Matt Dutton joined The Herald-Whig newsroom as a staff writer in October 2016. His primary responsibility is covering Illinois region news and features. A Monmouth native, Matt received a bachelor’s degree in English from Monmouth College. While at Monmouth College, he studied journalism under former NBC Nightly News Executive Director Joe Angotti. Before starting at The Herald-Whig, he interned with the Gatehouse Media Review Atlas in Monmouth. After receiving his degree, he became the Review Atlas’ staff reporter. In his free time, Matt enjoys hiking, fishing and playing the drums.
Farm and Home Supply can move forward with a warehouse addition after the Quincy Plan Commission on Tuesday approved a recommendation to rezone and divide the subdivision on which the addition will be built.
To save herself, Cathy Hayden first had to forgive her foster mother. Waitressing and working in a factory, Hayden was struggling to cope with life on her own, with the turbulence of her past - growing up in an orphanage and then the foster system.
The big draw at this year's Adams County Fair is expected to be the performance of Grammy-nominated country music duo, Brothers Osborne.
When Richard Wood walks his farm, he is stepping on the land his great-grandfather bought around the turn of the 20th century, the land his grandfather and father both worked, and the land on which he grew up.
While Hancock County Board Chairman Delbert Kreps said the board wasn't "in a position to decide" yet, he said a citizens' proposal that would eliminate the dual response from Advanced Life Support units in Carthage and Warsaw is being considered.
Eli Mittermeyer's Eagle Scout project has planted a seed in the minds of the residents at Sunset Home.
The upcoming Western Illinois Threshers Show will mark half a century of celebrating a bygone way of life. Since beingorganized in 1968, Western Illinois Threshers has seen the annual show become one of the largest gatherings in Hancock County.