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  • The biennial Covered Bridge Quilters Guild quilt show was Saturday and Sunday. Why do you enjoy quilting?

    “One of the main reasons I like to hand sew is because it’s relaxing and rewarding to see the end product. It’s also a good way to meet new people tha ...
    March 23, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • District 17 receives five new troopers

    LASALLE — Lt. Jon Dively, District 17 commander, has announced the addition of five new state troopers to District 17 who recently graduated the Illin ...
    March 23, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • Can you see the signs?

    PRINCETON — There were no rose-colored glasses at the Thursday, March 19, Hidden in Plain Sight event.
    March 20, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • IVCC drops lawsuit

    OGLESBY — The lawsuit brought against Putnam County and Marquis Energy by Illinois Valley Community College has reached its end. On Wednesday, March 1 ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Do schools really have ‘rainy day’ money?

    SPRING VALLEY — While there’s been recent questions raised about what area schools are doing with the large sums of money sitting in their bank accoun ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • The logistics of a sale ...

    PRINCETON — A split vote cast during a noon Thursday, March 19, special meeting at City Hall has brought about another significant change in Princeton ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Salute to Agriculture

    About 200 people joined the Princeton Chamber of Commerce and Country Financial in its first Salute to Ag event, held Wednesday, March 18, at the Bure ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Cemetery cleanup in DePue

    DEPUE — St. Mary’s Cemetery in DePue is having spring cleanup. All winter decorations must be removed before the deadline of Sunday, March 29, or they ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:07 pm
  • Hall’s $$$ crunch

    SPRING VALLEY — It’s time to tighten the belts ... again.At the Hall High School Board meeting this ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:07 pm
  • Cemetery cleanup in Neponset

    NEPONSET — The spring cleanup for Floral Hill Cemetery, Neponset, is scheduled for Saturday, March 28.
    March 20, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Developing a regional work force

    OGLESBY — Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, together with experts from Washington, D.C., Chicago, Springfield, and cities throughout the Starved Rock Count ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • ‘Volunteers’ perform at JFK

    The U.S. Army Field Band, The Volunteers, performed Tuesday, March 12, at JFK School in Spring Valley. Organized in 1981, The Volunteers have been tel ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

    Student actors Chelsea Higgins (front row, from left) as Mary Poppins and Harrison Brousseau as Bert made an appearance at the Bureau Valley High Scho ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Celebrating with St. Joseph’s Table

    Members of St. Thomas More Catholic Church dish up bowls of soup for the celebration the Dalzell church held Thursday, March 19. The event also includ ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • Spring Valley honors Terry Thompson

    SPRING VALLEY — A longtime local pharmacist was recognized for his business contribution to Spring Valley at the Monday, March 16, city council meetin ...
    March 18, 2015 - 3:03 pm
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