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  • First Person (Jessica Carlson)

    City: Malden. Where did you grow up: Malden. Family: Parents – Colleen and Mike Carlson. Pets: Fish ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Voice of the People

    "Ronald Reagan for two reasons. The first because he had his growing up years in Illinois, and the second because of how he handled the turnaround goi ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • Auction Calendar Feb. 21-March 17

    Feb. 21 – Bob and Kay Hurdis estate, Bill Etheridge estate, Joan Eckhardt and others, lawnmowers, trailer, tools, furniture, Longaberger, costume jewe ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:52 am
  • Chicken dinner benefits Hennepin Fire and Rescue

    Quentin Buffington (left) and Hennepin Fire Chief Daryel Petersen of the Hennepin Fire and Rescue Department work on ordering for the group’s eighth a ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Fire destroys Princeton home

    PRINCETON — A Saturday, Feb. 14, fire destroyed a Princeton home; the fire is under investigation by the Princeton Fire Department and the Illinois St ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • More land for Dixon Refuge

    HENNEPIN — The borders of the Dixon Waterfowl Refuge are inching their way south on Route 26. The Wetlands Initiative recently acquired 417 acres of l ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • County libraries receive grants

    PRINCETON — Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White recently distributed a total of $15.2 million to 635 public libraries throughout the st ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • Piecing together the area’s quilters

    PRINCETON — The Covered Bridge Quilters Guild Bi-Annual Show is just around the corner. Mark the cal ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • PAC Members Only exhibit set for March

    PRINCETON — The Prairie Arts Council will sponsor a Members Only Art Exhibit during the month of March in the gallery of the Prairie Arts Center in Pr ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Bullying in Illinois

    PRINCETON — Illinois has been found to be the seventh worst state at controlling bullying in high schools.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Showing love of art on Valentine’s Day

    Darlene Dunn shows her artistic side during a Prairie Arts Council painting class Saturday, Feb. 14.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Bake, craft sale benefits Dover Berlin 4-H Club

    Brenna Rieker sells items to Ty Pezanoski for the Dover Berlin 4-H Club during a Valentine’s Day bake and craft sale Saturday, Feb. 14, at Tractor Sup ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • IVCC Board raises tuition

    OGLESBY — The Illinois Valley Community College Board approved an $8 per credit hour tuition increase Thursday, Feb. 12.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • With the resurgence of measles in Illinois, do you think all children should be vaccinated?

    “I’m not a fan of vaccinations. Personally, I think we need to be discerning about what types of vaccines and how much is given at a time.”
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • ‘We’ve had a great marriage’

    PRINCETON — Ralph and Roberta Patty will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Sunday, Feb. 15.Th ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 3:32 pm
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