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  • PES begins new school year

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Elementary Schools teachers and staff began the new school year during a breakfast at Logan West on Aug. 17.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Two new teachers welcomed in Bradford

    Bradford Grade School welcomed new teachers Nathan Mata, music, band and chorus, and Diane Pearson, special ed/RTI teacher. The entire staff gathered ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • NIU announces spring 2016 graduates

    DEKALB — Northern Illinois University in DeKalb has announced the awarding of graduate and undergraduate degrees at the conclusion of its spring sessi ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Lind receives degree

    EUREKA — Chelsey Lind of Wyanet received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with teacher license from Eureka College on Aug. 10, graduating ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • PHS pom squad attends summer camp

    PRINCETON — The Princeton High School pom squad attended the Universal Dance Association’s summer camp at Northern Illinois University in June.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 4:16 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Welcome to the Real World program delivered to LaMoille students

    LAMOILLE — The University of Illinois Extension’s 4-H Program presented the “Welcome to the Real World” program to incoming freshmen at LaMoille High ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Heth, Bell honored in New York City

    MANLIUS — Bureau Valley High School Visual Art Instructor Sheila L. Heth and senior art student Savanna Bell received state and national awards in New ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 2:57 pm
  • Fourth-grade citizenship winners

    Lincoln Elementary fourth-grade students (front row) Chrissy Sierens, Sophia Oester, Caitlin Meyer and James Starkey; and (back row) Mark Kirkpatrick, ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:56 pm
  • Third-grade citizenship winners

    Lincoln Elementary third-grade students (front row) Brody Reviglio, Paige Jesse, Madison Marquez, Nora Schneider and Ace Christiansen; and (back row) ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:53 pm
  • Third-grade top ‘Reading Counts’ recipients

    Lincoln Elementary third-grade students (front row) Madison Marquez, Alexis Emmett, Grace Eggers, Declan Sommers, Ashley Anderson and Nolan Anderson; ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:53 pm