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  • 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
  • Petitions available for Dalzell School Board seat

    DALZELL — Dalzell Grade School District 98 will have one school board seat to be filled at the April 4, 2017, consolidated election. The candidate who ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 3:23 pm
  • Construction work on Route 26 to begin

    DIXON – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that weather permitting, construction work on Route 26, north of the Lee/Bureau County lin ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • IVCC’s audit-finance committee to meet

    OGLESBY — The Illinois Valley Community College Board’s audit-finance committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the IVCC Board room C307 ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 3:22 pm
  • ISP results from Nighttime Enforcement Patrols

    LASALLE — The Illinois State Police (ISP) held Nighttime Enforcement Patrols (NITE) during the late evening hours of Sept. 2, and the early morning ho ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • First Person (Jodi Piacenti)

    Town: Tiskilwa. Family: Husband, Jared, and daughter, Kailee. Occupation: Registered nurse in ambu ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • Walnut looks for help on sidewalk project

    WALNUT — The Walnut Village Board is contemplating a new sidewalk project, and it is requesting help from the community.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • 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