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  • Spring Valley residents jailed for alleged drug possession

    SPRING VALLEY — Two Spring Valley residents were taken into custody after local law enforcement executed a search warrant and found methamphetamine an ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • From training wheels to Supercross

    LOSTANT — Four years ago Matt Vincent of Lostant decided to return to the world of riding dirt bikes, and he decided to take his 4-year-old son, Amos, ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:16 am
  • Zoning board hosts Walnut Ridge hearings

    PRINCETON — BHE Renewal is seeking up to 127 conditional use permits for the purposed Walnut Ridge wind farm.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • United we stand

    PRINCETON — Others had passed by the man on the side of the road. Travelers knew this man, yet turned their head and continued within their indifferen ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Princeton dumps garbage issue on the table

    PRINCETON — The Princeton City Council is looking into changing rules on garbage pick-up within the city.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Waiting for dinner ...

    This pair of baby Cedar Waxwings sat like statues in a pine tree, while waiting for a bite of dinner from their nearby mother. The Cedar Waxwing is a ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Cutting down the ivory tower

    TISKILWA — Jennifer Fisher traveled over to Sri Lanka, an island country in South Asia, for one month in 2007 to do biological research. Her focus was ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • $1,930: 10-4 good buddy

    WALNUT— Walnut Police Chief Glenn Lawson discussed with the village board the continuing problems with police radio reception in the Walnut area.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • An anniversary for Wedding

    PRINCETON — Harold “Bud” Wedding, 83, of Princeton was recently recognized for his 50 years of leadership to the Illinois Boy Scouts Troop 1063.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Kinzinger’s traveling office hours

    OTTAWA — The office of Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) will hold traveling office hours throughout the 16th District. Staffers will be availa ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Magnolia man is sentenced to prison

    PRINCETON — Daniel J. Price, 31, of Magnolia was convicted of the Class X felony of unlawful possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • By the Book

    PRINCETON — Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 p.m., scribble stencil t-shirt craft night: All ages welcome, bring a white t-shirt or tote to stencil.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Jordbruksdagarna is back again!

    BISHOP HILL — You don’t have to say “Jordbruksdagarna” to know what it means: food, music, dancing, games and crafts at Bishop Hill. The annual fall f ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • Can you dig it?

    Putnam County High School’s Taylor Kreiser sets the ball during a game Thursday, Sept. 17, in Granville. Bureau and Putnam counties are known for thei ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • Ready to see some fall foliage?

    AccuWeather reports weather conditions over the past few months have laid the foundation for a vibrant display of fall colors in the East, but tempera ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:00 am
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