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  • SV Council denies permit for church

    SPRING VALLEY — From the Big House to a house of God ... That was on the minds of the Spring Valley City Council on Monday evening at its regular boar ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Dixon Quarter Mania set for Sept. 30

    DIXON — Dixon Quarter Mania announced the Friday, Sept. 30 event at the Dixon Elks Lodge will support the Morning Star Christian Pre-School. The doors ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Auction Calendar

    Oct. 1 — Ken Lamchick, antique furniture and collectibles, 9:30 a.m., 401 W. Main St., Wyanet, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneers.
    UPDATED: Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • NCIW will host annual employers conference

    MENDOTA — The 14th annual Employers Conference will be held on Friday, Oct. 14, at the Mendota Civic Center, Mendota, starting with a continental brea ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan meeting set

    OGLESBY — North Central Illinois Council of Governments (NCICG) will host the annual progress meeting for the 2015 multi-county Natural Hazards Mitiga ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • Improving safety, communication in Princeton schools

    PRINCETON — Last week’s unsubstantiated threats of violence involving Logan Junior High School has prompted the Princeton Elementary School District t ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Social services: How big are the cuts?

    PRINCETON — For more than a year, human service providers have struggled to communicate damages created by the state’s budget crisis.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • Mark your ballots

    PRINCETON — Bureau County voters will be at the polls on Nov. 8 to select the candidates of their choice.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • What does your child know?

    PRINCETON — Two Bureau County children earned the opportunity to shop with a cop for a new bike and helmet Wednesday evening.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • EMA drill offers practice in a tragedy

    Emergency medical services personnel practice their skills during the Bureau County Emergency Management Agency drill on Saturday. The exercise focuse ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • Preparing for the worst

    Area agencies participated in a mock, full-scale active shooter exercise at Leepertown School in Bureau on Saturday. The event was organized by the Bu ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • IVCC facilities committee to meet Sept. 28

    OGLESBY — The Illinois Valley Community College Board’s facilities committee will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the boardroom, C307.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:21 pm
  • Health department sets flu shot clinics

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department has released its upcoming schedule for flu shots. They include:
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • Das ist gut!

    The Hollowayville United Church of Christ held its annual all you can eat German Buffet and Country Store on Sunday. Featuring a full menu of German f ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:21 pm
  • Gambling with Bambi

    Anyone who has spent time driving on area roads, especially in the evening, knows there’s a sizable deer population in Illinois. Drivers are also like ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:38 pm