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  • The cost of recycling

    TISKILWA — Tiskilwa Village Board members discussed the village’s recycling center and garbage collection fees at its meeting Tuesday, July 12.
    July 13, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Legislators call for auditor general’s resignation

    CHICAGO — More than a dozen Republican legislators called for Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino to resign from public office Wednesday in the wak ...
    July 13, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • Salaries under fire

    PRINCETON — Bureau County Circuit Clerk Mary Dremann spoke to the county board Tuesday, July 12, about the low compensation clerk employees at the cou ...
    July 13, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Where’s the Music? ... on Main!

    SHEFFIELD — Are you looking for a summer festival where you’re able to kick back, relax, enjoy a cold drink and some great food, while listening to so ...
    July 14, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Zealous for Z-Tour

    PRINCETON — A number of years back, Brian Church and a handful of community members gathered together to think up a unique way to support the Zearing ...
    July 13, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Down on Main Street features Bagshot Row

    Bagshot Row, a retro rock and roll band, will set the stage for the next concert for Princeton’s Down on Main Street Summer Concert Series. The band i ...
    July 13, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Comment period extended for DePue Superfund Site

    DEPUE —The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) received a request to extend the public comment period in the matter of the record of decis ...
    July 14, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • Fireworks at Wyanet Village Board

    WYANET — Another Wyanet Festival is in the books.At the Wyanet Village Board meeting Tuesday, July 1 ...
    July 14, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Senior Showcase set for Aug. 2

    STERLING — Sauk Valley Media is proud to present the 2016 Senior Showcase on Tuesday, Aug. 2. The event will be held at Northland Mall in Sterling and ...
    July 14, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • Princeton Community Band to perform Sunday

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Community Band will present a concert on Sunday, July 17, in Soldiers and Sailors Park at 6 p.m. Featured on the concert is ...
    July 14, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • A new ambulance for Wyanet

    The village of Wyanet recently purchased a new 2016 ambulance, which replaces the older of the two ambulances bought in 1993 and 1999. Pictured receiv ...
    July 14, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Slamming down the scam

    PRINCETON — Per the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association (ISA), area residents are encouraged to steer clear of phone scammers falsely claiming to be part o ...
    July 13, 2016 - 2:33 pm
  • UIS professor to relocate endangered birds to Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – Tih-Fen Ting, associate professor of environmental studies at the University of Illinois Springfield, will translocate 10, 6-week-old os ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Expanded schedules at historic sites

    SPRINGFIELD – Three of the state’s most important historic sites will begin operating seven days a week in an effort to better serve taxpayers, offer ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Be a host family for international exchange students

    NORTHFIELD, Minn. — International Experience (iE-USA) announced visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families for the ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:00 am