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  • Applications available for Ladd CCSD board member

    LADD — Ladd Community Consolidated School District 94 Board of Education is accepting applications from district residents who are interested in being ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • NAMI Family-to-Family announces education course

    DIXON — NAMI Sauk Area will sponsor the NAMI Family-to-Family Education program specifically for families of adults diagnosed with a serious mental di ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Martin Luther King Jr. observance is Monday

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Peace and Justice Roundtable will be hosting its third annual Martin Luther King Day celebration at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Spring Valley City Council meetings

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley City Clerk Becky Hansen has announced regular council meetings will be held every other Monday. If a legal holiday occur ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:08 pm
  • 2016 IMUA Scholarship Program applications available

    LADD — The village of Ladd, in partnership with the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA), will again offer a scholarship competition progra ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • Mother Nature offers her own masterpiece

    While this rock formation was constructed by a visitor to Starved Rock State Park, Mother Nature was responsible for the icicles that decorated Kaskas ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • REAL ID

    Don’t worry, Illinois residents. You don’t have to cancel that trip to the warm beaches and sparkling waters of Florida or California next month if yo ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • Walnut Ridge: Tough nut to crack

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on the happenings that occurred during the Bureau County Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Tiskilwa OKs seven-year garbage contract

    TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Village Board approved a seven-year garbage removal at its meeting Tuesday, Jan. 12, with Illinois Valley Waste Services, the ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Chamber-sponsored event offers opportunities

    The Princeton Chamber of Commerce held its annual Job Fair on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the Bureau County Metro Center in Princeton. Event-goers were able ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • A ‘ring’ing endorsement for Owen

    BUDA — The third grade students at Bureau Valley South in Buda said when you have a good friend, you treat them with kindness and respect; you trust t ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Wyanet studies Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan

    WYANET — The Wyanet Village Board reviewed its Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan provided by North Central Illinois Council of Government (NCICG) at its ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Slip slidin' away ...

    Tuesday morning’s near-white-out conditions landed this car, along with a few others in the ditch. The blowing snow made visibility difficult, and cou ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • First Person — Lisa Bettner

    Town: Lake Arispie. Family: Husband, David, who recently passed away; daughters, Kaitlyn and Kristy ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Dream interpretation

    PRINCETON — The Open Prairie United Church of Christ will be hosting its third annual Martin Luther King Day celebration at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18. ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 10:38 am
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