October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. During its annual awareness campaign, Gateway is spotlighting its long-standing contract with Illinois Department of Transportation in which clients have provided janitorial needs and outdoor groundskeeping to the Great Sauk Trail rest areas west of Princeton for around 35 years.

Because of dangerous weather conditions, last Monday’s program in Tiskilwa has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at Museum on Main.

Be on the lookout for Bureau County United Way mailers in your mailbox this week. The campaign has kicked off and will help support this year's $107,000 goal. Also, mark your calendar for Oct. 21 when BCUW hosts a Hocus Pocus fundraiser movie night at Apollo Theater.

Princeton High School students marched in the annual homecoming parade on Thursday, Oct. 14, on Main Street. The Princeton Tigers play rival Bureau Valley Storm for its Homecoming game Friday evening.