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  • SVCC holds OSHA safety conference

    DIXON — Sauk Valley Community College, in partnership with OSHA presenters and personnel, will provide training, information and resources on a variet ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • IVAC plans Business Breakfast Seminar

    PERU — The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development (IVAC) will hold its Business Breakfast Seminar at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, M ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Regional Analysis Report being presented

    OGLESBY — The North Central Illinois Council of Governments Economic Development District Meeting is being held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Illino ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Granville Fire Department to host fish fry

    A great place to eat fish during Lent is the Granville Fire Department’s 17th annual Fish Fry. This week’s event is from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Auction Calendar

    March 14 – Kerry and Donna Jaggers, farm equipment, farm antiques and collectibles, 10 a.m., 401 W. Main St. (The Shed), Wyanet, Rediger Auction Servi ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Fieldcrest cools down Hall

    PERU — The sixth-seeded Hall Red Devils finally ran into a roadblock in the St. Bede regional championship game as the top-seeded Fieldcrest Knights h ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Beware: The ‘silent killer’

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and Nicor Gas are encouraging residents to beware of carbon monoxide (CO) dangers a ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Brrrr ... it’s cold out there

    PRINCETON — With February 2015 now behind us, many are waving their good-byes to the bitterly cold month that will go down in the record books.
    March 2, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • It’s that time of year ...

    Ruth Ohmart (left) buys a box of Girl Scout cookies from Jasmine Dalrymple and Erin Dove at Family Video in Princeton on Saturday, Feb. 28. It’s the t ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Every girl can feel like Cinderella going to the ball

    PRINCETON — With the help of family and friends, Amy Thompson is working on sorting, pricing and hanging the last bunch of dresses for the third annua ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Former Princeton native captivates his audience

    Looking for a way to capture the attention of others? You just might find out how to in Princeton native Ben Parr’s new book, “Captivology.”
    March 2, 2015 - 3:21 pm
  • Operation Cookie Share underway

    SPRINGFIELD — Girl Scouts of Central Illinois (GSCI) is providing a way for consumers to support the Girl Scout Cookie Program and U.S. Armed Forces b ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Fun with friends at Girls Night Out

    Cindy Penzenik (center) and Marianne Owens (right) participated in Girls Night Out Saturday at the Prairie Arts Center in Princeton. Those in attendan ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • It’s National Health Month

    March is National Nutrition Month, and the Bureau County Health Department’s Nursing Director Laurie Geuther advised area residents to stay active and ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Are you ready to ‘spring forward?’

    Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8. As we prepare to “spring forward,” there are some facts about why we change our clocks twice d ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:15 pm
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