Jim Edgar http://northernpublicradio.org en "Fire Madigan" Campaign: Hit or Miss? http://northernpublicradio.org/post/fire-madigan-campaign-hit-or-miss <p></p><p></p><p class="yiv1635272034MsoNormal" id="yui_3_7_2_19_1351500614472_521"><span id="yui_3_7_2_19_1351500614472_520" style="font-size:10.0pt;">The Illinois Republican Party has been trying to tie Democratic candidates to<a href="http://www.ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?GA=97&amp;MemberID=1607" target="_blank"> Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan.</a> But at least one former party leader isn't optimistic about that strategy. Former governor Jim Edgar says the "<a href="http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-08-28/news/ct-met-illinois-republican-national-convention-082-20120828_1_delegate-slots-delegation-chairman-gop-rolls" target="_blank">fire Madigan" campaign</a> is a gimmick.</span> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:13:22 +0000 WNIJ 20490 at http://northernpublicradio.org "Fire Madigan" Campaign: Hit or Miss? Winnebago Trustee named to first Edgar Fellows class http://northernpublicradio.org/post/winnebago-trustee-named-first-edgar-fellows-class <p>Winnebago Village Trustee Kris Kieper has been named to the first class of Edgar Fellows to address issues facing the future of Illinois.</p><p>Kieper is CEO of the Rockford YWCA and writes a <a href="http://blogs.e-rockford.com/kriskieper/">blog for the <em>Rockford Register Star</em></a>.</p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 20:43:56 +0000 Victor Yehling 13428 at http://northernpublicradio.org Winnebago Trustee named to first Edgar Fellows class