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DeKalb, IL. (ECWd) - THIS IS A STORY ABOUT THE LACK OF TRANSPARENCY AND A CONSPIRACY BY LAWYERS FOR THE STATE TO HIDE RECORDS State of Illinois Healthcare and Family Services inked a deal worth over $190 million with Client Network Services Incorporated ( "CNSI" ) through...

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) - In past articles I wrote about Board Member Karl Farnham collecting insurance payments in violation of law,  Board Members Mike Heltsley and Alan Zuber collecting "opt-out" payments in violation of law, State's Attorney Mark Isaf collecting the opt-out payments and previous...

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) - With absolute disbelief that any person, or group of people, could be so wrong, I read the editorial in this week's Prairie Press on their assumption that "There is no conflict" in Sheriff Jeff Wood being on the Edgar County ETS...

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) - Video of the Edgar County Board Study Session is below. This meeting was held on October 26, 2015 at the Edgar County Highway Department. Enjoy watching Karl Farnham ignoring people during public comment - he does this when he doesn't like the subject,...

Cahokia, IL. (ECWd) - Cahokia, Illinois' elected Village Clerk, Rich Dunkan, had his salary reduced so he could hire his wife, Debbie Dunkan, as his assistant. There is a provision in the Illinois Constitution, Article VII, Section 9 (b), which states: (b) An increase or decrease in...

Clark-Edgar Rural Water District (ECWd) - I received a copy of the most recent audit and management letter from the Clark-Edgar Rural Water District ("CERWD") this past week and came across a disturbing "Note" in the audit. This "Note" basically stated that the district was under no...

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...

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) - The issue with the conflicts of interest on the Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Board started over three and a half years ago when we first became aware of the situation. At that time, Sheriff Motley and Deputy Burgin were both...