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  • High voter turnout expected

    Early voting has begun.On Monday, early voting began, and a steady turnout was seen in both early vo ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Guerrini: A tireless guardian angel for Spring Valley

    SPRING VALLEY — A long-time advocate for Spring Valley who tirelessly performed community service to promote and assist people in her town, Lori Guerr ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Ebola virus update

    PRINCETON — About two months after news of the Ebola virus in Africa became an international concern, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Cornpickers gather in Walnut

    The sixth annual Cornpickers Reunion was held over the weekend, organized by Kevin Larkey of Walnut. The reunion brought in about two dozen of the old ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:54 pm
  • Seeing pink at PHS

    Princeton High School cheerleaders and pom pon squad form a breast cancer awareness ribbon on the football field Friday evening. The PHS Athletic Boos ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    PRINCETON — The issues that surround domestic violence are easy to push under the rug and pretend they are not happening. But during October, advocate ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Bikers raise big bucks for St. Jude

    PRINCETON — A group of more than 30 bikers have raised $75,000 for the St. JudeChildren’s Research H ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Meet and greet for Beaber and Yates-Mabry

    SHEFFIELD — A meet and greet for Republican candidates Allan Beaber for sheriff and Courtney Yates-Mabry for county treasurer will be from 10 a.m. to ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:46 pm
  • SVE looks at behavior disorder program

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Elementary School Board has been asked to consider housing a behavioral disorder program.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Dalzell vendor fair

    Dalzell Fire Department held a vendor fair over the weekend. ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Dudek, Hicks save best for last at state

    St. Bede senior Joe Dudek and Princeton junior Arraia Hicks made the most of their first appearances in IHSA State Golf Competition.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:31 pm
  • 3-Peat for Princeton

    MENDOTA — Two minutes, that’s all the time Tanner Kuhne needed to kick in the game-winning goal in Saturday’s regional finals. Then it was up to the P ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Storm take second at Mendota

    Bureau Valley reached the championship match of the Mendota Rally Tournament Saturday and then stayed around a little extra.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Cross country

    At Peoria: Hall’s Al Baldonado and Bureau Valley’s Haley Weidner each finished fifth in Saturday’s Peoria Heights Invitational at Detweiller Park.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • PHS sophs win title

    The Princeton sophomores finished the season on a high note, sweeping through the Sandwich Tournament without losing a single set on the way to the ch ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Saturday update

    The Princeton Tigers tripped host Mendota 1-0 to capture their third straight regional soccer championship.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Storm, Bruins staying alive

    The St. Bede Bruins became playoff eligible with their fifth win of the year Friday at Orion. The Bureau Valley Storm took a big step to get there.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Woeber, Rockets blast off at PHS

    PRINCETON — It was just another night in the office for Dalton Woeber and the Rockridge Rockets.Woeb ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 1:05 am
  • Red Devils hang on

    KEWANEE — Going into Friday night’s Three Rivers Conference matchup against a struggling Kewanee Boilermaker squad (0-7), the Hall Red Devils (5-2) we ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 1:05 am
  • Dukes give team manager a Senior Night moment to remember

    DIXON – With a smile brighter than the Friday Night Lights, and wider than the 10 yards he had just run, Dixon senior David Goken was mobbed in the ba ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:25 pm
  • Robert Forbes

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Robert L. Forbes, 89, of South Bend, Ind., formerly of Dubuque, Iowa, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Southfield Village in S ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Wilbur Blake

    NEPONSET — Wilbur E. Blake, 89, of Neponset died at 7:50 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Kewanee Care Home.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Robert Nelson

    STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — Robert "Bob" D. Nelson of Stone Mountain, Ga., formerly of Princeton, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • William VanCauwenberge

    SPRING VALLEY — William J. VanCauwenberge, 87, of Spring Valley died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Unity Point Health-Methodist Hospital in Peoria.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Lori Guerrini

    SPRING VALLEY — Lori Ann Guerrini, 58, of Spring Valley walked hand and hand with our Lord Jesus Christ through the gates of Heaven on Saturday, Oct. ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Eric Porter

    TISKILWA — Eric LeRoy Porter, 61, of Tiskilwa passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at home. Arrange ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Joan Mercer

    DIXON — Joan Joyce (nee Hamm) Mercer, 87, of Dixon, formerly of Paw Paw, passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at Hillcrest Nursing Center in Round Lake ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • John Regenhardt

    LAMOILLE — John (Huntz) Edward Regenhardt, 82, of LaMoille passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at Heritage Health in Mendota.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • William Hofreiter

    SPRING VALLEY — William Warren Hofreiter, 59, of Spring Valley passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2104, in his residence in Spring Valley.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Shirley Pizzamiglio

    SPRING VALLEY — Shirley Theresa Pizzamiglio, 87, of Spring Valley, and for the past few years living at Manor Court in Peru, died at 9 p.m. Sunday, Oc ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Illinois State Police

    Illegal consumptionNathan E. Pennell, 18, of Spring Valley was charged with illegal consumption of a ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Bureau County Sheriff

    AccidentsJason L. Erdmier, 35, of Rock Falls and Charles W. Kuehl, 76, of Walnut were involved in a ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Princeton Police

    Kelly J. Milnes, 44, of Princeton was charged with domestic battery, unlawful interference with reporting domestic violence, criminal damage to proper ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Domestic batteryKevin L. Diamond, 31, of Spring Valley was charged with domestic battery in the 100 ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • Illinois State Police

    Driving while license suspendedChad A. Whittaker, 39, of Wyoming, Ill., was arrested at 7:53 p.m. Oc ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Possession of cannabisTwo 17-year-old Ladd boys were charged with possession of cannabis and possess ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Bureau County Sheriff

    Crashes Glenn Douglas Brown, 64, of Carlinville and Zachary Johnathon Ortega, 20, of Kewanee were in ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Bourey pleads guilty to child pornography

    PRINCETON — A LaSalle man has entered a guilty plea in Bureau County Court to the Class 2 felony of child pornography.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Warrant arrest Jeremy P. Cooley, 26, of Spring Valley was arrested in the 100 block of Elm Street at ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Deer accident A vehicle driven by Ross A. Narczewski, 37, of Spring Valley struck a deer on U.S. Rou ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    I love fall. The cool, crisp air ... the sound of the leaves crunching under my feet ... the smell of the season ... I could literally go on and on .. ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • This ‘ghoul’ loves Halloween

    Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. Costumes, free candy, getting to run around the neighborhood with your friends after dark — what’s not ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • It’s not a ‘done deal’

    Beware: RICL is not a “done deal.” We need to help protect elderly landowners “Clean” Line Energy Pa ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Rauner give Illinois hope

    Gov. Pat Quinn has had more than five years to guide Illinois toward a brighter fiscal future.Instea ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:55 am
  • From the editor’s desk

    I’m writing this on a rainy Monday afternoon. My desk is piled high with a mountain of work that needs to be accomplished. I have telephone calls that ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • The Great ShakeOut

    The largest earthquake ever to rattle North America occurred in 1811 in New Madrid, Mo., near Southern Illinois. If a similar quake struck the same sp ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 1:09 pm
  • An upgrade with a hump?

    As the upgrading of 2400 East Street (Dover Blacktop) progressed this summer, those of us who travel 1800 North Avenue regularly were confronted with ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 1:09 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    The fall edition of Illinois Valley Living magazine is on the street, and already, I’ve heard some great comments about this edition. You can find thi ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Another relic

    When I was a little girl, one of my favorite past times was looking through my mom’s photo albums. She had two big ones and one small one, each filled ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 7:57 pm
  • Appreciating a little mess

    Sometimes a little mess in the house looks nice to me.A couple weeks ago, our nephew, Andy, and his ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Ag Summary

    Rainfall continued throughout the state last week and still continues to delay harvest. Isolated hail was reported in the East Southeast district. Sta ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:01 pm
  • Still a lot to do ...

    It’s my favorite time of year — the days starting to become shorter, temperatures falling, and Mother Nature is giving us one last celebration of colo ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:01 pm
  • Cloverbud program starts Tuesday

    The University of Illinois Extension invites youth ages 5-7 to participate in the 4-H Cloverbud program. The 4-H Cloverbud program uses hands-on learn ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:02 pm
  • Dark Star Comics opens doors

    PRINCETON — Wülf Cinq-Mars, owner of Dark Star Comics in Princeton, promises his recently opened store in Princeton offers a fun atmosphere.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Aegis Therapies gives for a good cause

    Aegis Therapies, the therapy provider for Liberty Village of Princeton, recently gave a grant of $1,000 to a not-for-profit organization called Moment ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • ‘Happy Days’ for BEST team building

    Harris Kal, the former “Happy Days” actor and owner of Harris Kal Productions, was in Princeton Monday working on team-building with employees of the ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Health department releases scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Farm Bureau plans college day in Henry

    HENRY — The Bureau County Farm Bureau, along with Marshall-Putnam and Stark County Farm Bureaus, will be hosting a College Open House Day for agricult ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Advance Auto Parts opens store in Peru

    PERU – Advance Auto Parts Inc. has announced it will open its first store in Peru at 1600 36th St. across the street from Peru Mall. The opening has b ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • 40 under Forty honorees are announced

    OGLESBY — The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Illinois Valley Community College has released the names of this year’s 40 Under Forty cla ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:24 pm
  • Make Someone Happy

    • Happy birthday on Wednesday to Chris Kieffer. From your friends at Princeton Rotary. ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • Community Calendar

    Quarter auctionPRINCETON — A Quarter Auction fundraiser will be held Saturday at the Princeton Moose ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • Bureau County retired teachers meet

    PRINCETON — The Sept. 18 luncheon meeting of the Bureau County Retired Teachers Association was held at the Princeton Public Library. A business meeti ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • ‘Teens Need Teens’ support group

    SPRING VALLEY — St. Margaret’s Health is now offering a “Teens Need Teens” peer support grief group. The group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 28 in t ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • Sesquicentennial items available for pick up Sunday

    ARLINGTON — Multiple items of memorabilia for the St. Patrick parish sesquicentennial have been ordered and will be available for pick-up at St. Patri ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • Family Reunion

    SmithThe 52nd annual Will and Mattie (Aldrich) Smith family reunion was held Oct. 5 at the Wyanet Pa ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Super South plans first meeting of year

    TISKILWA — The Bureau County Super South 4-H Club and Cloverbud group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Tiskilwa Public Library for their first me ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Thank you Friends

    Princeton Public Library would like to thank our Friends of the Library on another year of tremendous book sales and express our thanks to the Friends ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 125 will conduct toy drive

    PRINCETON — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 125 will conduct its annual toy drive, beginning Nov. 1 and running through Dec. 13.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Volker recognized

    In appreciation for serving as governor of the Illinois Optimist District for the organization year of 2013-14, Gov. Dick Volker was presented with a ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:39 pm

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