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'The Perfect Day'

'The Perfect Day'

The third-graders at Bureau Valley North are now officially authors with their newly-published classroom book, called, "The Perfect Day."
Project Breathe could be a lifesaver

Project Breathe could be a lifesaver

Dalzell Fire Department is now better equipped to save a pet’s life during a house fire, thanks to the recent donation of two pet oxygen mas…
And the winner is ... Ann Harmon

And the winner is ... Ann Harmon

Ann Harmon, a teacher at Caring Hands Daycare in LaSalle, said she did a dance when she won a national child care teacher award.
Sweet success by LaMoille fourth-grader

Sweet success by LaMoille fourth-grader

Ten-year-old Olivia Sadnick, a fourth-grade student at Allen School in LaMoille, isn’t too different than the boys and girls with whom she a…
Home-grown agriculture

Home-grown agriculture

OGLESBY — If the Illinois Valley Community College’s (IVCC) revitalized agriculture program was a crop, it would have strong roots and be gr…
'When life hands you lemons ...'

'When life hands you lemons ...'

It's been said when life hands you lemons ... you should make lemonade. Bureau County resident Joe Durbin has taken that old saying to a com…
Out of Africa

Out of Africa

Editor’s note: Tiffany Gonigam, Princeton High School varsity girls basketball coach, had the experience to spend her spring break in South …
A gift of life

A gift of life

Jamie Pennington was just like any other mother and wife who enjoyed spending time with family and friends, participating in church and comm…
Local valor

Local valor

Life is often quiet and simpler in small rural towns, yet war has consistently disrupted that life. Many men from our small towns and farms …
The ride of a lifetime

The ride of a lifetime

When you think about the inaugural parade, held after a president of the United States takes the oath of office, your mind probably pictures…
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