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  • Kinzinger announces Congressional Veteran Commendation Program

    OTTAWA — Congressman Adam Kinzinger announced his office will be accepting nominees for the 2016 Congressional Veteran Commendation.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • 2016 Marshall-Putnam County Plat Book available

    The 2016 Marshall-Putnam County Land Atlas and Plat Book is now available from RockfordMap.com. This is the 11th edition produced by Rockford Map Publ ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • The cutting edge of critical care

    SPRING VALLEY — On the evening of Thursday, Jan. 14, Spring Valley’s St. Margaret’s Hospital hosted an open house in celebration of its new Emergency ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 4:01 pm
  • Applications available for Ladd CCSD board member

    LADD — Ladd Community Consolidated School District 94 Board of Education is accepting applications from district residents who are interested in being ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • NAMI Family-to-Family announces education course

    DIXON — NAMI Sauk Area will sponsor the NAMI Family-to-Family Education program specifically for families of adults diagnosed with a serious mental di ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Martin Luther King Jr. observance is Monday

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Peace and Justice Roundtable will be hosting its third annual Martin Luther King Day celebration at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Spring Valley City Council meetings

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley City Clerk Becky Hansen has announced regular council meetings will be held every other Monday. If a legal holiday occur ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:08 pm
  • Workplace CPR and First Aid

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau has announced a program offered jointly with the Bureau County Metro Center.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 2:56 pm
  • 2016 IMUA Scholarship Program applications available

    LADD — The village of Ladd, in partnership with the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA), will again offer a scholarship competition progra ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • Man opens Vega's in Princeton

    PRINCETON — Bill Cox has gone from driving a semi truck down the roads to now owning gaming parlors.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Young Leader curling outing scheduled

    The Bureau County Farm Bureau Young Leader Committee will take part in the annual District 4 YL Curling outing on Friday, Feb. 5, from 7 to 10 p.m.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:19 pm
  • Mother Nature offers her own masterpiece

    While this rock formation was constructed by a visitor to Starved Rock State Park, Mother Nature was responsible for the icicles that decorated Kaskas ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • REAL ID

    Don’t worry, Illinois residents. You don’t have to cancel that trip to the warm beaches and sparkling waters of Florida or California next month if yo ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • Walnut Ridge: Tough nut to crack

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on the happenings that occurred during the Bureau County Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Tiskilwa OKs seven-year garbage contract

    TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Village Board approved a seven-year garbage removal at its meeting Tuesday, Jan. 12, with Illinois Valley Waste Services, the ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
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