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  • GenNex shows off pool’s potential

    Members of Project GenNex raised nearly $1,500 during an open house Saturday at Veterans Memorial Pool, and welcomed more than 100 people who stopped ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:02 pm
  • Business after hours set Thursday in Fulton

    FULTON – The Fulton Chamber of Commerce will have a Biz After 5 event and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Martin House Museum, 707 1 ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • Man sentenced who led authorities on high-speed chase in Ogle County

    A Peoria man who led Ogle County authorities on a high-speed chase in 2015 was sentenced to a combination of probation, court supervision and communit ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • Dixon Park Board to vote on deficit budget

    If its budget is approved Wednesday, the Dixon Park District will need to dip into its reserves to fund infrastructure projects.
    May 23, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Wednesday, May 25Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plann ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • What you need to know about motorcycle insurance

    If your favorite mode of transportation is the motorized two-wheeled variety, before heading out on the open road this summer, make sure you have adeq ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Rauner: Keep Hillary out of the White House

    PEORIA – Two months after Donald Trump surprised many observers by handily winning the Illinois Repu ...
    May 22, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Details of former first lady Lincoln's funeral discovered

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – An itemized list believed to be from former first lady Mary Todd Lincoln’s funera ...
    May 22, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Illinois task force takes on topic of veteran suicides

    BELLEVILLE (AP) – A state-appointed Illinois task force aimed at preventing suicides among veterans ...
    May 22, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Budget stalemate erodes interest in some Illinois colleges

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – High school seniors’ unease over the lack of state funding for Illinois universitie ...
    May 22, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Massachusetts officer shot during traffic stop dies

    AUBURN, Mass. (AP) – A police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop in a central Massach ...
    May 22, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Audit: Illinois Lottery broke law to get around budget impasse

    BELLEVILLE (AP) – The state’s auditor general says the Illinois Lottery violated state finance law b ...
    May 22, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Connection status: Excellent at Dixon High

    DIXON – Adventure is out there. So reads the mortar board of newly minted Dixon High School graduate Katlynne Helfrich.
    May 22, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Jinkies! It's a car show!

    The Mystery Machine stopped by the Sterling Main Street Car Show in Sterling on Sunday. The replica of the iconic vehicle from the Scooby Doo cartoon ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Plan for new Dixon High will be discussed at open house

    The Dixon School District has enlisted experts in several areas to help educate the public on the plan for a new high school at an open house Wednesda ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:09 pm
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