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Twenty-nine students participated in the Illinois Junior Chefs program in Streator put on by the U of I Extension. They gained cooking skills and information on nutrition. The program will have upcoming sessions in Spring Valley, La Salle and Oglesby.
The Oglesby Library Board entered closed session at a special meeting Monday but adjourned without action 90 minutes later. The board is reviewing a personnel matter.
Oglesby residents who have been clamoring for a parking lot on East Walnut Street might get their wish.
Oglesby police have identified the victim stabbed Saturday at Summer Fun Fest as a 21-year-old Mendota man. He underwent emergency surgery and shows improvement.
Oglesby police have obtained a partial description of a person of interest sought in connection with the Saturday stabbing at Summer Fun Fest, but the investigation continues.
Oglesby American Legion, 410 Clark St., will host its monthly steak fry 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 23.
The Illinois Valley will have two different carnivals running through the weekend, along with other activities and festivals.
The 21-year-old Chicago man who went underwater in the Illinois River at Starved Rock State Park was found dead Tuesday on the south shore about 200 yards west of the Route 178 bridge in Utica.
Summer Fun Fest returns June 16-19 and while shorts and loose-fitting clothes are highly recommended – it’s going to be very warm – the outdoor festival arrives just as COVID-19 infections are in retreat.
Did your property taxes go up this year? Look closely. For most cities, taxes went up because their homes are worth more, and not necessarily because rates increased.
Firefighters have called off a search Monday for a 21-year-old Chicago man who went underwater in the Illinois River at Starved Rock State Park and didn’t resurface.
The Community Player of Streator Inc. at Engle Lane Theatre issued a 2022 scholarship to Reid Tomasson of Oglesby.
Newly-named postmasters in Oglesby, Ottawa, Spring Valley, Utica and Mendota were sworn-in recently.
The Oglesby American Legion, 410 S. Clark St., will host its monthly taco night from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15.
If Oglesby has a summertime blackout or brownout, homeowners won’t be the first to lose the juice.