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  • 96th annual Hewitt-Plumley reunion held

    The 96th annual Hewitt-Plumley reunion was held July 24 at the Trinity Lutheran Church Hall in Manlius with 17 in attendance. A potluck meal was serve ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:08 pm
  • 79th annual Dean reunion held

    TISKILWA — Forty-seven people attended the 79th annual Dean reunion on July 24 at West Park in Tiskilwa.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Wooden graduates

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Derrick Wooden of Tiskilwa graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, on July 21.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Upcoming blood drives announced

    The American Red Cross will hold blood drives in the following towns:Princeton — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. F ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 9:27 am
  • Community Notes

    Talent showcasePRINCETON — The 45th Bureau County Homestead Festival, “Glory Days,” talent showcase ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • Prairie Arts Council block party on Aug. 19

    PRINCETON — The Prairie Arts Council will hold its first ever block party from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at the Prairie Arts Center, 24 Park Ave. E ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 9:28 am
  • Three more entries received in PJWC baby contest

    PRINCETON — Three more entries have been received in the 2016 Princeton Junior Woman’s Club baby contest. They are: Rylee Jean Widmer, 2 months, the d ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:58 pm
  • Stage 212 will present 'At Last! with Cunio'

    LASALLE — Stage 212 has announced a special concert coming soon to the Illinois Valley.Popular stage ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 10:13 am
  • VFW announces kick-off of annual $30,000 scholarship competition

    SPRINGFIELD — State Commander W. Dave Stout of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Department of Illinois announced the kick-off of this year’s VFW’s V ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • More entries received in PJWC baby contest

    PRINCETON — Five more entries have been received in the 2016 Princeton Junior Woman’s Club baby contest has been received. They are: Kalli Marie Schue ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Community Notes

    Bonnell family reunionAMBOY — Descendants of Seymour and Carrie Bonnell are planning a family reunio ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Thanks Ray!

    Thank you to Ray Kuhnert for being amazing! Last weekend my grandma fell while outside pulling weeds and could not get back up. It started raining and ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • Walnut Rotary cookout will support local students

    WALNUT — The Rotary Club of Walnut will host its next cookout from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Veterans’ Memorial in Walnut. Proceeds ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Library will offer Smart Phone basic classes

    PRINCETON — The August dates have been set for the quarterly Smart Phone basic classes at the Princeton Public Library.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • By the Book 8-11

    PRINCETON — Thursday, Aug. 11, 4 p.m., Friends of the Library Book Club will meet. Thursday, Aug. 11 ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 11:00 am