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  • Utica businesses teaming up in fight against breast cancer

    OGLESBY — Starved Rock Lodge and downtown Utica restaurants and merchants will be teaming up for two fundraising events on Sunday, Oct. 2.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Auction Calendar

    Sept. 25 — Frank and Darlene Rasmussen, tractors and implements, vehicles, equipment, tools, and storage buildings, antiques and collectibles, furnitu ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Welcome fall

    Mark your calendars, and set your watches. Fall officially begins at 9:21 a.m. (CST) on Thursday, Sept. 22. Unlike an event like a New Year’s celebrat ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Foster homes needed

    Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley provides foster care services from Ottawa to the Wisconsin border. Foster Care is a program for children in st ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • Princeton OKs Princeton Tire expansion

    PRINCETON — Princeton City Council granted special use permits to Princeton Tire on Monday, which will allow the business to expand its services.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Shooting scare at Logan Junior High

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Police Department is interviewing students and upped its presence at Logan Junior High School in Princeton, after social med ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • Princeton raises electric rates

    PRINCETON — City leaders want to give some power to the people, and they’ll do it by forming a committee to help run the electric department.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Arteaga sentenced for heroin delivery

    PRINCETON — Jose Arteaga, 36, of Princeton was sentenced by Associate Judge C.J. Hollerich on Sept. 8 to seven and one-half years in the Illinois Depa ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • Hornbaker’s Artisan Fair showcases area artists, entertainers

    The annual Hornbaker Gardens Artisan Fair was held Saturday in rural Princeton. ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 4:29 pm
  • Soil temperatures higher than normal in mid-September

    CHAMPAIGN — Soil temperatures in Illinois are averaging 3 to 5 degrees above the long-term averages, according to Jennie Atkins, Water and Atmospheric ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Democrats to meet Thursday in LaSalle

    LASALLE — The Illinois Valley Democrats will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at the LaSalle VFW, located at 2325 Donahue St., LaSalle. Many of the ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Bringing awareness to SIDS

    The fourth annual 5K Run/Walk for SIDS Awareness in memory of Aden Lamps was held Saturday, Sept. 17, at Hall High School. Proceeds from the event wil ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • Election petitions available for the village of DePue

    DEPUE — The DePue Village Clerk’s office has announced petitions for the April 4, 2017, consolidated election may be picked up at the water works buil ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Fall begins Sept. 22. What do you most like about the season?

    “I enjoy the colors and weather of the fall season.”Nancy Debord, Princeton“In the fall season I lov ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Community Shred Day set for Oct. 1

    PRINCETON — Heartland Bank and Trust Company will host a Community Shred Day from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. This free event will be held at the ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 8:01 am