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  • Toys, toys and more toys for area girls and boys

    Brenda Trump, one of the many volunteers for Christmas For Kids, and Pastor Doug Kirkpatrick of the Princeton Wesleyan Church show a small portion of ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • Bell ringers needed

    With only 18 days remaining in the Red Kettle Campaign, The Salvation Army is extremely concerned about kettle donations as well as Angel Tree donatio ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Focusing on the vision

    PRINCETON — In October, the city hosted three community vision workshops where residents from all walks of life, met and brainstormed ways to revitali ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 4:50 pm
  • Easing the pressure

    PRINCETON — The USDA recently announced program changes which will assist farmers with conservation easement options. When agricultural land is threat ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 4:11 pm
  • Christmas for Kids

    This county/community effort will bring smiles to area children’s faces on Christmas morning. The ef ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 4:11 pm
  • Public access

    MondayDePue Village Board, 7 p.m., village hallMineral Village Board, 6:30 p.m., village hallSheffie ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • SV clerk’s office will begin accepting petitions Monday

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley City Clerk and local election official Becky Hansen has announced her office at 215 N. Greenwood St. will be open from 9 ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • What is your favorite part of the Christmas season?

    "My favorite part of the Christmas season is gathering on Christmas with all of my family."Shirley S ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Holiday concert on Tuesday

    The Illinois Valley Community College Jazz Ensemble will present a holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, in the auditorium. Admission is free ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Little town ... Big band

    Editor’s note: This is the second story in a three-part series on Princeton High School’s music programs.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Homelessness declines in Illinois

    CHICAGO –  Homelessness continues to decline in the U.S., specifically among families with children, veterans and individuals with long-term disabling ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • It’s official ...

    SPRINGFIELD — A new Route 89 bridge connecting Bureau and Putnam counties and spanning the Illinois River will be named The Illinois Valley Veterans M ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Rezin: Passage of energy reform saves jobs, protects ratepayers

    SPRINGFIELD – Legislation that will prevent the closure of nuclear power plants in Cordova and Clinton is a win for energy consumers and businesses ac ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Take extra precautions as temps drop/snow moves in

    CHICAGO – Dangerously low temperatures and snow are in the forecast and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Visualizing the future

    PRINCETON — If designs for the proposed Princeton Elementary School District (PES) prekindergarten through eighth-grade facility are brought to fruiti ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 4:49 pm