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  • Starved Rock Country Community Foundation announces Eschbach Endowment Fund

    OTTAWA — Ottawa Mayor Bob Eschbach was recently honored in a very special way. Pamela Beckett, president of the Starved Rock Country Community Foundat ...
    May 5, 2016 - 8:29 am
  • First Person (Brooke Schwartz)

    Town: Princeton. Family: Husband, Shawn; son, Brayden, 9. Occupation: X-ray technologist at SMH Ce ...
    May 4, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • Midland States Bank hires Ciorna as training director

    Midland States Bank has recently hired Cristina Ciorna, a learning and development professional with more than nine years experience in designing and ...
    May 4, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Makransky named Central Bank lender

    PRINCETON — John J. DuBois, president/CEO of Central Bank Illinois, recently announced the appointment of Tracy Makransky as assistant vice president, ...
    May 4, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • IVAR members attend conference

    PERU— Twenty-one members of the Illini Valley Association of Realtors participated in the Illinois Realtors Capitol Conference and Realtors Lobby Day, ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • Midland States Bank hires Theisinger as market president

    Midland States Bank has recently hired John R. Theisinger to the position of market president with responsibilities over the Peru, Princeton and Mendo ...
    May 4, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Group sponsors fair housing speech

    PERU — The Illini Valley Association of Realtors sponsored a public event titled, “Fair Housing - Understanding the Subtleties of Discrimination” at t ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    May 7 – Lawn and garden consignment auction, lawn mowers, miscellaneous lawn equipment, nursery stock, tire equipment, miscellaneous items, 9 a.m., at ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • Is 4-H for you?

    Some of the most valuable opportunities in education exist outside of the classroom. Relationships with family, teachers, mentors, coaches and volunte ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • Steering clear

    PRINCETON — Each year, high school juniors and seniors celebrate their school’s heritage and their dance floor flash by finding a suitable date and jo ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • More than 400 pounds of drugs collected Saturday

    Community Partners Against Substance Abuse Coalition (CPASA), along with several area police departments, participated in the annual National Take Bac ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:59 pm
  • ‘Now is the time...’

    Editor’s note: This is the second story in a two-part series on a recent meeting of the committee to renovate Darius Miller Park in Princeton.
    May 2, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • Join the Princeton Lions Club

    PRINCETON — Care to become part of a team that offers friendly service to all facets of the community and has lasting pride and tradition for the prev ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • Rumble in the ring

    PRINCETON — The fifth annual Rumble for the Kids event was held at Logan Junior High School on Saturday, April 30. All proceeds will be used to purcha ...
    May 3, 2016 - 9:04 am
  • Good Local Food Tour is May 12

    Getting fresh food to market in North Central Illinois is not a lot different from Wisconsin. So why not learn from each other? Gateway Services and F ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:13 am