Vermilion County

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - During their monthly meeting this morning, the Vermilion County Airport Authority Board of Commissioners met in open session. During public comment time, I informed the board of their requirement to follow state law in regards to qualifications of office of commissioners. "No person...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Within days of our article explaining that 4 of the 5 Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority Commissioners were disqualified from serving in that capacity, Commissioner Jonathan Myers made the correct and honorable decision to resign from the Board of Commissioners. Now if the...

VERMILION CO., IL. (ECWd) - We previously reported that 4 of the 5 commissioners cannot hold the office of Airport Authority Commissioner in Vermilion County because they are members of the governing body or an officer or employee of a municipality, a county, or any other unit...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - The Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority has five commissioners appointed by either the county board chairman or the mayor of Danville. The Authority operates under the Airport Authorities Act. Section 5 of the Airport Authorities Act lists qualifications, or disqualifications, of commissioners of...

HOOPESTON, IL. (ECWd) - Updated Scribner's error on the dollar amount the school claimed it would save. The Hoopeston Area School District #11 closed its Honeywell elementary school earlier this year citing financial concerns and alleging it would save the district close to 250k annually. Their official website...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Mike Marron "called out" by local Danville Resident. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="237"] Mike Marron pic from campaign flyer[/caption] Mr. Mike McClain wrote to the News Gazette about his perspective on Vermilion County Board Chairman, Mike Marron.  This was published in the August 25th, 2017...

Safety: Snap, Crackle, and Drop Master Resource Lisa Linowes 19 June  2017 Wind turbine safety had an ugly three weeks. During the late hours of May 31, a turbine blade at NextEra’s Breckinridge Center in Oklahoma (in-service since August 2015), broke off near its base and was thrown to the ground – snap. [caption...