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August 17, 2022

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PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Paris High School conducted its Biennial exercise designed to give their juniors and seniors an eye-opening "experience" of what can happen when you choose to drink and drive. This exercise involved PCHS students as the actors, the Edgar County Coroner, Templeton Funeral Homes,...

OLIVER, IL. (ECWd) - During its April Board of trustees meeting, an email was circulated and discussion held detailing an alleged theft from the District by former office manager Lisa Rigdon, in which the auditing firm calculated a discrepancy of 170 hours overpayment in the form...

OLIVER, IL. (ECWd) - The Clark-Edgar Rural Water District, during its April 2018 board meeting and briefly discussed water rates. During public comment, I urged them to charge new [service area] customers a rate commensurate with the cost of providing them with water service, instead of saddling the...

COLLINSVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Collinsville Alderwoman Cheryl Brombolich entered into a settlement, in the amount of $200,000, in the lawsuit she filed against the City of Collinsville prior to her becoming an Alderwoman. It is well settled that a sitting member of the board of a local...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Once again, information being discussed during the recent Algonquin Township meeting raises more concerns over the direction this group is going and the legal advice they are receiving.  After watching this meeting, it's no wonder we are seeing so many legal problems...

NORMAL, IL. (ECWd) -  [caption id="attachment_44306" align="alignleft" width="152"] Beth Whisman Photo from LinkedIn[/caption] Beth Whisman is an appointed Commissioner to the Bloomington-Normal Airport Authority. She is also an employee of the Town of Normal, Illinois. She is also on Bloomington's Downtown Signage Committee. See screenshot of her...

ROCK ISLAND CO, IL. (ECWd) - Edited to correct his first name, it is "JAMES" not John. Read the law. Find the qualifications for office. Appoint only those who are qualified. This is not rocket science, and qualifications for the office of Airport Authority Commissioner are spelled out in...

Kankakee Co. (ECWd) - When public officials provide a response which misrepresents the truth, it contributes to the distrust so many people have with their elected officials. The Limestone Township Supervisor, Marcie Meents Kolberg, is one of those who provided misrepresentations to a very troubling matter.  Documents obtained...

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