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Lemons to Resign as Montgomery County Circuit Clerk

After serving in the office for 12 years, Montgomery County Circuit Clerk Holly Lemons has resigned from her position, effective at the end of the day on Friday, Nov. 5. She will begin a new positi...

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Weekly Illinois Crop Progress and Conditions Report

There were 2.7 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending October 17, 2021. Statewide, the average temperature was 61.4 degrees, 5.5 above normal. Precipitation averaged 1.83 inches, 1.23 abov...

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Hillsboro Man Pleads Guilty to Enticement of a Minor

Federal prosecutors reveal a Hillsboro man has pleaded guilty to enticement of a minor charges.  32-year-old Andrew Collins of the 200 block of Main Street entered his plea in federal court in Sp...

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Montgomery County Reports New COVID Death

The Delta variant of Covid 19 may appear to be slowing down but Coronavirus continues to prove deadly. Montgomery County Health officials reported their fourth death of the month on Friday, pushing th...

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HSHS Employees Minimum Wage Moves to $15

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is increasing the minimum wage for its colleagues to $15 an hour. This change will provide a rate increase to approximately 3,000 HSHS colleagues across Wisconsin...

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No Worries Walshville, This Is Only a Drill

Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency will be supporting and participating in a Ground Search Rescue training and exercise this Saturday (October 16) near Walshville. The training ev...

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Bourne May Avoid Faceoff Against Fellow Republican

Redistricting can exact an ugly toll, with party allies forced to become opponents.  There are indications that may not happen for State Representative Avery Bourne. As redistricting stands right...

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