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  1. Adaptability a hallmark of 50-year careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The News-Gazette

    Roger Prather has found an innate ability to adapt to the ever-changing agricultural industry, an industry that has helped him last for 50 years at John Deere dealerships, the most recent 47 at AHC in Monticello, formerly Heath's. As in many industries, technology has been the biggest change he has seen; Prather has exchanged his work wrenches as a mechanic in the late 1960s for an arsenal that now includes computers, tablets and laptops.

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  2. Rusted Root to Headline Allerton FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Monticello- Allerton Park & Retreat Center has announced national talent will come as a headliner for the Allerton Festival. Rusted Root will play the festival, presented by the U of I Community Credit Union.

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  3. Areo Tow ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | The News-Gazette

    Horizon Hobby's Aero-Tow Show, featuring some of the biggest thermals flown. Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the Piatt County Airport in Monticello.

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  4. Top of the morning, June 15, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The News-Gazette

    Father Bruce Lopez was back celebrating Mass on Sunday. At least that's what he's been told by members of his congregation at St. Philomena Catholic Church in Monticello.

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  5. The Passing Of Joel HertzRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 12 | Agri Marketing

    THE PASSING OF JOEL HERTZ Jun. 13, 2016 Des Moines Register reports: Joel R. Hertz, 79, of Monticello, IL went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, May 28 while visiting in California. Joel was born April 11, 1937 to Carl and Marjory Hertz in Oskaloosa, IA.

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  6. Bement Old Glory DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | The News-Gazette

    ... Cutest Baby Contest, Tractor Show, Sidewalk Chalk and a Cricket Spiting Contest. Landon Carlisle 6 years old of Monticello checks out a 1951 John Deere Tractor at Bement's Glory Days Festival. Bement Old Glory Days, Saturday, June 11, 2016 at ...

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  7. Area update: Fisher hits agency's purchase of land it can't useRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | The News-Gazette

    ... to work on a drainage project in the end of the village, if the sale weren't some kind of "political maneuver." MONTICELLO - A $100,000 donation from the Monticello-based Robert Milligan Trust will help improve technology, provide some furnishings ...

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  8. Monticello man helps save life in Shanghai airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The News-Gazette

    Bill Haworth is a respected business owner in Monticello, and in 2014 was named Citizen of the Year by the Piatt County Journal-Republican. The owner of Pearls & More Jewelry is also a flight attendant for Delta, and he and three other members of a flight crew, along with a gate agent, were honored this week for helping save the life of a passenger who suffered a stroke just after an international flight touched down in Shanghai, China.

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  9. Allerton Park hosting Irish Fest June 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Irish Fest Concert is being presented by the U of I Community Credit Union. It will be held outdoors on the Gate House Lawn at the estate, located at 515 Old Timber Road at the Allerton Park & Retreat Center in Monticello.

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  10. Area update: Monticello military signs filled up fastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    The four signs were erected in 2012 with a total of 44 plaques in place. That number has swelled, and those running the Monticello Area Military Service Recognition project are pondering how to make space for all active military who have local connections.

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  11. Top of the morning, May 18, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... all the schools in our conference reached out in one way or the other," Fisher athletic director Jon Kelly said. Monticello had a moment of silence at Sunday's graduation ceremony. Mahomet-Seymour sent counselors, Heyworth sent a plant. ...

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  12. Area history, May 13, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... Mahomet where plans to develop four lakes in Piatt County were discussed. Alex Vance, a landscape architect from Monticello, has proposed building dams at Centerville on the Sangamon River, at Goose Creek and at Camp Creek and another one at ...

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  13. Updated: severe thunderstorm warning issued for three area countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... and be prepared to take shelter. In addition, a flood warning has been issued for the Sangamon River at Monticello from Wednesday afternoon until late Friday night. The river's water level is expected to hit 13.5 feet by Thursday afternoon, which ...

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  14. Severe thunderstorm watch issued for East Central IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... and be prepared to take shelter. In addition, a flood warning has been issued for the Sangamon River at Monticello from Wednesday afternoon until late Friday night. The river's water level is expected to hit 13.5 feet by Thursday afternoon, which ...

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  15. Flood warning issued for Sangamon River at MonticelloRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    A flood warning has been issued for the Sangamon River at Monticello from Wednesday afternoon until late Friday night. The river's water level is expected to hit 13.5 feet by Thursday afternoon, which will mean flooding of nearby farm fields and other low-lying areas.

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  16. ObituariesRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2013 | Lakeland Times

    ... he survives. Nancy lived most of her life in Joliet, Ill., retired with Don to Manitowish Waters, and moved to Monticello, Ill., in January 2014 to be closer to family. Friday, April 29, 2016 Elizabeth May Sorensen, age 79 of Minocqua, died on ...

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  17. ObituariesRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2013 | Lakeland Times

    ... he survives. Nancy lived most of her life in Joliet, Ill., retired with Don to Manitowish Waters, and moved to Monticello, Ill., in January 2014 to be closer to family. Friday, April 29, 2016 Elizabeth May Sorensen, age 79 of Minocqua, died on ...

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  18. Mitchell - Forgive Tax OverpaymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Monticello State Representative Bill Mitchell, Forsyth, is sponsoring legislation to forgive $168 million in overpayments made to local governments. The Illinois Department of Revenue discovered the overpayments of the Personal Property Replacement Tax, began during the Quinn administration, in April.

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  19. Mr. Top Gun: Peter Goldsmith & his F-104 StarfighterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Model Airplane News

    ... weekend. Here are the details on this massive jet: Having spent the winter in the workshop, Peter Goldsmith from Monticello, IL, as finished an amazing 1/4-scale F-104 Starfighter from the Airworld kit. Peter will be competing in the Expert class, ...

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  20. Champaign police officer waives jury in sex assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    ... He is charged with two counts of criminal sexual assault involving a 27-year-old woman with whom he lived in Monticello; that trial was scheduled to begin Monday. Defense attorney Evan Bruno declined to discuss whether Gale and local prosecutors are ...

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