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  • IVADA holds meeting

    STREATOR — The Illinois Valley Activity Director’s Association met Aug. 8 at Heritage Health in Streator. Activity director Kathy Conner hosted the lu ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Bastion-Cissell

    Jack and Lynn Cissell of Princeton are announcing the approaching marriage of their son, Jack Cissell of Ladd, to Courtney Bastion of Ladd.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • I-READ tutor training sessions announced

    OGLESBY — The I-READ Adult Literacy Program at Illinois Valley Community College will conduct free volunteer tutor training sessions starting in Septe ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • LIFT event on Sept. 11

    LASALLE — Christian women of all ages are invited to attend a Ladies In Fellowship Together (LIFT) event at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Grace Unit ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Community Notes

    Auxiliary workshopPRINCETON — American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary Unit 125 of Princeton will conduct a ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Jared Bartman will open Princeton Coffeehouse season

    PRINCETON — Musician Jared Bartman will open the 2016-17 Princeton Coffeehouse season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. The coffeehouse is located at Op ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Mineral-Gold Fire Department receives donation

    Rick Vondra, general manager of the CHS Ethanol Plant, presented the Mineral-Gold Fire Department with a $1,000 donation check at its August meeting. ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • St. Bede graduate on the run for clean water

    PERU — Nick Needs, a 2016 graduate of St. Bede Academy, was a dedicated student and exceptional athlete, he ranked in the scholastic top ten of his cl ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Drake University graduates

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Benjamin Dagraedt of Cherry and Lucy Stanke of Spring Valley have graduated from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Dagraedt rec ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Speedway psychos will reunite on Sunday

    LANGLEY — The Bureau County Speedway has been silenced, and the track has deteriorated, but there are still plenty of racing fans and former racers wh ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Annawan FFA receives donation

    CHS Annawan, a part of CHS Inc., recently made donations to several area schools FFA programs to promote agricultural education and agricultural aware ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 3:05 pm
  • FOE installs officers for 2016-17

    PERU — The Fraternal Order of Eagle Aerie 2688/Peru installed officers in June for 2016-17. They include: Ted Oberholz, president; Michael Hart, vice ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 3:03 pm
  • Laura Krabill Kheshgi graduates

    EDWARDSVILLE — Laura Krabill Kheshgi graduated from the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Dental Medicine on June 4. She graduated m ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 3:03 pm
  • Dawn of the Tikis

    I am writing a book called “Dawn of the Tikis.” I hope you enjoy the fifth chapter. I plan to run a new chapter in each Cool Kids’ Corner. Thanks for ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 2:50 pm
  • Final five entries announced in PJWC baby contest

    PRINCETON — The final five entries has been received in the 2016 Princeton Junior Woman’s Club baby contest. They are: Ashlynn Serenity Wyatt, 11 mont ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 3:48 pm