Piatt County Sheriff's Police are seeking information on a a home invasion and armed robbery that occurred in the 200 block of West Central Street in Atwood about 12:30 a.m. this morning.
All staff and residents at the Piatt County Nursing Home have tested negative for COVID-19 for the second straight week. The mass testing took place after a positive test from an employee last week.
A local health administrator is asking residents to refrain for attending or hosting parties and other gatherings, noting that such events have led to large amount of people being quarantined due to positive tests for COVID-19.
Monticello school officials have learned quite a bit about how to hold classes during a pandemic: How to pivot from in-school to all-online with a day’s notice – which was accomplished at the high school after positive COVID tests were recorded – and putting on a play in a coronavirus-friend…
Piatt County's Zoning Board of Appeals last week recommended larger setbacks for wind turbines, but the increase is much less than was recommended last year by the board.
VonBehren Automotive in DeLand will host a Halloween Open House at 630 North Highway Ave. from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. It is free and open to the public.
Fifty-one Illinois counties – exactly half – are now on at the Illinois Department of Public Health warning level for COVID-19. Among those are DeWitt, Ford and Macon counties.
Two Monticello attorneys are on the ballot for the Sixth Judicial Circuit’s Residing Piatt County judge on the Nov. 3 ballot. Longtime Piatt County State’s Attorney Dana Rhoades won the Republican primary in March, and will be challenged by new party candidate Suzanne Wells, who is on the ba…