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  • Sex offender registry is available online

    Illinois Compiled Statutes (730 ILCS 152/115 (a) and (b) mandate that the Illinois State Police (“ISP”) establish and maintain a statewide Sex Offende ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 9:01 am
  • HSTP Transportation Committee will meet

    OTTAWA — The Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP) - Region 3 - (Bureau, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle, and Putnam counties) Transpo ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:46 am
  • First Person

    Family: Husband — John; children and grandchildren — Greg, Marjorie, Donnell and Christopher; Grant, Christina and Sam; Desiree, Beau, and Alex; Nikki ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 3:09 pm
  • Yepsen will continue to serve District 5 of BV school board

    MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley school board's attorney has determined Justin Yepsen can legally continue to represent District 5 on the board even though ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:36 pm
  • Sticker shock: New PES PreK-8 school would come with a hefty price tag

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Elementary Schools' Master Planning Committee and Kmetz Architects and Legat Architects have designed what would be a beauti ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • BV schools facilities referendum question still undetermined

    MANLIUS — After a lengthy meeting Monday night, the Bureau Valley school board decided to recovene Wednesday to further discuss how it wants to improv ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:34 pm
  • Resolving to be physically fit in 2017?

    PRINCETON — Losing weight and improving fitness are easily the most common New Year’s resolutions. While easier said than done — no matter what page o ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • Better Business Bureau reports Top 10 scams of 2016

    Reports to Better Business Bureau (BBB) Scam Tracker in 2016 confirmed that tax scams are still the top scam, despite a huge drop in reports after a S ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Peru man arrested on drug felony

    PERU — Jeremy R. Lannen, 23, of 1401 Bluff St., Apartment 2, Peru, was arrested at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 4 at his residence.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Since 2000, Illinois has lost 1.2 million residents to other states. Why do you think that is?

    "I feel that people move from Illinois because of crooked politicians and high taxes."Ernie Whitting ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 3:46 pm
  • Highest gas prices in three years forecast for 2017

    Motorists may get some sticker shock in 2017 and will shell out $52 billion more over the course of the year, compared to 2016, as the national yearly ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Seeing double

    Mary Ackerman of Princeton regularly sees this pair of squirrels huddled together in her birdfeeder outside her door. Besides finding a good meal ther ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Don't get snowed by scammers this winter

    CHICAGO — As winter hits Northern Illinois, the Better Business Bureau reminds consumers scammers will be on the hunt for some cold cash. Most people ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Cold, dry December ends a warm year in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN — The statewide average temperature for December was 28.6 degrees, 1.3 degrees below normal, according to Illinois State Climatologist Jim A ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • One trip, two inspections

    PRINCETON — With the state continuing its descent into financial turmoil, all state-funded entities are struggling to accomplish their respective task ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 9:33 am