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  • UIS professor to relocate endangered birds to Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – Tih-Fen Ting, associate professor of environmental studies at the University of Illinois Springfield, will translocate 10, 6-week-old os ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Expanded schedules at historic sites

    SPRINGFIELD – Three of the state’s most important historic sites will begin operating seven days a week in an effort to better serve taxpayers, offer ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Be a host family for international exchange students

    NORTHFIELD, Minn. — International Experience (iE-USA) announced visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families for the ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Newsbits from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources

    Online dove permitsOnline applications will be accepted for the second lottery for Illinois Free Dov ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Z-Tour is Z-Best ride in area

    The Z-Tour rides into Princeton on Saturday, July 16. This annual event that benefits the Zearing Child Enrichment Center — a not-for-profit early chi ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Auction Calendar

    July 16 and 17 – Charles R. Doty estate, personal property, 9 a.m. both days, The Shed, 401 W. Main St., Wyanet, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneers.
    July 13, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Churney named vice chair

    STREATOR  — Sheryl H. Churney, an attorney with the law firm of Myers, Berry, O’Conor & Churney, Ltd., in Streator has recently been named vice chair ...
    July 19, 2016 - 6:35 pm
  • Bantista appointed Hygienic Institute's director

    LASALLE — A nurse who has been working at the Hygienic Institute for the past seven years has been promoted to be the clinic’s new director.
    July 19, 2016 - 6:51 pm
  • IVAC Connect set for July 21

    LASALLE — Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development will host IVAC Connect, a business to business networking program. The eve ...
    July 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Upcoming area blood donation opportunities

    Bureau County On July 25 from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Patrick Church Hall in Sheffield, located at ...
    July 11, 2016 - 3:29 pm
  • Wanted: Your blood

    The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donations to help replenish an extremely low blood supply.
    July 11, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Ohio man killed in motorcycle accident

    AMBOY — A 36-year-old Ohio motorcyclist has died after he and his wife struck a deer, were thrown from the bike, and he then was struck by a semi trav ...
    July 11, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • The stopgap effect on area colleges

    The state’s stopgap funding measure is a step in the right direction for higher education, but it falls short to meet the many needs of local communit ...
    July 11, 2016 - 3:31 pm
  • Taking off at the Wyanet Festival

    John Cooper (front seat) and Chris and Chat Hatfell were ready to take off on a good time at the annual Wyanet Festival, which began last Thursday and ...
    July 11, 2016 - 3:32 pm
  • Weekend Whereabouts

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    July 11, 2016 - 3:32 pm