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  • First Person (Megan Melcher)

    Family: Steven Olson of Princeton, fiancé; John and Jami Melcher of Geneseo, parents; and Matt and Erica Melcher of Jacksonville, brother and sister-i ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • The lost art of cursive writing

    Brody Spencer, 8, takes great effort to move his pencil on the paper. His strokes are slow and methodical. He’s not easily distracted. Who would have ...
    March 15, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Bureau Valley board releases Q&A about its referendum

    MANLIUS — The following question/answer press release was issued by the Bureau Valley School Board:Q ...
    March 14, 2017 - 4:24 pm
  • Hennepin steel mill sold

    HENNEPIN — The long dormant steel mill in Hennepin has a new owner, Hennepin Industrial Development LLC.
    March 13, 2017 - 4:31 pm
  • Firefighters battle house fire

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Fire Department was dispatched to 1010 N. Maple St. in Princeton for a house fire at 7:22 p.m. Sunday, March 12.
    March 13, 2017 - 12:58 pm
  • Big boys toys

    It was Bring Your Tractor to School Day at Princeton High School on Wednesday. Members of the FFA team took part in the recognition day and had fun sh ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:39 pm
  • Stomping on the ‘bug’

    PRINCETON — Flu season peaked last month, but we’re not out of the clear just yet.The Centers for Di ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:40 pm
  • Garden Friends has bloomed for 20 years

    TISKILWA — Helen Kenney of rural Tiskilwa had always wanted to start a garden club.She was a member ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:40 pm
  • It’s that time again

    Princeton resident Dan Martinkus, who has a fondness for refurbishing and restoring old clocks, will clearly have his hands full Sunday, when Daylight ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:18 pm
  • Celebrating International Women’s Day

    A group of ladies celebrating International Women’s Day gathered at Four and Twenty Cafe in Princeton on Wednesday. Other events marking the day inclu ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:41 pm
  • Public access

    MondaySpring Valley City Council, 7 p.m., city hallDePue Village Board, 7 p.m., village hallMineral ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:41 pm
  • Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday. How will this affect you?

    "It affects my job and the real estate market by allowing buyers to see more homes in the daylight after work, and it allows buyers to not have to tak ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:42 pm
  • The lost art of cursive writing

    Editor’s note: This is the first story in a two-part series on cursive handwriting.The words flow be ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Spring Valley man is sentenced to 18 months in prison for felony

    PRINCETON — Dominque A. Davis, 28, of Spring Valley was sentenced by Associate Circuit Judge C.J. Hollerich on March 2 to 18 months in the Illinois De ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:43 pm
  • New York City man sentenced to 12 years in prison for felony

    PRINCETON — Miguel A. Reynoso, 24, of Bronx, N.Y., was sentenced on Feb. 28 to 12 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after being found gu ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:47 am