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Park District Considers Bonds

The Kingsbury Park District board is considering another non-referendum general obligation bond issue. A public hearing regarding the bonds is scheduled for 6 p.m. February 12 at the park district office, 630 East State...

Grantfork Centennial Celebration

The Grantfork Centennial celebration is Saturday and Sunday, September 30 and October 1, in the Grantfork Firemen’s Park. Activities begin Saturday, at 2:00 p.m. with opening ceremonies. Musical entertainment is scheduled for...

Amateur Radio Field Day

Members of the Okaw Valley Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24 – 25 at Patriot’s Park. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North...

Man Who Caught MERS No Longer Contagious

The Illinois man who contracted MERS is doing better. Health officials say he's tested negative for the Middle Eastern Respiratory virus and is not contagious. The man contracted MERS earlier this month after several...

Car Show Saturday

The sixth annual Greenville Graffiti Car Show is Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Greenville. While celebrities have been popular at past shows, it’s the vehicles that attract visitors of all ages....

Hospital Colleagues Deliver Holiday Joy

The colleagues at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital adopt the organization’s Core Values of Respect, Care, Competence, and Joy throughout the year, but the holidays are a special time to bring those values to life....

Davis Help Desk In Mulberry Grove

Staff members of US Representative Rodney Davis will convene a traveling help desk meeting Thursday, May 17, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., in the Mulberry Grove Village Hall. Constituents, who need assistance with...

Single Vehicle Accidents Claims Life of Pocahontas Man

A single vehicle accident claimed the life of a Pocahontas man Saturday night. The accident happened on Pocahontas Road near Robinson Road around 7:46PM Saturday night. According to the report Robert D....

Betty Boehm Is Featured Quilter At Historical Society Quilt Show

Betty Boehm, teacher, principal, wife, mother, and game show contestant is the featured quilter at this year’s Bond County Historical Society Quilt Show Saturday, May 2. Betty made her first quilt when she...

Quinn Signature Is The Icing On The Cupcake Girl Story

Iillinois Governor Pat Quinn's visit to Troy makes for a sweet ending to the story of Chloe Stirling, the "cupcake girl."  Quinn signed a bill Tuesday putting Chloe's homemade cupcake business back on track after she was...