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  • What do you think?

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Elementary School Board wants your opinion.“I think the community needs to ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • SV refers sign ordinance to planning commission

    SPRING VALLEY — A sign ordinance regulating the new LED signs within the city of Spring Valley has yet to be adopted. However, the council on Monday r ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • BV School Board hires firm for a facilities study

    MANLIUS — Bureau Valley School Board has hired Farnsworth Group of Peoria at a cost of $24,800 to conduct a district-wide facilities study.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • Pumpkin Races heat up the track

    The Princeton Optimist’s annual pumpkin races provided good, clean family fun for participants Sunday in Princeton. As an entry fee, participants unde ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • More mysteries to ponder ...

    The Illinois Valley has many other mysteries — some lighthearted, some heartbreaking. Here's a few, from well-known recent cases to a bizarre mysterio ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Are there spirits lingering at the old Lithuanian Liberty Cemetery?

    SPRING VALLEY — Located among the twists and turns just outside of Spring Valley, the old Lithuanian Liberty Cemetery lays hidden among the trees lini ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Helping the hungry on the west side

    SHEFFIELD — Community help is needed as the Western Bureau County Food Pantry gears up for the coming holiday season.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Running for the Foundation

    LADD — Ladd teacher Dru Heggen loves to run; she also loves to teach and work with children. And now, Heggen has the opportunity to do both things at ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Crundwell gets more time to file brief on retirement funds

    DIXON — Former Comptroller Rita Crundwell, who is representing herself at the moment, has one more month to file a brief in her effort to keep the mon ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Safety: The best Halloween treat

    PRINCETON — “Everyone loves decorating their homes and wearing colorful costumes on Halloween, and we want them to enjoy it all,” said Lorraine Carli, ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • First Person (Abbi Bosnich)

    City: DePue. Where did you grow up: DePue. Family: Mom, Wendy; Dad, Paul; brother, Paul Bosnich III; ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • Out and About

    Images from the Halloween festivities. ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • FFSB announces promotions

    OTTAWA — First Federal Savings Bank of Ottawa recently announced the promotions of several employees.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Gallery on 34 is ready for customers

    PRINCETON — Gallery on 34, a resale shop, recently opened its doors at 110 N. Main St. in Princeton.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Nurse practitioner joins Perry Memorial Hospital

    PRINCETON — Perry Memorial Hospital has announced the permanent addition of a new nurse practitioner.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:00 pm
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