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  • Gambling with Bambi

    Anyone who has spent time driving on area roads, especially in the evening, knows there’s a sizable deer population in Illinois. Drivers are also like ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:38 pm
  • After 74 years, Volant gets his diploma

    SPRING VALLEY — Seventy-four years after his class graduated from Hall High School, Harry Volant received his official Hall High School diploma.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • First Christian Church has new home

    PRINCETON — A church that has been in existence in Princeton since 1840 has a new home.The First Chr ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Hall: A balanced budget

    SPRING VALLEY — For the first time in six years, Hall High School has a balanced budget.After a budg ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • Back the Badge

    Bureau County Sheriff’s Deputy C.C. Spiegel was one of the many law enforcement officers who enjoyed lunch at the Back the Badge law enforcement suppo ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • Ladd American Legion Auxiliary to meet

    LADD — The Ladd American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Legion Hall. The group will hear a report on Rip’s fundraiser; dis ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:16 pm
  • Event planned for career cruising

    PRINCETON — Area businesses wanting to find qualified employees can learn about a new tool next week designed to help them in their employment needs.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court appoints new director of communications

    The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Christopher Bonjean as director of the Office of Communications and Public Information, effective Oct. 3. He ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • ISP releases activity report for August

    LASALLE – During the month of August, Illinois State Police (ISP) District 17 troopers handled 1,714 calls for service and assistance. Of these calls, ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 3:23 pm
  • Hermes presents worst-case-scenario budget

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Elementary (SVE) School Board is projecting a $2.6 million education fund balance at the end of the 2016-17 school y ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:41 pm
  • ISP asks the public for help in the death of Deborah Dewey

    Illinois State Police (ISP) are turning to the public for help in solving the homicide case involving Deborah Dewey, the missing Ladd woman whose body ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Preserving an educational legacy

    OGLESBY — Sometimes it's the simple things we do that we're remembered for, and those things can also be used to inspire and help others. Such is the ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • Shooter threats unsubstantiated at Logan

    PRINCETON — As of Wednesday morning, the Princeton Police Department was still interviewing students at Logan Junior High School in Princeton regardin ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Walking for Ryan

    Liberty Village held its second “Walk for Ryan” on Wednesday to help raise awareness of childhood cancer. The event was named in honor of cancer survi ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Ameren enhances energy delivery system

    PEORIA — As part of a multi-year plan to build a next generation energy delivery system and create jobs in central and southern Illinois, Ameren Illin ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 8:35 am