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  • Public access

    MondaySpring Valley City Council, 7 p.m., city hall ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 3:26 pm
  • Mendota men arrested on drug felonies

    MENDOTA — Two Mendota men were arrested on drug charges after Tri-DENT agents conducted a search warrant in their home around 9:22 a.m. Jan. 23.
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:21 pm
  • Did you watch the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump? What was your reaction?

    "I watched the swearing in with the students in my second-grade class. I thought it was important to share this piece of history with my kids."
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 3:20 pm
  • Auction calendar

    Jan. 28 - Richard Brown, Lionel train engines and cars, collectibles and household items, 9 a.m., at The Shed, 401 W. Main St., Wyanet, Rediger Auctio ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Hall High School wins Illinois Schoolyard Habitat Action Grant

    SPRINGFIELD/SPRING VALLEY — School books, bells and student-filled hallways are common sights and sounds of most any high school. But come spring, the ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 1:45 pm
  • A big win

    Hundreds of athletes, families, fans and supporters of the Special Olympics gathered on Jan. 21 at Putnam County High School to take part in the Area ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • Making sense of the dollars at Hall

    SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School Superintendent Mike Struna provided a mid-year picture of Hall’s finances. While state aid is flowing and expenses ar ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 4:11 pm
  • The inauguration of Donald J. Trump, the 45th President of the United States

    Scenes from the inauguration of President Donald Trump as taken by Tiskilwa resident Daniel Acker. ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 4:24 pm
  • Meet dynamic duo from Second Story

    PRINCETON — Jeff and Dana VanAutreve opened the local teen center, known as Second Story, in 2009 to provide a safe, fun space for students to hang ou ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 8:33 am
  • Free breakfasts and lunches for all students at SVE?

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley Elementary (SVE) School will be applying for a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Grant. If SVE gets the grant, all s ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 4:13 pm
  • Princeton man charged after interstate crash

    PRINCETON — A 21-year-old Princeton man faces DUI and reckless driving charges after a two-vehicle accident occurred in the westbound lanes of Interst ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • St. Margaret’s Hospital implements visitor restrictions

    SPRING VALLEY — St. Margaret’s Hospital has recently implemented visitor restrictions due to widespread influenza activity in the area.
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 4:12 pm
  • First Person (Anna Berlinski)

    Family: Parents, Steve and Jane; brother and sister-in-law, Andy and Erin; and two nephews, Rockne and Koby.
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 2:50 pm
  • A little bit of Vegas in Princeton

    PRINCETON — It’s not Las Vegas, but it’s the closest thing around Bureau County. The Princeton Chamber of Commerce’s Casino Night Gala is set for Satu ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 8:35 am
  • Special Olympics Area 16

    Hundreds of athletes, families, fans and supporters of the Special Olympics gathered on Jan. 21 at P ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 4:15 pm