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  • Prisoner escapes at rest area west of Princeton

    PRINCETON — The Illinois State Police District 17 was contacted by Inmate Services Transport Co. (a private company) at approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednes ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 7:27 pm
  • Avoid the disease until the freeze

    While mosquitoes are generally thought of as a summertime pest, their bite is still potent until autumn’s inevitable first freeze arrives. Along with ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Out of the Valley ...

    SPRING VALLEY — Alderman Chuck Hansen served as mayor pro tem in place of Mayor Walt Marini at the city council meeting Monday, Aug. 31, and everythin ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • The dog days of summer

    After the Alexander Park Pool in Princeton closes for the season, the four-legged friends in the area get to take a dip and experience some fun, compl ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Chamber hosts Illinois director of tourism

    PRINCETON — Cory Jobe, director of the Illinois Office of Tourism, spoke at the Princeton Chamber of Commerce quarterly luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 1, ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Welcome Attorney General Lisa Madigan

    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has served as the state of Illinois' top attorney for more than 12 years. She is the first woman to hold the of ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • Announcing the 2015 Women of Distinction

    After much deliberation by the judges ... and many miles traveled to notify the winners, Illinois Valley Living magazine and the Bureau County Republi ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • And the winners are ...

    Kristin Bohms (left) and Hannah Wilhelm, both of Malden, are the winners of Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt. It only took one clue and 18 hours ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • Mautino's legislation to help employers cut red tape, create jobs now law

    SPRINGFIELD — Energy producers, manufacturers, agricultural businesses and many other employers will be better able to expand and create jobs under a ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Breakfast seminar set for Sept. 9

    PERU — The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development (IVAC) will hold its business breakfast seminar at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, S ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Mendota man arrested for cannabis possession

    MENDOTA — Garrett W. Carver, 28, of Mendota was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis, 500-2,000 grams, a Class 3 felony.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • ISP launches Operation Fatal 4 for Labor Day holiday weekend

    LASALLE — Law enforcement officials are reminding motorists to take the necessary safety precautions to prevent senseless tragedies during the upcomin ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 2:04 pm
  • Brandon Conlin (First Person)

    (friends call me Bran Muffin) Town: Bureau Junction. Family: My daughter, Summer; my son, Dylan; our ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Developmental check-ups planned

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Elementary School District 115 Early Beginnings Parents as Teachers 0-3 Program will offer developmental check-ups and paren ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:45 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Sept. 4 — Elaine Shaw estate, antique and modern furniture, primitives, collectibles, advertising items, household, lawnmower, tools, 12:30 p.m., 223 ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:02 pm
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