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  • Ladd's 'The List' a surprise to both parents and school board

    LADD — While positive reinforcement has become common at many schools working to guide students toward good behavior, the teachers and administrators ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:24 pm
  • Princeton discusses changes to liquor licenses

    PRINCETON — The city will offer more liquor licenses if the Princeton City Council approves on second reading changes it discussed during Tuesday's me ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • A win for WIN

    On Jan. 29, August Hill Winery hosted the second meeting of the Women Inspired Network, a network of philanthropic women who focus on the issues, inte ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 3:32 pm
  • Two found dead in Kewanee home

    KEWANEE — Kewanee Police were dispatched at 11:13 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, to a home at 1040 N. Grace Ave. in Kewanee for a welfare check, after the wom ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 4:55 pm
  • Choo! Choo!

    Malachi Harvey, 6, of Amboy was one of the many children, in addition to the many adults, who enjoyed watching the model train layouts and browsing th ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 4:56 pm
  • Change of heart

    PRINCETON — Throughout the past year, Jordan Dyer’s motto had been “in it to win it.” Staying true to those words, one might say he’s definitely winni ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 4:23 pm
  • And the walls came tumbling down

    Demolition of old storefronts in Neponset has been ongoing. The city-owned buildings/lots have been deemed unsafe, and the village was worried about s ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • On the Record

    Jefferson Elementary School Principal J.D. Orwig is a familiar name in the Princeton Elementary School District. Orwig went “On the Record” with the B ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Public access

    Wednesday Princeton High School Board, 6 p.m., library Monday Spring Valley City Council, 7 p.m., ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:02 pm
  • First Person (Cindy Ferry)

    Family: Three daughters, Kristin, Stefanie and Heather; and seven grandchildren, Jacob, Anthony, Toby, Janessa, Clayton, Devon and Jayden.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:24 pm
  • Golf, anyone?

    MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley community will be putting their putt-putt golf skills to the test during the Machine Shed Masters Tournament on Saturday, ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Phone-a-thon

    PRINCETON — Gateway Services, Inc. has announced its annual phone-a-thon will be held Monday, March 6, and Tuesday, March 7, at their professional ser ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 4:50 pm
  • Donations, volunteers needed for Tribute to Veterans

    PERU — On May 20, the Illinois Valley Regional Airport in Peru will present the second annual reunion of TBM Avengers and other various aircraft, both ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 2:32 pm
  • Hospice of the Rock River Valley welcomes new staff

    Hospice of the Rock River Valley (HRRV) is announcing the addition of Sheila Smithto the hospice tea ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 2:33 pm
  • JFK showcases students, talent

    Victoria Ullrich plays “Come Sail Away” on the piano during John F. Kennedy School’s Showcase Night, held Feb. 16. This fourth annual event was held t ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 2:32 pm