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  • Pastor Burkey dies at 87

    PRINCETON — Whether behind the pulpit, around the dinner table or out in his community, Pastor Harold Burkey was a man who cared about the spiritual g ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • St. Bede Academy celebrates Catholic Schools Week

    PERU — Throughout the past week, area Catholic schools have taken part in a nationwide celebration to recognize the value of Catholic education and al ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • Peru Police arrest Wyanet man on warrant for Class 4 felony

    PERU — Zachariah Williams, 33, of Wyanet was picked up in the 200 block of East First Street in Wyanet at 11:15 a.m. Jan. 27 on a LaSalle County warra ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • Skoog announces Cell Phones for Soldiers drop-off location at district office in Spring Valley

    SPRING VALLEY — State Rep. Andy Skoog, D-LaSalle, is asking residents to donate used cell phones at his district office in Spring Valley, located at 2 ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Weaver shares thoughts, future goals

    PRINCETON — State Sen. Chuck Weaver was in Princeton Thursday, Feb. 4, to share some of the items on his spring
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Falling in love with Paris

    Falling in love with Paris, a 2-year-old dog Friends of Strays (FOS) adopted out to a loving family, was an easy task. Not only did Paris find a home ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • Conger retires from Perry Memorial Hospital

    PRINCETON — Rex Conger, president/CEO of Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, is announcing his retirement effective Jan. 15, 2017. Conger has been t ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Peru Police arrest SV man for possession of heroin

    PERU — Thomas J. Humpage, 52, of Spring Valley was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, heroin, with the intent to deliver in t ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Kindergarten pre-registration planned in Ladd

    LADD — Ladd Community Consolidated School has set kindergarten pre-registration day for 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Manlius Fire Department elects officers

    MANLIUS — The Manlius Fire Department held its January meeting at the Manlius Fire Hall with 16 members present. The meeting was conducted by Robert R ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • From the Ground Up! will host conference

    PRINCETON — From the Ground Up! will host a half-day mini conference, “The Best in Local Foods” from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Princeto ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • 15th annual 4-H Day with the St. Louis Cardinals

    Missouri and Illinois 4-H members, parents, volunteers and alumni will gather at Busch Stadium on Saturday, May 21, for the 15th annual 4-H Day with t ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Feb. 5 – LaVerne McCabe estate, farmland, 10 a.m., sale held at Neponset Community Building, Neponset, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneers.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Princeton's sales and hotel tax

    In the city manager's report given on Monday, Feb. 1, Rachel Skaggs gave an update on the city's current sales and hotel tax and compared the numbers ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Oil and water ... don’t mix

    SPRING VALLEY — Bureau County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) responded to the scene of a waste oil spill in the Illinois River just south of Spring ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 4:21 pm
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