Digital Access

Digital Access
Access saukvalley.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, Daily including the e-Edition or e-Edition only.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more. Text alerts are a free service from SaukValley.com, but text rates may apply.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Sign up for free e-newsletters today.
State

Nominations open for Illinoisan of the Day state fair honor

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The nomination period is open for the Illinoisan of the Day honor at this year’s Illinois State Fair.

The Illinois State Fair Museum Foundation says it’s looking to honor residents who have the characteristics of integrity, dependability, sense of community and strong ethics.

Nominees must be at least 25 years old, be affiliated with Illinois state or county fairs or agricultural groups and have a strong history of volunteerism and community service. They also must have been involved in service activities, educational projects or youth programs.

The deadline for nominations is June 25. Forms are available at statefairmuseum.org. The Illinois State Fair runs from Aug. 9-19 in Springfield.

Loading more