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  1. Critics: Building should be named for fallen vet, not BreuderRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    ... told the board he would like to see the building named after his fallen friend. Kirk Allen, the co-founder of Edgar County Watchdogs -- a group that has been critical of Breuder -- also said the building should be named in Miller's honor. "It makes ...

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  2. COD board again approves Breuder deal, despite outcryRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    ... the public to participate in the meeting." The suit, filed by Andrzejewski and John Kraft and Kirk Allen of the Edgar County Watchdogs, further alleges the board didn't release prior to last week's meeting a copy of the proposed addendum to ...

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  3. Judge orders College of DuPage meeting moved to large venueRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Andrzejewski, founder of the watchdog group For the Good of Illinois, which filed the lawsuit along with the Edgar County Watchdogs, a downstate taxpayer advocacy group. "Everybody will be able to see and participate in the meeting in one room." ...

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  4. Judge to COD: Find a bigger room to revote on Breuder dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Daily Herald

    ... The suit was filed by For the Good of Illinois founder Adam Andrzejewski and John Kraft and Kirk Allen of the Edgar County Watchdogs. They claimed the college board approved Breuder's severance package without "providing the required notice to the ...

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  5. College of DuPage revote on president's buyout follows years of secrecyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Chicago Tribune

    ... founder of For the Good of Illinois, said in a statement. Andrzejewski's group filed suit along with the Edgar County Watchdogs from eastern Illinois. "Our lawsuit allows the trustees a time out to think this through. The hard-working students and ...

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  6. Watchdogs sue COD board over Breuder severanceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Daily Herald

    ... to discuss how you can reuse this article. The plaintiffs listed on the lawsuit are For the Good of Illinois, Edgar County Watchdogs, For the Good of Illinois founder Adam Andrzejewski, and John Kraft and Kirk Allen of the Edgar County Watchdogs. ...

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  7. Watchdog group files lawsuit against College of DuPageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Chicago Tribune

    ... a time out to think this through. The hard-working students and taxpayers deserve better governance." The Edgar County Watchdogs, a downstate taxpayer advocacy group, joined in the lawsuit. The board of trustees will meet in a special session ...

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  8. BREAKING "For the Good of Illinois" to file lawsuit Tuesday against College of DuPage boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Illinoisreview

    A lawsuit will be filed in DuPage Circuit Court Tuesday morning against the College of DuPage Board of Trustees, saying they violated the Open Meetings Act, says a press release from For The Good of Illinois transparency group. "Tomorrow morning, For The Good of Illinois, Adam Andrzejewski, and Edgar County Watchdogs will file lawsuit in DuPage County Circuit Court alleging that an Open Meetings Act violation occurred last Thursday while the board conferred the severance package for Dr. Breuder," the release says.

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  9. Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... ark County, Ill., where 254 concealed carry permits are active. Nearby Crawford County, has 282 active permits. Edgar County has 226 active permits.

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  10. Accountability group responds to DuPage College official's Nazi rhetoricRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Illinoisreview

    DuPAGE County - Taxpayer accountability is what watchdog groups like Illinois Leaks, Edgar County Watchdogs and For the Good of Illinois want from the members of the DuPage College Board. But the members aren't used to having taxpayers scour their records, spending habits and emails, and are tired of the embarrassment and extra work those groups are bringing to the board.

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  11. Opinion Quinn needs to speed actions on clemency petitions: MitchellRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... 2013, respectively, he successfully sued the Illinois State Police, the Paris Illinois Police Department, and Edgar County, and settled with those entities for a combined $6 million. But money can't buy back 17 years of a man's life, nor can it buy ...

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  12. Prison sentence for DUI, cannabis convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... in his system. At the time his license was statutorily suspended because of a then-ending DUI charge in Edgar County. While out on bond in that case, Wilson was also arrested for - and eventually pleaded guilty to - possession with intent to deliver ...

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  13. Naperville wona t remove council members for late paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... payments, the question of what is in arrears is very vague." John Kraft, one of the authors of the downstate Edgar County-based Illinois Leaks website, said he disagrees with the legal opinions from the city and Ancel Glink. "The Illinois municipal ...

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  14. Ameren power line problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    EDGAR COUNTY, Ill. Final plans are set for a controversial power line running through the Wabash Valley.

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  15. COD trustee bites back at criticism over thousands spent on mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. "Edgar County Watchdogs, Illinois Leaks and For the Good of Illinois and their ilk, including members of the Tea Party, feed on ...

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  16. Live Coverage: Final vote counts in Illinois Treasurer raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... netted 235 votes in the City of Aurora. Frerichs margin is down to 121 votes, as Cross netted 4 votes in Edgar County. Statewide margin is 0.0035% in favor of Frerichs. Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights , Community ...

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  17. Watchdogs In IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... to hold public officials accountable. They call themselves the "Watchdogs." Kirk Allen and John Kraft live in Edgar County which may be the most corrupt county in the country. For a couple of watchdogs, it's a target rich environment. In 1985, New ...

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  18. Edgar County citizen investigators force 100+ officials to flee or resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Illinoisreview

    ... Mr. Allen and Mr. Kraft are unlikely watchdogs. Neither are lawyers. Neither are wealthy individuals - their Edgar County Watchdog organization is a non-profit. And neither have a law enforcement background, although both served in the military. ...

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  19. Deer Accidents In Edgar CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    The Edgar County Sheriff's Department has been busy as of late with a number of deer and vehicle accidents. In fact they had 5 in 5 days between Oct 27th and Nov 1st.

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  20. October 31, 2014 - New 121-Acre Land Acquisition Doubles Acreage of State Habitat Area in IllinoisRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Pheasants Forever

    With the Illinois pheasant and quail hunting season opening this weekend, excitement is building for hunters who drew lottery upland game permits to hunt the new and improved Willow Creek State Habitat Area in Edgar County. The "new and improved" designation is the result of a recent 121-acre addition by Pheasants Forever and partners that more than doubles the amount of publicly accessible land available at the site.

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