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  • PJWC installs new officers for 2016

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Junior Woman’s Club recently installed new officers for 2016. The installation took place at the club’s annual Christmas par ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • Abandoned cemeteries — Where are they now?

    DIXON — The Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society will host a program on abandoned cemeteries at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in the second floor c ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • Roth named to dean’s list

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — Holly Roth, a freshman cross-cultural service major of Mendota, was among approximately 890 Bob Jones University students named to ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Ashley Choate named Voice of Democracy winner

    Hall High School English teacher Ann Maller had her students participate in the “Voice of Democracy” contest. Entrants used the prompt “My Vision For ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:50 pm
  • Three area students receive degrees

    PEORIA — Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing awarded degrees during its December 2015 graduation ceremony. Three area students were awarde ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Sprung receives degrees

    AMES, Iowa — At Iowa State University’s winter commencement ceremonies, 2,001 students received degrees. Iowa State awarded 1,638 undergraduate degree ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Bradley University dean’s list

    PEORIA — Bradley University in Peoria has released its fall semester dean’s list.To be eligible for ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • SVCC releases honors lists

    DIXON — Sauk Valley Community College has released its president’s list and dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Illinois Wesleyan announces fall 2015 dean’s list

    BLOOMINGTON — Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington has released its dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year. Students in ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Girl Scouts donate hats and mittens

    Girl Scout Troop 1652 donated hats and mittens to the Bureau County Health Department for kids who come in without. Pictured (front row, from left) ar ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Character Counts/Citizenship winners announced

    Jefferson Elementary School held its Character Counts/Citizenship Award Assembly on Jan. 13. The awards were presented to two students from each first ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Walter will present program to BCGS

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Genealogy Society will meet Thursday, Jan. 28, and Michael Walter, a native of Billings, Mont., will be the featured spe ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 8:44 am
  • Library will celebrate Chinese New Year

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Public Library will celebrate Chinese New Year with two events on Tuesday, Jan. 26.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Movie night in Sheffield

    SHEFFIELD — The First United Church of Christ in Sheffield will present a movie night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at the UCC Parish, 201 E ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • 64th annual pancake and sausage breakfast in Hollowayville

    HOLLOWAYVILLE — The Hollowayville United Church of Christ will host its 64th annual pancake and sausage brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:58 am
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