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  • Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt to begin

    PRINCETON — Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt begins Saturday, Aug. 29. This is the 28th year for the Great Medallion Hunt. As in the past, the lu ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Flippin’ flapjacks in Malden

    Tyler Bickett prepares pancakes on Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Malden Fire Department’s pancake and sausage breakfast fundraiser. The event was held at th ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Travelin’ along in Neptune’s Car

    The Princeton Coffeehouse presented the duo, Neptune’s Car, Saturday, Aug. 22. The event, which includes beverages and desserts, is held monthly at th ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Madigan: Sexual assault survivors won’t pay for exams

    CHICAGO — Attorney General Lisa Madigan highlighted a new law that will prohibit health care providers from directly billing sexual assault survivors ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • First Person (Dana Macklin)

    Town: Walnut. Family: Parents, Jill and Damon Macklin. Occupation: Park district employee. What was ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Aug. 29 – Randy Steele, power tools, woodworking and contractor equipment, service truck, trailers, raw lumber and rough cut oak lumber, 9 a.m., 11041 ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • Providing safe passage

    Crossing Guard Andy Anderson has been safely guiding school children across busy streets for the past four years. “I love it. I enjoy getting to meet ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Ride on, my child ...

    PRINCETON — The bikers say it's unlike any other ride they've taken. It's a parade, a celebration of life where the streets are filled with tears of j ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • SV boil order lifted

    SPRING VALLEY — The boil order affecting the city of Spring Valley has been lifted, and the water is fit to drink and cook with, said Mayor Walt Marin ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Helping and housing the homeless ...

    PERU — Illinois Valley PADS (Public Action to Deliver) is preparing to open its doors at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Slidin' in to some family fun ...

    An inflatable slide, face painting, a bouncy house ... those were just some of the fun-filled events held Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Family Fun Day, ho ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • One rung at a time

    PRINCETON — There’s a ladder out in front of you, extending past the map. As you raise your eyes to the sky, the height seems to stretch beyond your r ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Starved Rock Alliance highlights need for young entrepreneurs

    OTTAWA — Young entrepreneurs are the key to the future of Starved Rock Country. That was the message ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Jobe featured at Chamber quarterly luncheon

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce will welcome Cory Jobe, director of the Illinois Office of Tourism, to Princeton as keynote speaker ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • A story of bravery, perseverance and motivation

    BRADFORD — From farm to refugee camp and then to Africa University (AU), Theoneste Nzaranyimana, known as Theo, has a life story that shows a young ma ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 8:18 am
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