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  • Festival 56 will present 10 world premieres in two days

    PRINCETON — Festival 56 will present 10 world premieres this month.Winning scripts from the New Work ...
    July 18, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Photos from You — Kopacz

    Virginia Kopacz, who lives on a farmette in Walnut, took this photo of a praying mantis in her garden.
    July 18, 2016 - 12:46 pm
  • Bluegrass at the PCCC

    STANDARD — The Standard branch of the Putnam County Library District, located in the Putnam County Community Center (PCCC), will host a bluegrass perf ...
    July 18, 2016 - 12:46 pm
  • Human-animal bond explained Tuesday at library

    PRINCETON — Everyone who has ever had a beloved pet knows there is often a special bond between animals and humans. But did you know that the nature o ...
    July 18, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • DAR celebrates Flag Day

    PRINCETON — The Princeton-Illinois Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution commemorated Flag Day at its June 11 meeting h ...
    July 15, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • Community Notes

    Blood driveSHEFFIELD — The Sheffield Knights of Columbus will have a blood drive from 1:30 to 5:30 p ...
    July 15, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Princeton Civil War Committee plans for upcoming re-enactment

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Civil War Committee recently met to continue furthering the plans, programs and events scheduled for this year’s Shadows of ...
    July 19, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • VBS in Wyanet

    WYANET — The Wyanet United Methodist Church will hold its annual vacation Bible school Monday, July 25, through Thursday, July 28, running from 6:30 t ...
    July 15, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Community Notes

    PMH will host cooking eventPRINCETON — Perry Memorial Hospital will host a “Cooking for Heart Health ...
    July 13, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • Illinois Valley Herb Guild meets

    STANDARD — The Illinois Valley Herb Guild will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, at the Putnam County Community Center in Standard. ...
    July 14, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • IVCC offers ‘App Attack’ for kids

    OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Department will present “App Attack! Updated for 2016” for students ages 8-14 from ...
    July 13, 2016 - 1:56 pm
  • Bishop Hill Folk Festival is July 30-31

    BISHOP HILL — On July 30 and 31, the Bishop Hill Heritage Association will host a brand new event, the Bishop Hill Folk Festival.
    July 13, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Tapas & Tinis: A fundraiser for new hospice home

    Hospice of the Rock River Valley’s “Tapas & Tinis,” a fundraiser for the new hospice home will be a casual social evening featuring a variety of tapas ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • By the Book

    PRINCETON — Thursday, July 14, 10:30 a.m., summer reading program: Alice in Wonderland Day at Hornbaker Gardens. At 4 p.m., Friends of the Library Boo ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Perry Memorial Auxiliary donates to hospital

    PRINCETON — The Perry Memorial Hospital Auxiliary donated $4,650 to the hospital to purchase several items for various departments. Items purchase inc ...
    July 13, 2016 - 3:18 pm