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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...

Kankakee Co. (ECWd) - It appears the Highway Commissioner is receiving compensation not authorized as the law outlines, and thinks he can ignore the matter. From the Township Code: (60 ILCS 1/65-20)     (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 100-107)     Sec. 65-20. Road district treasurer; new...

LINCOLN-WAY, IL. (ECWd) - On September 13, 2017, a Federal Grand Jury returned a six-count True Bill of Indictment against former Lincoln-Way School District Superintendent Lawrence Wyllie. We, the Edgar County Watchdogs, with help from local citizens, exposed these misdeeds more than 18 months ago: Click here...