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  • Altitude is everything

    HENRY — While many fly drones as an enjoyable past-time, Joe Stanbary has seen a way to turn his hobby into a profession. Having earned his Federal Av ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 4:48 pm
  • Spring Valley to partner with IVRD

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley City Council approved an ordinance  adopting an intergovernmental agreement with Illinois Valley Regional Dispatch (IVRD ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 4:47 pm
  • On the Record (Brent Jamison)

    WALNUT — While he has a day job, Brent Jamison also serves as director of the Walnut Chamber of Commerce. Jamison has spent almost a year trying to de ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • What does PES' referendum mean for taxpayers, students

    PRINCETON — When Princeton voters go to the polls this April, they will be asked to mark yes or no on a referendum question for Princeton Elementary S ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 4:47 pm
  • First Person (Brenda Cutsinger)

    Family: All grown up and moved away. Occupation: Retired. What was your first job? My first job (a ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 4:01 pm
  • Pasta galore

    The 28th annual spaghetti supper was held Saturday at the First Christian Church of Walnut. The menu included a complete spaghetti dinner — plenty of ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 3:09 pm
  • Mardi Gras in Wyanet

    The Wyanet United Methodist Church hosted a Mardi Gras dinner Sunday complete with a King’s Cake with a prize hidden in one piece, which is a sign of ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 3:09 pm
  • Night at the Races

    Lara Schneider shows her winning ticket during the Night at the Races fundraiser for the Bureau County Fair, held Saturday night at the Bureau County ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 3:08 pm
  • Producing 600,000 pounds of mushrooms every week

    PRINCETON — Monterey Mushrooms produces 600,000 pounds of mushroom each week.The facility is marking ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • ISBE cancels 5Essentials results at PHS

    PRINCETON — The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) will not provide survey results of the 5Essentials Survey to Princeton High School (PHS).
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 3:37 pm
  • Weaver to host coffee chat in Princeton

    PRINCETON — Illinois State Sen. Chuck Weaver (R-Peoria), District 37, will host a coffee chat event from 8 to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 10, at the Big A ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 6:06 pm
  • MAPing it out for parents

    LAMOILLE — Students in the LaMoille School District take the Measures of Academic Growth (MAP) test three times a year, which has lead to questions as ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 2:09 pm
  • ‘Your mission, should you choose to accept it’

    PRINCETON — Volunteers and agents of the Mission Possible Kids program at First United Methodist Church gathered on the evening of Feb. 16 at the chur ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 2:09 pm
  • Cemetery clean-up announced

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring clean up and grounds preparation at Valley Memorial Park Cemetery in Spring Valley will begin the week of March 1 or as weather ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 2:11 pm
  • Public access

    MondaySpring Valley City Council, 7 p.m., city hallPrinceton Elementary School Board, 5:30 p.m., Log ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 1:25 pm