Effingham County

EFFINGHAM CO., IL. (ECWd) - Elizabeth Weidner spoke about childhood cancer during the September 2017 Effingham County Board meeting. Immediately afterward, the county chairman read a proclamation regarding childhood cancer awareness. Elizabeth is the 2017 Junior Miss Effingham County, Cancer Warrior and is fighting Stage IV Neuroblastoma which...

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...

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...