ISP to increase patrols around Thanksgiving travel

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Thanksgiving travel is expected to rebound to nearly pre-pandemic levels. The American Automobile Association (AAA) predicts that 48.3 million people will be taking to the roads for the holiday. This is an 8% increase from 2020. Unfortunately, heavier traffic, combined with declining seat belt use and the prevalence of impaired driving, makes this travel period particularly dangerous for road users. […]

Oldenkamp appointed to City Council

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Will fill empty seat left by Ralph Widmer's resignation

Jerry “Dan” Oldenkamp has been appointed to fill an empty seat on the Monticello City Council. White County Republican Chairman Shannon Mattix announced the appointment today. Oldenkamp will begin his appointment Jan. 1 of 2022, due to the resignation of Ralph Widmer. Four individuals applied for the position, Mattix said. “It is always a difficult decision to make, however I […]