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  • Ladd Fire Department hosts pancake/sausage breakfast

    LADD — The annual breakfast of the Ladd Fire Department will be serving a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon on Oct. 2 in the fire depa ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • Card shower planned for Jan Christian

    A card shower is being held to celebrate the 70th birthday of Jan Christian of Wyanet on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • HCE will host International Night on Oct. 4

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County HCE (Home and Community Education) Association’s International Night will be Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the University of Illin ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • Area youth participate at state fair

    The University of Illinois Extension serving Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall and Putnam counties has recognized all the 4-H members who exhibited general 4- ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:52 pm
  • IVCC offers pharmacy technician program

    OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Office is offering a pharmacy technician (CCE-1720-300) program Mondays and Wednesd ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:52 pm
  • Lexi's Lowdown

    Lexi’s Lowdown rating: Crayola Marker Maker, 4.5 stars out of 5 starsThis month I am reviewing my Cr ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • ‘The Bread Monk’ launches online baking class

    PERU — Fr. Dominic Garramone of St. Bede Abbey launched an online baking class through Craftsy.com on Sept. 6.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Dawn of the Tikis

    I am writing a book called “Dawn of the Tikis.” I hope you enjoy the sixth chapter. I plan to run a new chapter in each Cool Kids’ Corner. Thanks for ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:46 pm
  • Walk to Remember is Oct. 2

    PERU — The River Valley Chapter of The Compassionate Friends invites bereaved parents, siblings, relatives and friends to join them at their Walk to R ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • Princeton Moose Lodge dance

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Moose Lodge will host a dance from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23. Everyone is invited to attend and listen to the music ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Community Notes

    Flea marketPRINCETON — The Open Prairie United Church of Christ will hold a flea market from 9 a.m. ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • IVSO will present concert on Sunday

    OGLESBY — You don’t have to leave the Illinois Valley to listen to the finest music in the world. Join Maestro Lucia Matos and the Illinois Valley Sym ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • By the Book

    PRINCETON — Thursday, Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m., John Purvis returns to the library to talk about “Off the Beaten Path in Illinois.”
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Community Notes

    Fish and chicken dinnerMANLIUS — The Manlius Sportmen's Club will host a fish and chicken dinner fro ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Hermes will speak to Rotary members

    WALNUT — The Rotary Club of Walnut announced Joan Hermes, a native of Walnut and executive director of the CGH Health Foundation, will speak at the gr ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 2:52 pm