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  • ‘Remember when ...’

    BUDA — Ron Skaggs had close friends, as well as two brothers, who passed away far too early in life. During the funerals of his companions, he said he ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • Blood-soaked cinema at the fairgrounds

    PRINCETON — Local fans of horror are already familiar with The Nightmare on Fairgrounds Road. On Friday, Oct. 21 there will be a new attraction for fa ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Red Cross to install smoke alarms in Princeton homes

    PRINCETON — Volunteers with the American Red Cross of Northwest Illinois and Princeton Fire Department will be hitting the streets of Princeton this S ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:46 am
  • First Person (Amanda Kassabaum)

    Town: Spring Valley. Family: Kurt Kassabaum, Libby and Shawn Bailey, Weston Mavis (fiancee). Occup ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 4:24 pm
  • House fire started from a candle

    PRINCETON — A house fire on South Cedar Street that started around noon on Monday was determined to be from an unattended lit candle.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • How’s the harvest?

    Each day more of the crops in the Illinois Valley’s surrounding fields are heading to market. The combines are moving methodically through the countie ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:44 am
  • Auction calendar

    Oct. 21 - Estate auction, farm land, collectibles, boat motors, furniture, primitives and glassware, 10 a.m., 1635 N. Main St., Princeton, Tumbleson A ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • LaSalle man arrested on drug felonies

    PERU — A LaSalle man was arrested on drug charges following a controlled buy operation conducted by the TriDENT narcotics team.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 6:09 pm
  • BV Board votes to build new school

    MANLIUS — It wasn't pretty — words and accusations flew between Bureau Valley (BV) School Board members at a special meeting Monday, Oct. 17. But afte ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • Public, teachers speak to the BV Board

    MANLIUS — More than 30 people attended the special meeting of the Bureau Valley (BV) School Board Monday, Oct. 17, to hear the board talk about the sh ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Problems at Princeton cemeteries

    PRINCETON — The city cemeteries — Elm Lawn Memorial Park and Oakland — are in poor shape, say residents who are asking the council to increase the cem ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • The best Illinois cities for homeowners

    PRINCETON — A recent study completed by ValuePenguin, a company designed to help consumers understand financial topics by providing a free source of i ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • A knock on the door could save lives

    PRINCETON — American Red Cross chapters all over the country are on a mission to equip homes with smoke alarms to reduce the high number of fire-relat ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Freedom House to host Fall Family Fun Fest

    PRINCETON — Freedom House has planned a new community event this year to celebrate and recognize October as being National Domestic Violence Awareness ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Oktoberfest celebrated on Princeton's Main Street

    There was no shortage of Bavarian fun Saturday evening, as Princeton's Main Street was transformed into a German festival, complete with beverages, Ok ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:26 pm