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  • Local senior volunteers honored as part of the sixth annual Senior Corps Week

    ROCK FALLS — On May 19, Tri-County Opportunities Council recognized the 58 Foster Grandparent volunteers from Bureau, Carroll, Lee, LaSalle, Ogle and ...
    June 13, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Reddick Mansion looking for vintage quilts and their stories

    OTTAWA — The Reddick Mansion Association will host a Vintage Quilt Turn Down on July 16 and 17 and are looking for local handmade quilts to be part of ...
    June 10, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • Community Notes

    Fundraiser plannedCHERRY — The Arlington Park Project chicken dinner and bake sale will be from 4 to ...
    June 10, 2016 - 1:47 pm
  • Festival 56 season to kick off

    PRINCETON — Festival 56 will launch its 13th summer season on Friday, June 17, with the musical “The Fantasticks,” a beloved classic that enjoyed an o ...
    June 10, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • Bureau County Chorus rehearsals announced

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Chorus will begin the summer season soon.All current, former and new m ...
    June 13, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Making a stop in Wyanet

    Jeanne Meeks from New Lenox, Nancy Sorci from Frankfort, Dot Kluzek from New Lenox and Nancy TerHaar from Mokena make a stop at the Disaster Shack in ...
    June 10, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • Festival 56 salutes its AmeriCorps volunteers

    PRINCETON — Three ABC AmeriCorps volunteers have joined Festival 56 for the 2016 season.The AmeriCor ...
    June 10, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • Young Eagles Flight Rally scheduled for June 25

    PERU — Area young people ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies for free from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 25, as the Illinois Valley Fl ...
    June 15, 2016 - 1:26 pm
  • Community Notes

    Cookout in WyanetWYANET — The Wyanet Boy Scouts will host a cookout from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturd ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Area students receive nursing degrees

    PEORIA — Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing in Peoria held graduation services on May 25.
    June 8, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Hartsock graduates

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — Jenny Kirk Hartsock received a master’s degree in adult and continuing education during ceremonies on May 13 at Kansas State Univers ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Princeton library will host summer reading program

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Public Library will host is summer reading program with the theme “Read for the Win,” which celebrates both the 2016 Olympic ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Manlius Fire Department meets

    MANLIUS — The Manlius Fire Department held its May meeting at the fire hall. The meeting was conducted by president Robert Reglin with 11 members pres ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Applications available for fair queen pageants

    PRINCETON — Applications are now available for the 2016 Bureau County Fair Queen Pageants.The pagean ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Farmer’s market opens Thursday in Sheffield

    SHEFFIELD — On Thursday, June 9, from 3 to 6 p.m., the farmer’s market will open in Sheffield at the Cornerstone Community Wellness, Inc. at 302 Mason ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:43 pm