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It was a beautiful day for Litchfield Chamber of Commerce’s first annual Art in the Park Festival on Saturday, May 1, where local artists lined the grounds of Litchfield Carnegie Building and … more
A suburban Chicago man was killed when his car collided with a track hoe in a construction zone on Interstate 55 north of Litchfield Thursday evening, April 29. David R. Grapes, 69, of Clarendon … more
The percentage of people in Montgomery County who are fully vaccinated continued to creep upward–26.32 percent as of Sunday, April 2, according to the Illinois Department of Public … more
Although it was a special meeting for the Litchfield School Board, it was a busy night, as they swore in three board members, hired a new high school boys basketball coach and viewed an update on the … more
The Panhandle School Board met a little later than usual for the month of April as they awaited the canvassing of ballots from the March election in order to seat those board members who were … more
“I don’t remember when I realized something was off. Nathan was hitting his developmental milestones, he made eye contact, he crawled, he walked, but he didn’t play with toys in the … more
Vaccination clinics–the best weapon to defeat the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic–continue through the Montgomery County Health Department. Pre-registration is required.  To … more
The relatively short agenda posted for the April 27 meeting of the Hillsboro City Council meeting was a bit deceptive because the more important items required time for discussion and … more
The City of Witt held a public meeting to discuss the council’s intention to apply for a $30,000 grant from the USDA to smoke and camera the city’s sewer system to look for and document … more
The Nokomis School Board seated three reelected members and one new board member during a special organizational meeting on Tuesday, April 27, at the unit office. The board seated Denny Bauman, … more
For the past school year, 11 seniors in the Montgomery County CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) program have toured businesses all over the county, talked to successful business owners and … more
A man with a serious health condition who had been reported missing from Irving last weekend was found dead in his truck in a ravine Friday afternoon, April 23, southeast of Harvel. Kurt W. … more
The Montgomery County Health Department reported 13 new COVID-19 coronavirus cases during the week of April 18-24 for a local positivity rate of 0.7 percent. Through the first three weeks of … more
The April meeting of the Nokomis School Board was called to order on Tuesday, April 20, by President Chad Ruppert.   In addition to Ruppert, Superintendent Scott Doerr, board members Joe … more
The Imagine Hillsboro Festivals and Events Committee will resume hosting their annual Hillsboro Farmers Markets this weekend, Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Lincoln Plaza in … more
Over the last 90 years, hundreds of businesses have come and gone. Needs change, families change, businesses change. In fact, sometimes the only constant is change itself. But for the last nine … more
Montgomery County is 24.07 percent fully vaccinated as of Wednesday, April 21, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). Vaccination clinics continue through the Montgomery … more
Hillsboro’s Planning Commission met for less than an hour (by Zoom) on Tuesday afternoon, April 20, to hear a variety of reports and to pose questions about the welfare of the city. Mike … more
Members of the Raymond Village Board approved Louis Marsh’s motor fuel tax bid at a cost of  $41,573.55 during their meeting on Monday evening, April 19, at the village hall. The motion … more
“Every child needs a home,” said Mindi Armbruster of Taylor Springs about her family’s journey to adopt.  Mindi and her husband, Luke, began their adoption story earlier … more
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