Iroquois County

Iroquois Co. (ECWd) - The Watseka Police Chief Jeremy Douglas is tangled in a web of actions that raise numerous concerns for the rule of law in Watseka.   The fact he is still the Police Chief makes us wonder what the Mayor and City Council was...

Iroquois Co. (ECWd) - In January of this year, we broke the story about allegations of Sexual Harassment by the Watseka Police Chief, Jeremy Douglas (article here).  The fallout from that story took two directions.  Denials from those close to Douglas, and more tips from those...

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...