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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.

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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…

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A Piatt County Nursing Home employee tested positive for COVID-19 last week, which means the facility has resumed weekly testing of residents and employees.

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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.

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…