The weekend is full of festivals and events with family activities in the Illinois Valley.
The exhibit will be closed, along with the BCHS museums, during the month of June, but is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, July 1 according to BCHS Executive Director Lex Poppens.
Second Vice Commander Phil Valle of Catholic War Veterans Post 1229 presented $1,000 to the Peru Fire Department during Monday’s City Council meeting.
The opening reception for the month-long exhibit of the works by internationally acclaimed hardline abstract artist Ken Knight will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 9, at the NCI ARTworks Gallery in the Westclox building in Peru.
The Hegeler-Carus Mansion in La Salle will say thank you to its volunteers Friday night.
Eye On Illinois: “The flag should be so simple that a child can draw it from memory.”
Opinion: In a behind-scenes, last-minute maneuver on May 26, the state Legislature found a way to hobble Illinois’ important conversion to renewable energy.
In Mrs. Sterner’s seventh grade social studies class, the students recently divided into groups for a friendly competition on American civics and history.
Hall's Mac Resetich and Henry's Lance Kiesewetter earned all-state honors in baseball, while Princeton's Augie Christiansen was selected to play in the Shrine Game.