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  • Spring Valley City Council

    Spring Valley City Clerk Becky Hansen announced regular city council meetings will be held every other Monday. If a legal holiday occurs on one of tho ...
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 12:48 pm
  • Changes to law for health care workers with criminal convictions

    SPRINGFIELD — Effective January 2017, previously barred health care workers and applicants with criminal convictions may once again become eligible fo ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • No change in garbage routes

    Illinois Waste Services has announced the company will be following normal routes in the county for garbage collection for the week of Jan. 2 through ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom names 2016 Volunteers of the Year

    CHICAGO — The Glenn and Todd Wright families of Bureau County, Janet Noe of Woodford County and Bryan Roosevelt of Edwards County were presented the 2 ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • What does 4-H mean to you?

    Four-H is a community. A community of young people learning by doing and adult volunteers helping them on their journey. Community is such an importan ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 1:46 pm
  • Senior Watchdog helps seniors with Medicare and more

    LASALLE — Senior Watchdog, Inc., a state licensed company, specializes in helping those new to Medicare, and those currently on Medicare get the best ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:52 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Dec. 30, 31 and Jan. 1- Three day New Year’s holiday estate auction, 10 a.m., at 1635 N. Main St., Princeton, Tumbleson Auction Co., auctioneers.
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Happy New Year!

    As we say good-bye to 2016, Olivia Lawley (from left) of Community Partners Against Substance Abuse (CPASA), CPASA Director Dawn Conerton and Granvill ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Diplomas and dropouts

    From the first step taken into a student’s high school building, the ultimate goal of every teenager is to acquire a diploma by the end of his/her fou ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 3:59 pm
  • BV plans to submit a proposition for April election

    MANLIUS — Bureau Valley School Board is expected to gather for a special meeting with its architect, engineer and bonding institution representatives ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • Clearing the cardboard

    After rooms filled with empty boxes, torn paper and bows, recycling centers became a common destination for families trying to reclaim living space af ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 9:03 am
  • The principal player

    LADD — Ladd School Principal David Lawrence is happy to be a part of a school and community that takes such pride in its children. He went On The Reco ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 3:59 pm
  • Looking back at 2016

    Editor’s note: This is the first story in a series that highlights events which happened in Bureau County in 2016.
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • New York man charged with drug felony

    On Dec. 21 at 9:31 a.m., Tri-DENT Drug Task Force Agents conducted a traffic stop eastbound on Interstate 80 near Mile Post 65.5 in Bureau County on a ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Crash involves LaSalle County deputy

    MENDOTA— Illinois State Police (ISP) were requested to investigate an accident involving a LaSalle County Sheriff’s deputy that occurred at 10:24 a.m. ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 4:01 pm