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Voters in Montgomery County decided who would represent them at city halls, township sheds, school district unit offices, and other offices during the consolidated election on Tuesday, April … more
COVID-19 vaccinations continue in Montgomery County, as well as free weekend rapid testing in Litchfield “We are transitioning away from the call list,” the health department posted in … more
Montgomery County will celebrate 200 years with an event beginning at 12 noon on Saturday, April 10, at the Historic Courthouse in Hillsboro. The event had originally been scheduled for Feb. 13, … more
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced the recipients for the 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Public Infrastructure on Monday, April 5. A … more
Imagine Hillsboro’s Reinventing Central Park Committee has launched an online subscription drive to help bring in funding for their large-scale renovation of Central Park in Hillsboro. The … more
Members of the Litchfield City Council welcomed the newest member of the Litchfield Police Department to start their meeting on Thursday, April 1, as Devon Schoen was sworn in by City Clerk Carol … more
In spite of increasing numbers of coronavirus cases around the country and throughout Illinois, Montgomery County maintained a positivity rate just below one percent last week. According to the … more
Voters have municipal, township, school district, library and park district offices to fill in the consolidated election on Tuesday, April 6. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election … more
Schools districts across Central Illinois will receive nearly $125 million in additional funding to help address the many challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, State Senator Doris Turner … more
“You never realize who is hurting and that is why we should be kind. I wish more people would understand that everyone has a story, and you may never know who is struggling,” said Summer … more
Students and staff members of Litchfield Middle School have raised $1,309 in just seven days in support of three local families who are battling childhood cancer. And as part of their fundraising … more
Montgomery County finished the month of March with just over 100 new COVID-19 coronavirus cases, the lowest number since last summer, according to daily stats provided by the Montgomery County Health … more
“It’s the farthest I’ve ever driven to go see her wrestle,” Doug Francis said about the 750-mile trip he’ll make this weekend to see his daughter, Victoria, compete at … more
“Drug Courts require the courts to step outside of the confines of what our traditional roles are. Everyone involved, including the defendants, must rethink their roles and act differently than … more
Luke Epplin’s writing has appeared online in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, GQ and Slate, among others, but the Litchfield High School grad’s latest project was a whole new beast when it … more
Areas of the state may begin vaccinating those 16 years of age or older earlier than anticipated as vaccine demand slows under current guidelines and COVID-19 hospitalizations and cases see an … more
Mayor Mike Holliday called the scheduled meeting of the Nokomis City Council to order on Monday, March 22, with Commissioners Ann Brookshire, Louis Stauder, Derek Durbin and Jocko Nash, along with … more
Three Montgomery County FFA members were selected as state winners in their individual proficiency areas, announced on Saturday, March 27. Elaan Bader of Litchfield was selected as the state … more
Members of the Litchfield Chamber of Commerce provided voters a chance to hear from local candidates during the political forum held Tuesday evening, March 23, at the Litchfield Community … more
The city of Hillsboro violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act when it talked about Summer Street sewer lines in closed session last November, according to a March 4 decision by Attorney General Kwame … more
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