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  • Charges elevated for Standard man

    HENNEPIN — The man charged in the death of a Ladd woman – her brother-in-law – found her dead in a vacant house in Standard, wrapped her body in a bla ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:16 pm
  • Growmark reports 2016 financial results

    CHICAGO – Growmark announced its estimated financial results for Fiscal Year 2016, which runs from Sept. 1, 2015, through Aug. 31, 2016.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 2:32 pm
  • 'We all feel terrible. The whole town is upset'

    STANDARD — A slight wind blew the yellow police tape that cordoned off a home Thursday in Standard where the body of Deborah Dewey, 62, of Ladd was fo ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:16 pm
  • Monitoring motorcycles

    WYANET — The village of Wyanet is watching motorcycles as they travel through the town.The Wyanet Vi ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • Mary Magdalene comes to Kasbeer

    KASBEER — Karen Bohm Barker, a professional actress and singer who also grew up attending Kasbeer Community Church, is returning home to perform a one ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • The anthems of appreciation

    PRINCETON — Melissa Cary Sandullo is an artist. She has seen the peaks and valleys of the early stages of a music career. But through it all, she has ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:07 pm
  • State of Illinois proclaims Sept. 11-17 Illinois Rail Safety Week

    The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police has asked the governor to declare Sept. 11-17 as Illinois Rail Safety Week in order to promote vehicle an ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Another bird tests positive for West Nile; health department to discontinue testing

    OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department received confirmation an additional crow has tested positive for West Nile virus. A crow was collected i ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • Block RICL meetings

    MENDOTA/ERIE — Block RICL and the Illinois Landowners Alliance have set two meetings. The first is at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Mendota Civic Ce ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • Election packets available in Ladd

    LADD — Election packets will be available for pick up starting Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Ladd Village Hall, 121 N. Main Ave. in Ladd, from 8 a.m. to n ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • First Person (Candis Albrecht)

    Town: Tiskilwa. Family: My two sons, Traysen, 13, and Jace, 9. Occupation: ER nurse at Perry Memor ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • Celebrating 10 years in Princeton

    Central Bank staff members Linda Hessenberger (left) and Brandi Smith serve dinner to Sue Wray during the bank’s 10-year anniversary celebration, held ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 3:32 pm
  • Lamboley graduates from Graduate School of Banking

    PRINCETON — Rick Clary, community bank president for Central Bank Princeton, recently announced that Justin Lamboley, vice president of commercial len ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Standard man charged with concealment of death

    LASALLE — A Standard man has been charged in relation to the death of Deborah K. Dewey, the missing Ladd woman.
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Sept. 17 — Farm machinery and consignment auction, 9 a.m., The Shed, 401 W. Main St., Wyanet, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneers.
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:01 pm