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  • Rockin’ around the clock

    Event-goers at the Rock Around the Clock — a ‘50s Classic Rock and Roll Dance had plenty of opportunities to show their stuff on the dance floor. Besi ...
    April 12, 2016 - 9:16 am
  • TRIDENT arrests two men on heroin charges

    PRINCETON — Princeton Police assisted Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team (TRIDENT) with two warrant arrests this weekend following a several m ...
    April 11, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • April is Storm (Disaster) Preparedness Month, do you pay more or less attention to the sirens than you did in the past?

    "I pay attention to the sirens just like I always have, no matter what time of the year it is."Angie ...
    April 11, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Keeping their heads above water

    DEPUE/SPRINGFIELD — They’ve always been a mighty bunch. After all, they don’t call themselves Little Giants for nothing.
    April 8, 2016 - 2:25 pm
  • Eliminating education

    If local elementary superintendents were to continue making cuts in response to the current budget impasse in Illinois, the students themselves would ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:25 pm
  • Overloading the brush pit

    PRINCETON — As the weather warms, the first task of spring yard work is often to clean the lawn of the debris collected there throughout the winter. T ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:25 pm
  • The mission? It is possible ...

    "Agents" with Mission Possible Kids visited Greenfield Retirement Home to get in on some bingo Wednesday, April 6. The children — in first through fif ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • Seemingly impossible ... turns possible

    PRINCETON — Attention! Calling all agents. Report to headquarters for mission guidelines. There are cold hands and feet without socks; stomachs that a ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Amazing what one old prom dress can buy ...

    Mission Possible Kids affiliate Rebecca Wilson (from left), PROMise dress sale event coordinator Amy Thompson, and Bureau County Food Pantry Director ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • Police pension board to meet

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Police Pension Board will hold its second quarterly meeting at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the city hall council ch ...
    April 8, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • March was the 10th warmest on record

    CHAMPAIGN — March 2016 was the 10th warmest March on record with an average temperature of 46.5 degrees, 5.2 degrees above normal. Illinois was not al ...
    April 8, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • Senior apartment complex progresses

    PRINCETON — Construction is ongoing at the Diamond Senior Apartments of Princeton.Three of the nine ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:27 pm
  • Princeton wins national safety award

    PRINCETON — The city of Princeton Electrical Department has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operati ...
    April 8, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • BVHS to hold Quarter Mania fundraiser

    MANLIUS — Ping pong balls rattling in a cage, bidders waving fans, tables of friends breaking out in applause and laughter — these are some of the sig ...
    April 8, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Heritage Health appoints new administrator

    MENDOTA – Heritage Health in Mendota has named a new administrator.Michelle Hansen assumes the role ...
    April 8, 2016 - 12:33 pm