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  • Rock River Valley to expand hospice services

    STERLING – Hospice of the Rock River Valley will break ground later this month for its hospice home.
    May 18, 2016 - 1:58 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    May 20 – Ron and Margaret Moats, tool and tool-related items, 4 p.m., at onsite location of 119 Railroad St., Bureau, Tumbleson Auction Co., auctionee ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Pomp and circumstance are in the air

    St. Bede Academy graduates file into their graduation ceremony to receive their diplomas. Sixty-six graduates earned their diplomas during the ceremon ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Mosquitoes 101

    They are those pesky little creatures that arrive every year. Sometimes they come early — oftentimes they stay late. But either way, mosquitoes are ne ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Are you a local artist?

    PRINCETON — Are you a local artist who would like to showcase and sell your work? The third annual Art in the Park might be just the place to accompli ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • A smart boater is a safe boater

    Here in the Illinois Valley, the current tends to run in many residents’ blood. With many rivers, canals and bodies of water at our fingertips, it is ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:11 pm
  • Delivering more than just the mail

    A mountain of non-perishable food products as well as paper and personal items were donated and ultimately delivered to the Bureau County Food Pantry ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • St. Bede Academy hosts graduation ceremony

    Graduates of St. Bede Academy were all smiles Sunday, May 15, as they received their diplomas. Between plenty of photographs and selfies, speeches, th ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:06 pm
  • Sheffield Telepharmacy sets grand opening

    SHEFFIELD — TelePharm, an Iowa City-based digital health care company, is announcing the grand opening event of the Sheffield Telepharmacy at 11 a.m. ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Honoring your hero

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, State Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Peru), and the Illinois Senate Republican caucus are teaming up to ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Skoog applauds accomplishments of NPLEx

    PERU — Illinois State Representative Andrew Skoog (D-76th) has released the first quarter 2016 data from the state’s real time, stop-sale pseudoephedr ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • ISP releases April report

    LASALLE — Illinois State Police District 17 announced that during the month of April, troopers handled 2,075 calls for service and assistance. Of thes ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • What is the most important thing you learned throughout your educational career?

    “The most important thing I learned is that you get out what you put in.”Hanna Bima, Princeton“The m ...
    May 16, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Generations collide at Liberty Village

    PRINCETON — Alexis Richards, 17, of Arlington sits at a table in a dining room at Liberty Village in Princeton with a resident who is well into her 80 ...
    May 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Mock shock ... could save your child’s life

    Emergency workers came together with students and staff at LaMoille High School on May 11 to illustrate the result of a mock, fatal traffic accident o ...
    May 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm