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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tax season officially under way

The Illinois Department of Revenue announced late last month it will start accepting and processing tax returns filed electronically. Once federal tax returns have been...

Regional office, Miles Cemetery updates discussed

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners on Monday heard Regional Superintendent of Schools Kelton Davis detail results of work in recent months to improve...

Work to strengthen local levees under way

Levees are largely ignored or forgotten if you don’t live or work in the bottoms close by the Mississippi River. If they are noticed by...

Enyart nominates students to service academies

U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (D-Illinois) announced the names of students he has nominated to the United States service academies. Among the nominees are students...

Absentee voting begins Feb. 6 for primary

Monroe County Clerk Dennis Knobloch announced that in-person and absentee voting will be available in his office beginning Thursday, Feb. 6, for the March...

Energy bill assistance for low income residents

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program offers energy bill assistance to low income residents. “As temperatures continue to fall and energy bills rise this...

Geppert retires as Costello’s office manager

Though local governments are ever-changing, one constant over the past nearly 21 years was the 116th legislative district’s office manager, JoAnn Geppert. Geppert has worked...

Mathews retiring from USDA

After more than 36 years, a local U.S. Department of Agriculture employee will be retiring to pursue other passions. Linda Mathews has worked for the...

County’s tentative multiplier issued

Monroe County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to the Illinois Department of Revenue. Assessments in Monroe County are...

Map of new 70 mph interstates

Starting Jan. 1, Illinois increased the speed limit on stretches of interstate not in urban areas to 70 miles per hour. Pictured below is...

County board talks road projects

The Monroe County Board was one of many groups that had to give way to the weekend blizzard, but they kicked off the 2014...

U.S. Congress approves new budget

Federal lawmakers approved a bipartisan budget deal that would avert another government shutdown this month and beef up spending for the military and domestic...
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