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George Dixon

Rich Egger

Scott Schwerer is back as chairperson of the McDonough County Board. But not everyone is happy about it.

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County board members unanimously agreed to ask the Third District Appellate Court to rehear the Tom Pledge case.  If that is unsuccessful, the county will ask the Illinois Supreme Court to consider the case.

Rich Egger

Those elected to the McDonough County Board last month were sworn into office this week.   Afterward, the board held an organizational meeting and chose a new chairperson, Republican George Dixon of Colchester.