Iroquois County

Iroquois Co.  (ECWd) - An allegation of sexual discrimination and retaliation was lodged against Watseka Police Chief Jeremy Douglas and filed with the Illinois Department of Human Rights and the EEOC in May of 2019. The allegation timeline covers over three years (January 2015 - September 2018),...

Onarga, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_55818" align="alignleft" width="374"] Onarga Public Library Board Dec 2019[/caption] During the December 16, 2019, Onarga Public Library District's Board of Trustees meeting, the Board voted to go into closed session to discuss pay raises for all of their employees. After closed session, we...

ONARGA, IL. (ECWd) - Our last article showed how the Onarga Community Public Library District voted to (unlawfully) remove a member of its elective board. This article will explain how wrong that vote was. How vacancies and appointments of Library District Trustee are supposed to work: Each local government...

ONARGA, IL. (ECWd) - The Onarga Community Library District, apparently on advise of their attorney, George P. Cuonzo, has been destroying public records in violation of the Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") and Local Records Act ("LRA"). Last month, I requested copies of certain public meeting recordings...