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Effingham Co. (ECWd) - Tyranny - cruel, unreasonable, or arbitrary use of power or control. By Neiman's usurping of his authority, we refer to courtroom arguments from the State's Attorney who stated the board chairman directed him to pursue this litigation, however, the Chairman has no authority independent...

CHRISMAN, IL. (ECWd) - During its July 17, 2018, Special Meeting, the Northern Edgar County Ambulance Service ("NECAS") discussed several items in Executive Session. Among those discussions were: An "ultimatum" presented to the NECAS by Carle Regional EMS (this will be the subject of a future article) ...

CHRISMAN, IL. (ECWd) - During tonight's monthly meeting, the Northern Edgar County Ambulance Service ("NECAS") Board approved and signed employment agreements with its employees. The item was not on the agenda for discussion or vote, as the Open Meetings Act requires, and when I asked for a...

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) - The convicted felon, Barry Wolfe, appeared in DOC custody, without counsel, in front of Coles County Judge O’Brien this morning on his Motion to Withdraw Guilty Plea. Coles County Case nos. 17CF420 and 17CF433. Wolfe had been previously sentenced to 60 years in...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Update 8-29-2018: To avoid any further confusion, the reference to Kietzman not residing within the taxing boundaries of the Authority were drawn entirely from his property tax bill. I did mention it in the video, but did not spell it our in...

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