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  • FOE Auxiliary announces officers, meetings

    PERU — Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary 2688 has announced officers for 2014-15. They include: Paula Sittler, junior past president; Jane Krysiak, ...
    July 4, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Baptism

    HansonOwen Eugene Lorenzini Hanson, the son of Eric and Megan Hanson of Davenport, Iowa, was baptize ...
    July 4, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • IVCH holds group meetingsPERU — Possibilities/DBSA, the local depression and biopolar group will mee ...
    July 2, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Food court 7-3

    For the Fourth of July, fill up your grill with hot dogs, hamburgers and brats. Be sure to cook the brats in beer before putting on the grill. Bring t ...
    July 1, 2014 - 2:22 pm
  • Voice of the Children

    “Love is not rude. Love is kind.” — Tricia Kloepping “Love is kind. Love is patient.” — Erick Aley “ ...
    July 1, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • ‘Ricochet: Riding a Wave of Hope with the Dog Who Inspires Millions’

    You were overjoyed when your dog learned to “SIT!”“Down” came eventually, then “roll over” and “stay ...
    July 1, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • Happy Birthday, U.S.A. Bureau/Putnam counties set fireworks celebrations

    Area residents have a variety of ways to show their patriotism and celebrate the Fourth of July holiday this weekend with community celebrations, fami ...
    July 1, 2014 - 2:49 pm
  • By the Book — July 2

    PRINCETON — Today, Thursday, July 3, a nature walk with Jason Thompson will be at 10:30 a.m. at Hennepin Canal Lock 14. Meet in the lock parking lot. ...
    July 1, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • IVSO will make special appearance in Hennepin

    HENNEPIN — The Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra will be making a special appearance at the Hennepin Fourth of July celebration with a free concert.
    June 30, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Festival 56 presents 'As You Like It'

    PRINCETON — Festival 56 will open its 11th season of free Shakespeare in Princeton’s Soldiers and Sailors Park at 7:30 p.m. July 6 with the comedy “As ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • Community Notes

    5K Run/Walk for ALS WALNUT — The Walnut 5K Run/Walk for ALS Research (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) will be ...
    July 1, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • Knee-high by the Fourth of July

    The goal for corn used to be knee high by the Fourth of July. How times have changed! Erma Jean Robison, a resident of Heartland Health Care Center in ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Where in the World — DeFreezer

    Brothers John DeFreezer from Alpharetta, Ga., (from left) and Pete DeFreezer from Buda, sister Ruth Anne Phillips from Sheffield and sister-in-law Cyn ...
    June 27, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Where in the World - Carpenter

    Joe Carpenter took along a copy of the BCR for a “guy trip to Canada” where the group stayed at Andy Meyers Lodge, Eagle Lake, Ontario, Canada. Pictur ...
    June 27, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Where in the World — Moynihan

    Dennis Roberts (from left), Diana Roberts and Patti (Roberts) Moynihan are pictured with Marie (Roberts) Dawson in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. The group wa ...
    June 27, 2014 - 4:27 pm
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