Local Headlines

Boil orders in Princeton

PRINCETON – Boil orders have been issued due to upcoming construction in Princeton. Starting tomorrow at 8 a.m. All addresses from 521 N. Euclid Ave to 725 N. Euclid Avenue are under a boil order until further notice. On Wednesday at 8 a.m. all addresses from 9 N. Euclid Ave to 511 N. ...Read more

It’s trout season!

The 2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opened this weekend at 59 lakes and ponds throughout the state. Local trout fishing is located at the Illinois and Michigan Canal lock 14, Lake Mendota and the Hennepin Canal Parkway. Fishing licenses and Inland Trout Stamps for those interested in ...Read more

Two Pontiac men arrested on drug charges

PONTIAC – Two men are in custody after the Pontiac Narcotics Team seized what authorities say was drugs after a search warrant  Friday. According to the Pontiac Police Department around 6:30 pm a warrant executed by the Narcotics Unit in the 900 block of W. Madison Street that resulted in ...Read more

IVCC receives $100,000 dollars from Weeg Estate

OGLESBY – The largest gift in Illinois Valley Community College’s 95-year history grew this week to $1.2 million as the college received an additional contribution from the estate of Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg. Dr. Rose Marie Lynch, executor of the Weeg estate, presented IVCC President ...Read more