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HUME, IL. (ECWd) - Troy Eads, "Police Chief" of Hume, Illinois (pop. 380), Chairman of the Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Board, and former part-time deputy sheriff, is apparently displeased that we published a photo of him and his son (who is a Village Trustee in...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Once again the Algonquin Township finds itself in violation of the Open Meetings Act.  This time with the clear assistance of their legal counsel, James Kelly. Let's begin by once again calling for the immediate termination of James Kelly as the Township Attorney. ...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik filed a counter-claim after being sued by the Township Road District.  Shortly after being served notice of Discovery and realizing her inclusion of her son and husband has subjected them to discovery depositions (article here), she tried...

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...

McHenry Co. (ECWd)- Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik is no newcomer to Freedom of Information manipulation and games as she is the key reason for our initial 16 count FOIA lawsuit against the Township which is still moving forward as they have yet to produce requested...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - The Algonquin Township Clerk, Karen Lukasik, filed a counter-claim against the Township Road District Highway Commissioner Andrew Gasser and Township Supervisor Chuck Lutzow.  Now, after being served in Discovery, she is attempting to enrich herself and withdraw the case which had moved...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - It's no wonder things are such a mess in Algonquin Township as once again we find ourselves following up the reporting of others to ensure accurate information is being shared. The Northwest Herald reported the following pertaining to the Algonquin Township Clerk and...