Hancock County Coroner Kendall Beals said an autopsy shows the father of Sheriff Scott Bentzinger died of a heart attack.
The Hancock County Board has approved a new comprehensive plan.
The Prairie Land Conservancy strives to protect habitat and natural areas in west central Illinois. The organization wants to include more people in its efforts.
With school getting underway, drivers are being encouraged to be on the look-out for students.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is dropping the late winter antlerless-only deer season in 20 counties, including Adams and Hancock.
A new memory care facility will be built in Carthage. It will feature 20 studio apartments that have access to shared kitchen, living room and dining space.
In an effort to grow business, Hancock County is targeting some of its younger residents.
A national museum exhibit "Hometown Teams" is coming to Hancock County this year. It focuses on how sports have shaped America.
One of the goals for the head of economic development in Hancock County is to get all of the communities on the same page.
As preventable diseases make a comeback, Illinois is increasing immunization requirements for schools.