroquois, Lawrence, Marion, Menard, Moultrie, Pike, Richland, Sangamon and Vermilion. . Last week,...

Clark-Edgar Rural Water District - (ECWd) - At tonight's regular meeting, the Clark-Edgar Rural Water District voted to shut off the water meters located at the State Police Weigh Station on I-70, and also the Lincoln Trail State Park Picnic Area - effective immediately. This is due...

Tom Kacich: Rauner backs candidate in state House race Sun, 10/25/2015 - 7:00am | Tom Kacich Gov. Bruce Rauner has jumped into the 102nd House District Republican primary, endorsing former state Rep. Brad Halbrook in what for now is a three-way race. Halbrook, of Shelbyville, is running with...

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) - During the last Marshall City Council meeting, Mayor Sanders stated that Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources had sent the city a letter stating they cannot pay their utility bills until a budget is passed. IDNR is...

ECWd - A few months ago, we reported on what we called bribing public officials, with promises of financial "donations" should they sign agreements that basically forced them and future board members into speaking in favor of Wind Farms and never speaking or acting against them. Our...