The Spring Valley City Council approved a fast-tracked repair and demolition proceeding against a downtown property and committed to a project aimed at safer travel to and from John F. Kennedy Elementary School at its regular meeting Monday.

The Bureau County Democrats hosted their annual dinner to honor John Mitchell, a United States labor leader and president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1898 to 1908.

The City of Peru has amended the schedules for the Public Services, Police and Fire and Finance Committee meetings for the remainder of 2021.