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Belmonte receives Gilman scholarship

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College’s Sabrina Belmonte of Mendota is a recipient of the U.S. State Department-sponsored Gilman Program scholarship to aid in her study abroad to Costa Rica this summer. The Gilman Program offers grants for undergraduate students of limited financial ...Read more

IVCC and former classmate honor Rick Rynke

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College honored the late Rick Rynke in a ceremony earlier this month, 60 years after he graduated from IVCC predecessor LaSalle-Peru-Oglesby Junior College. Rynke’s classmate and friend, William Taylor of Bonita Springs, Fla., donated to the IVCC ...Read more

TRI-Dent makes pair of rail passenger arrests

  PRINCETON – The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team made arrests to rail passengers for alleged drug possession in Bureau County. In two separate incidents, TRI-Dent, along with the Princeton Police Department, were investigating narcotics being transported from Chicago to ...Read more