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  • Beating the heat

    Viviana Arevalo takes a big bite of an ice cream cone on Thursday, July 21. Arevalo, like most everyone on Thursday and Friday, did whatever they coul ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • The dog days of summer at the 4-H Fair

    Thursday’s high temperatures caused JenaLee Ohda of Walnut to help Yogi, her 8-month-old Golden Retriever, cool down with a big bowl of water as they ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • Annual Larry Klein Memory Ride and Benefit set for Aug. 6

    HENRY — The fourth annual Larry Klein Memory Ride and Benefit for Living Works will be Saturday, Aug. 6, in Henry.
    July 25, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • Area cooling centers

    • SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School in Spring Valley will be open on Thursday, July 21, and Friday, July 22, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. as a cooling center ...
    July 20, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • The buzz on mosquito spraying

    PRINCETON —  While Princeton residents may have concerns over the safety of mosquito spraying, a representative from the company the city hires for in ...
    July 20, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Spring Valley looks to cap some spending

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley City Council met Monday, July 18, to discuss an appropriation ordinance and matters pertaining to the streets and se ...
    July 21, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Rewarding hard work at the 4-H Fair

    Sabrina Bedenko (from left), Extension community worker; Sue Booker, 4-H program coordinator; and Barb Krug, Extension support staff; sort through som ...
    July 20, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • Princeton Park Board hears financial report

    PRINCETON — During the Princeton Park Board meeting Monday, July 18, the board members discussed fiscal finances and new policies related to the funct ...
    July 21, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Unwelcome guests

    OGLESBY — Farmers face many challenges throughout the year. Control over the weather may be out of their hands, but others can be managed. Invasive sp ...
    July 20, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • Spring Valley alderman misses court date

    SPRING VALLEY — It turns out an arrest warrant issued for a Spring Valley alderman Monday, July 18, was simply the result of a misunderstanding on a c ...
    July 21, 2016 - 8:19 am
  • Dangerous heat in the forecast

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants individuals and families to be safe when faced with extend ...
    July 20, 2016 - 4:37 pm
  • Walnut looks at financing options

    WALNUT — At previous meetings of the Walnut Village Board, village officials have discussed proposed street repairs. At the village’s board meeting on ...
    July 20, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Spring Valley Municipal Band presents season’s final concert

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Municipal Band will present the final concert of the summer season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 22, in the Hall High Sc ...
    July 21, 2016 - 8:19 am
  • First Person (Hoot Kepner)

    Town: Manlius. Family: Daughter, Michelle; son-in-law, Zeke; son, Dennis; and grandsons, Conner, La ...
    July 20, 2016 - 3:18 pm
  • Welcome to the 4-H Fair

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County 4-H Fair begins this week at the Bureau County Fairgrounds in Princeton. The event kicks off Thursday, July 21 and runs ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:00 am