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  • Electricity safety tips for farmers

    Farming is a very important, yet also very dangerous, job. In fact, it is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. According to the ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • New corn disease found in Illinois

    Harvest season is slowly getting underway in Northern Illinois, but the growing season that has thrown so many things at area farmers had one more sur ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • From training wheels to Supercross

    LOSTANT — Four years ago Matt Vincent of Lostant decided to return to the world of riding dirt bikes, and he decided to take his 4-year-old son, Amos, ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:16 am
  • Zoning board hosts Walnut Ridge hearings

    PRINCETON — BHE Renewal is seeking up to 127 conditional use permits for the purposed Walnut Ridge wind farm.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • United we stand

    PRINCETON — Others had passed by the man on the side of the road. Travelers knew this man, yet turned their head and continued within their indifferen ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Princeton dumps garbage issue on the table

    PRINCETON — The Princeton City Council is looking into changing rules on garbage pick-up within the city.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Waiting for dinner ...

    This pair of baby Cedar Waxwings sat like statues in a pine tree, while waiting for a bite of dinner from their nearby mother. The Cedar Waxwing is a ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Cutting down the ivory tower

    TISKILWA — Jennifer Fisher traveled over to Sri Lanka, an island country in South Asia, for one month in 2007 to do biological research. Her focus was ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • $1,930: 10-4 good buddy

    WALNUT— Walnut Police Chief Glenn Lawson discussed with the village board the continuing problems with police radio reception in the Walnut area.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • An anniversary for Wedding

    PRINCETON — Harold “Bud” Wedding, 83, of Princeton was recently recognized for his 50 years of leadership to the Illinois Boy Scouts Troop 1063.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Kinzinger’s traveling office hours

    OTTAWA — The office of Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) will hold traveling office hours throughout the 16th District. Staffers will be availa ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Magnolia man is sentenced to prison

    PRINCETON — Daniel J. Price, 31, of Magnolia was convicted of the Class X felony of unlawful possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • By the Book

    PRINCETON — Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 p.m., scribble stencil t-shirt craft night: All ages welcome, bring a white t-shirt or tote to stencil.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Jordbruksdagarna is back again!

    BISHOP HILL — You don’t have to say “Jordbruksdagarna” to know what it means: food, music, dancing, games and crafts at Bishop Hill. The annual fall f ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • Can you dig it?

    Putnam County High School’s Taylor Kreiser sets the ball during a game Thursday, Sept. 17, in Granville. Bureau and Putnam counties are known for thei ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:20 pm
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