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  • Bubbles and more outdoor fun

    After the enjoyment of coloring on the sidewalk at Princeton’s Darius Miller Park, Douglas Grade School preschool students blew bubbles as many of the ...
    April 15, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Crossroads informational meeting on April 19

    TISKILWA — An informational meeting for anyone interested in investigating Crossroads for their students in grades 7-12 will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesd ...
    April 15, 2016 - 1:28 pm
  • IVCC Job Fair is April 21

    OGLESBY — More than 50 employers are expected to be on hand for Illinois Valley Community College’s 25th annual job fair, “Discover the Silver Lining ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Family home destroyed

    Wyanet, Buda and Princeton fire departments responded to a house fire at 4:15 p.m. Monday, April 11, at 213 S. Arch St. in Wyanet. Wyanet Fire Chief A ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • Taking it all in stride

    DIMMICK — Addie Sherman of Cherry had two things on her mind Tuesday, April 12, as she prepared to take her place at the starting line of the Dimmick ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • A spirit of generosity

    PRINCETON — Gary Coates’ classroom was not within the schoolhouse walls ... but everywhere under the clear blue sky; his students ... not just teens i ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Designing Darius Miller Park

    PRINCETON — Members of the community met at Princeton City Hall Tuesday, April 12, to experience a presentation from team members of the Darius Miller ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Questioning authority

    PRINCETON — During the Princeton City Council meeting last week, retired attorney Steve Gunning provided a cursory review of Princeton’s first reading ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Time to decide

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley City Council was updated on various interests surrounding the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) during its meeting M ...
    April 14, 2016 - 4:01 pm
  • Little libraries in the big library

    Princeton Public Library recently hosted a reception to celebrate the unveiling of the Little Free Libraries that will soon be appearing throughout th ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Family Feud benefits United Way

    Dr.Timothy Pratt (left) participates in the fast money round of Family Feud during the United Way fundraiser, held Saturday evening. Reading the quest ...
    April 14, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Tiskilwa to get electronic sign

    TISKILWA — At its meeting Tuesday, April 12, the Tiskilwa Village Board gave permission to the Tiskilwa Community Association (TCA) to erect a new ele ...
    April 14, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • Tacos in Mineral

    The Mineral Taco Night was a grand success. The event was hosted by the Mineral-Gold Fire Department and included a taco dinner with all the fixings. ...
    April 13, 2016 - 1:41 pm
  • Avengers ready to assemble

    PERU — Illinois Valley Regional Airport (Walter Duncan Field) in Peru will host 11 of the 16 remaining TBM Avengers that are still flying around the w ...
    April 14, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • First Person (Nancy May)

    Town: Princeton. Family: Husband, Duane; sons, Steve, Kyle (Angelica) and Chad (Gloria). Occupatio ...
    April 13, 2016 - 1:34 pm