By Colby Applegate On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Attorney general’s office again questions Carlinville’s lack of FOIA response

CARLINVILLE — Another day has passed and yet another legal request for information via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request has been denied by the City of Carlinville, a government oversight group More...

By Colby Applegate On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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McSweeney pushes bill to list tax-delinquent lawmakers

Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) worries that hundreds of state employees, including two legislators, are basically telling Illinois residents: Don’t do as we do; do as we say. After learning that More...

By Colby Applegate On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Carlinville conflict sparks media war of words

CARLINVILLE — The ongoing conflict in the City of Carlinville is open to interpretation, based on one’s point of view. On one side, watchdog group Edgar County Watchdogs has been attacking Carlinville More...

By Colby Applegate On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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McLeansboro 2017 Consolidated General Election Results

RaceCandidateVotesPercentage MayorDick Deitz (IND)42160.14% MayorRodney Hart (IND)27939.86% ClerkFred Vallome (IND)542100.00% TreasurerSharon Ingram (IND)613100.00% Alderman - Ward 1Tom Maulding More...

By Colby Applegate On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Bolingbrook 2017 Consolidated General Election Results

RaceCandidateVotesPercentage Village PresidentRoger Claar (BFP)6,14250.25% Village PresidentJacqueline Traynere (BUP)6,07049.75% ClerkJaime Olson (BUP)6,02850.10% ClerkCarol Penning (BFP)6,00449.90% TrusteeMichael More...

By Colby Applegate On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Standard 2017 Consolidated General Election Results

RaceCandidateVotesPercentage Village PresidentFrank Vulcani, Jr. (IND)41100.00% TrusteeJames Reno (IND)3934.21% TrusteePeter Piccinelli (IND)3833.33% TrusteeAlbert Peterson (IND)3732.46%  More...

By Colby Applegate On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Rockdale 2017 Consolidated General Election Results

RaceCandidateVotesPercentage Village PresidentSamuel Wyke (PEO)135100.00% Village TrusteeMike Barnes (PEO)12135.80% Village TrusteeEugene Lorenc (PEO)10932.25% Village TrusteeMark Pirc (PEO)10831.95%  More...

By Colby Applegate On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Lake Zurich 2017 Consolidated General Election Results

RaceCandidateVotesPercentage Village PresidentTom Poynton (LZP)1,35158.69% Village PresidentAlex Samoila (IND)95141.31% Village ClerkKathleen Johnson (LZP)1,919100.00% Village TrusteeMary Beth More...

By Colby Applegate On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Big Rock Township 2017 Consolidated General Election Results

TownshipRaceCandidateVotesPercentage Big RockSupervisorKenneth Rojek (IND)301100.00% Big RockClerkCara N. Rausch (IND)264100.00% Big RockAssessorRalph W. Harkison (IND)296100.00% Big RockHighway More...

By Colby Applegate On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Sales tax proposals go down in Madison and St. Clair counties

Voters in Madison and St. Clair counties apparently have no appetite for additional taxes, as they have rejected a total of three one-cent sales tax increases. A Madison County proposal that would have helped schools More...