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Raymond board hires two new employees, makes one appointment in March 5 meeting

RAYMOND (Heartland Newsfeed) — Two new hires, a zoning board appointment and the purchase of a new truck for the street department was among items of business during the Raymond Village Board’s meeting on Monday, Mar. 5 at the village hall. With the 2018 golfing season quickly approaching in April, representatives from Shoal Creek Golf Course More...

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By Jake Leonard On Monday, February 26th, 2018

Very little business to discuss in Coalton village board’s February meeting

COALTON (Heartland Newsfeed) — There was limited discussion in a shortened session of the Coalton Village Board on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Among items of business: The board will begin putting documents of significant More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Nuisance complaint, ordinance updates among business at first Raymond board meeting

RAYMOND (Heartland Newsfeed) — A nuisance complaint and updates to the village’s code of ordinances took up most of the Raymond Village Board’s shortened session on Monday, Feb. 5. Resident Kristy More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, January 26th, 2018

New alderman installed, much needed bill payments paid in Witt January meeting

WITT (Heartland Newsfeed) — A Witt-based organization presents a community spirit award and more business was tabled despite barely making quorum with the absence of aldermen Donna Yeske and Brandon White More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Federal grant application by Carlinville was for regional water “commission”

CARLINVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — A recent investigation from the Edgar County Watchdogs, in their ongoing battle with the City of Carlinville, has revealed the City’s 2016 grant application for Federal More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Water issues, nuisance complaint major discussions in Coalton village board meeting

COALTON (Heartland Newsfeed) — Some issues regarding water was the primary focus of the discussion in the Coalton Village Board’s most recent meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 10. Water superintendent Tom Gonet More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

USDA Rural Development grant awarded to Village of Coalton

COALTON (Heartland Newsfeed) — The village of Coalton has been awarded a grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Community & Facility Grant program to purchase More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Raymond board closes 2017 session discussing computer replacement, billing and financial matters

RAYMOND (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Raymond Village Board discussed computer replacement, water and animal control billing and some financial matters in their final session of 2018 on Monday, Dec. 18. The board More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Witt council caps off 2017 with alderman resignation, infrastructure repairs, MFT & water questions

WITT (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Witt City Council caps off 2017 with the resignation of an alderman and an update was made regarding problems with one of their lift stations among other items of business during More...

By Illinois News Network On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Taxpayers cover costs of bad pension fund investment return predictions

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — As municipalities across the state determine how to spend taxpayers’ money for the next year, they’re looking at what to expect for pension fund investment returns. More...