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  • Needs makes All-State Academic Team

    PERU — Angeline Needs, a senior at St. Bede Academy, has been honored with a spot on the IHSA All-State Academic Team. She was nominated to represent ...
    March 14, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • Special event added to annual Ladies Night Out on March 23

    MANLIUS — Ladies Night Out 2017 will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manlius and will feature new ex ...
    March 14, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • Annual chicken and biscuit dinner

    MALDEN — The Malden United Methodist Church will host its annual chicken and biscuit dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the church, lo ...
    March 20, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • Unprecedented $45,000 in Switzer scholarships to go to BVHS graduates

    WALNUT — Mary Beach, chair of the John and Mae Switzer Memorial Scholarship Committee, has announced the committee will be awarding up to $45,000 in s ...
    March 14, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • Fish fry in Dalzell

    DALZELL — St. Thomas More in Dalzell will host a fish fry from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, in the parish hall. Stations will be at 4:30 p.m. in t ...
    March 20, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • Community Bible Church of Wyanet to host annual missions conference

    WYANET — Community Bible Church, 215 Locust St., Wyanet, will hold its annual missions conference March 24-26.
    March 14, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • The lost art of cursive writing

    Brody Spencer, 8, takes great effort to move his pencil on the paper. His strokes are slow and methodical. He’s not easily distracted. Who would have ...
    March 15, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • IVCC works with Horizon House on disabilities awareness program

    OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College and Follies Theatre Productions have been working with Carol Fesco of Horizon House and its innovative dis ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:26 pm
  • Gustafsons will celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Gene Gustafson of Tiskilwa will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.Gene Edward Gu ...
    March 13, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Smart Phone training and safety class in Tiskilwa

    TISKILWA — A Smart Phone training and safety class will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in the community room at the Tiskilwa Public Library. ...
    March 10, 2017 - 1:53 pm
  • Make Someone Happy

    • Happy birthday on Monday, March 13, to Steve Bouslog. From your friends at Princeton Rotary. ...
    March 10, 2017 - 1:42 pm
  • Community Notes

    Breakfast in SheffieldSHEFFIELD — The Sheffield Knights of Columbus, Father Peter E. Hand Council 45 ...
    March 10, 2017 - 1:42 pm
  • IVADA meets in Princeton

    PRINCETON — The Illinois Valley Activity Director’s Association held a meeting at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton on Feb. 13.
    March 10, 2017 - 1:42 pm
  • ‘Cardiac Chat’ meeting on Tuesday

    SPRING VALLEY — “Cardiac Chat,” a meeting for anyone with heart-related issues or lives with someone with heart problems, will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. T ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • The lost art of cursive writing

    Editor’s note: This is the first story in a two-part series on cursive handwriting.The words flow be ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:47 am