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  • County OKs Gateway request

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Board voted 14-11 on Tuesday to raise the county’s tax levy from .033 percent to .046 percent at the request of Gateway ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • The Center for Wounded Veterans

    CHAMPAIGN/URBANA — On Tuesday, America reached out to thank its veterans for their service and sacrifices, remembering the wars and all those who were ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • St. Paul Street project nears completion

    SPRING VALLEY — The downtown demolition projects in Spring Valley are wrapping up.City Engineer Larr ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • Honoring those who served

    Princeton veterans organizations gathered Tuesday at Veterans Park on South Main Street for a Veterans Day ceremony, which included a salute to all ve ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • Wyanet approves tax levy

    WYANET — Wyanet village trustees approved an ordinance which will allow the village to increase its tax levy by 3.99 percent. The village is able to l ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Christmas in the Valley on Saturday

    SPRING VALLEY — Christmas in the Valley will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Spring Valley.Eve ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Tri-DENT arrests man on drug felonies

    OTTAWA — Robert V. Harris, 76, of Morris was arrested by Tri-DENT agents assisted by the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Department at his place of business, ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Hall Food Pantry still accepting donations

    SPRING VALLEY — The Hall Township Food Pantry is still accepting donations.Jan Martin, Hall Township ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Crime prevention tips

    Illinois Valley Crime Stoppers, which serves LaSalle, Peru, Oglesby, Spring Valley and Utica, recently released a list of crime safety tips to conside ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • Scams aimed at veterans, caregivers and donors cheat and dishonor vets service

    CHICAGO — The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning veterans and their families of scams that may be targeting them. The scams also target those wit ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • First Person (Jodi Hargis)

    City: Princeton. Where did you grow up: Walnut. Family: Myself and my son, Cameron, 13. Pets: Nemo, ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • It’s just Simply Fresh

    SPRING VALLEY — While it’s only been a little more than a year since Simply Fresh opened its doors to customers, the trendy grocery store/cafe busines ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Auction Calendar

    Nov. 15 and 16 – Crank Estate, antique, modern and wicker furniture, Longaberger baskets & pottery, Christmas collectibles, antiques, collectibles, to ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Who owns this building?

    NEPONSET — A large, dilapidated brick building on the main drag in downtown Neponset has village officials searching for the owner of the structure.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Thanksgiving baskets on their minds

    “It is thanks to our giving community that our baskets are so full,” said Jan Martin, the Hall Township Food Pantry director, referring to the annual ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 3:31 pm
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