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  • Talking textbooks

    LAMOILLE — The LaMoille School District is updating its textbooks, but some might be more costly than anticipated.
    July 22, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Children’s advocate addresses council

    PRINCETON — Braveheart Children’s Advocacy Center is working hard to have more of a presence in Princeton.
    July 22, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Sheer delight at the Bureau County 4-H Fair

    A wool coat won’t be missed during the hot weather at the Bureau County 4-H Fair that’s taking place at the fairgrounds and ends on Sunday, July 24 wi ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • State aid increases for Hall

    SPRING VALLEY — The Hall High School Board has a budget for the upcoming school year. Superintendent Mike Struna said at the Wednesday, July 20, schoo ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Community, parents rally around teacher

    LAMOILLE — As the LaMoille Community Unit School District brings in a new teacher, community members voiced their unease about the district’s choice, ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • Heroes for sale

    PRINCETON — A story of a frightening detective emerging from the shadows of night to protect the innocent from the criminal is rich material for write ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:56 pm
  • Who you gonna call ...?

    PRINCETON — Who does the Apollo Theater call for their ghoul problem?Ghostbusters, of course.At leas ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:19 pm
  • Beating the heat

    Viviana Arevalo takes a big bite of an ice cream cone on Thursday, July 21. Arevalo, like most everyone on Thursday and Friday, did whatever they coul ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • The dog days of summer at the 4-H Fair

    Thursday’s high temperatures caused JenaLee Ohda of Walnut to help Yogi, her 8-month-old Golden Retriever, cool down with a big bowl of water as they ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • Walnut’s Michael Ganschow to participate in nutrient issues tour

    BLOOMINGTON — In an effort to continue reducing nutrient losses to Illinois waterways, local farmer Michael Ganschow of Walnut, along with 19 Illinois ...
    July 22, 2016 - 1:09 pm
  • IVCC partners with U of I for ag research

    OGLESBY — Already working closely to build and expand the Illinois Valley Community College agriculture program, IVCC and the University of Illinois E ...
    July 22, 2016 - 1:14 pm
  • Area cooling centers

    • SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School in Spring Valley will be open on Thursday, July 21, and Friday, July 22, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. as a cooling center ...
    July 20, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • The buzz on mosquito spraying

    PRINCETON —  While Princeton residents may have concerns over the safety of mosquito spraying, a representative from the company the city hires for in ...
    July 20, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Spring Valley looks to cap some spending

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley City Council met Monday, July 18, to discuss an appropriation ordinance and matters pertaining to the streets and se ...
    July 21, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Rewarding hard work at the 4-H Fair

    Sabrina Bedenko (from left), Extension community worker; Sue Booker, 4-H program coordinator; and Barb Krug, Extension support staff; sort through som ...
    July 20, 2016 - 4:39 pm