The property tax rate to the city of Princeton will be slightly lower for residents, but the city will levy more money, said City Manager Theresa Wittenauer.

While temperatures have been unseasonably warm lately, the Neponset Village Board approved the purchase of a new salt spreader for the plow truck knowing winter weather is just around the corner.

Students attending Illinois Valley Community College this spring semester could receive payments made possible from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, board members learned Thursday.

Property taxpayers in the Illinois Valley Community College district should see their payments stay flat in the community college’s portion of their tax bills.