MONTICELLO - Create your own hanging butterfly feeder at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29 at the Allerton Public Library in Monticello. All ages are welcome. Masks and registration are required. Please sign up/register by calling the library at 217-762-4676 or by registering through EventBrite (se…

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MONTICELLO — If you didn’t know why K-9 dogs barking in the background was highly appropriate at the dedication of Dr. Gary Stamp Way in Monticello on Friday, you knew by the end of the ceremony which saw speakers telling of the illustrious career of the local graduate, Vietnam War veteran a…

MONTICELLO — Marisa’s Purpose 4th Annual Race to Recovery will be Saturday, Sept. 25 at Allerton Park & Retreat Center. Participants can choose from a 5-kilometer run or 11.5-mile bike ride.

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MONTICELLO — Monticello City Council members Sept. 13 voted unanimously to approve a master plan for Robert C. Burke Memorial Park.

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MONTICELLO — After a short time away from helping usher school children and staff into school, the statue and bench dedicated to longtime local teacher Jan Miglin is back at it after being moved from Lincoln Elementary to Washington Elementary School.

A Collective Goods and Books are Fun sale is being held by the Kirby Auxiliary from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28 in the Kirby Medical Center Community Outreach Room in Monticello.

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MONTICELLO — Monticello police are looking for two men who robbed a Casey's store at 301 S. Market Street in Monticello shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday.

MONTICELLO — The Monticello Police Department welcomes two new officers to its force, while the Piatt County Sheriff’s Department has added a deputy.

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MONTICELLO – Active cases of COVID-19 dropped from 101 to 74 in DeWitt and Piatt Counties last week, according to the latest weekly update from the DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department.

MONTICELLO — The Piatt County Board on Sept. 8 approved about $1.44 million in projects to be funded by its first disbursement of American Rescue Plan Act funds.