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  • Kolb: All-Star appearance was a lasting memory

    WALNUT — Danny Kolb knows what it feels like to be selected for the MLB All-Star Game and pitch in it.
    July 13, 2016 - 12:56 pm
  • Wyanet I scores opening win

    The Western Bureau Valley League tournament play got underway Tuesday, July 12, at Annawan at the Minor League level and Walnut for C League Softball
    July 13, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Happenings

    Tiger Tennis ClassicPRINCETON — The Princeton High School tennis program will host the Tiger Tennis ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • IVCIL's 5K Run, Walk, Wheel is July 23

    PERU — IVCIL’s 5K Run, Walk, Wheel is set for Saturday, July 23, at St. Bede Academy in Peru.Check-i ...
    July 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • WBVL tourneys on deck

    The Western Bureau Valley League tournaments are coming to a field near you this week.Walnut will ho ...
    July 12, 2016 - 9:13 am
  • Weidner, Stoneking win Olds-Bohm 5K

    Haley Weidner, 16, of Buda and Owen Stoneking, 17, of Utica were the race winners in Saturday’s Nancy Jo Olds-Bohm 5K in Wyanet.
    July 12, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • Blaze wins state championship

    The Bureau County Blaze 12U won the IL USSSA State Championship in East Peoria Sunday, July 10. The ...
    July 12, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • IVCC signs first soccer recruits

    Ed Young has his first wave of recruits to play for the upstart Illinois Valley Community College women’s soccer team.
    July 12, 2016 - 9:06 am
  • Spring Valley Juniors capture D20 title

    Spring Valley defeated LaSalle 15-2 to capture the District 20 Junior League Softball championship Wednesday, July 6, at Hall High School.
    July 8, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Hometown splash

    PERU — J.A. and Morgan Happ are making a pitch back to their hometowns.On Wednesday, July 6, the Per ...
    July 8, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • IV Juniors in full swing

    The Illinois Valley Junior Golf League is in full swing at Spring Creek Golf Course in Spring Valley.
    July 8, 2016 - 3:32 pm
  • Sports shorts

    Lady Devils campSPRING VALLEY — The Hall Lady Red Devils girls basketball program is hosting a “Back ...
    July 11, 2016 - 12:56 pm
  • Western Bureau Valley League Roundup

    rallied for the five-run limit in the third inning to defeat the BVN Lightning 8-6 Wednesday, July 6, at West Side Park in Princeton. Abby Peterson an ...
    July 8, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • MudCross Challenge is Aug. 13

    WALNUT — Registration is still open for the Perry Memorial Auxiliary MudCross Challenge. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 13, at Sunset Ridge ...
    July 12, 2016 - 2:09 pm
  • Online dove permits open through July 21

    SPRINGFIELD — Online applications will be accepted for the second lottery for Illinois Free Dove Hunting Permits for hunting at select state sites thr ...
    July 8, 2016 - 3:14 pm