Betty J. Pienta 1931-2013
Betty Jean Pienta, 82, of Spring Valley, passed away peacefully in her home with her husband and children by her side, at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, June 15. She courageously battled cancer for the last three and a half years.
Charles Spencer, 18, 111 Stanton St., was arrested at 1:09 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of East Main Street on a Livingston County warrant.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Utica: Pawlak fills vacant trustee position
Ron Pawlak is back on the Utica Village Board. Mayor Fred Esmond appointed Pawlak to fill a two-year term left vacant with Shelba Bimm's death in April.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
June 17 signup deadline for electronics lab camp
Illinois Valley Community College's Continuing Education office will host Sciensational Electronics Lab Camp for children ages 7 to 12, Monday, June 24, through Thursday, June 27. Students will perform 30 different projects and experiments with their own electronics kit in the hands-on workshop.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
New signs will be on corridor trails
The Canal Corridor Association is working on a project to give the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor a facelift by replacing worn and outdated interpretive signage.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
For the Record
MARRIAGE LICENSES Eric Worden and Janda Jones, both of Mark. Dwain Sampson and Kathy Carter, both of Ottawa.
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Sure, Starved Rock State Park is a great place to enjoy the great things nature has to offer - fresh air, stunning canyon hikes, fabulous views of the Illinois River Valley, and just a chance to get away from it all for a while.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Death Notices 6-7-13
CASHMER Lucille D. Cashmer, 79, of Yorkville, formerly of Streator, died Wednesday, June 5, at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora.Memorial services will take place at 2 p.m. Monday, June 10, at Calvert & Martin Funeral Home, Pontiac.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Bank robbery defendant balks at deal
A man charged with robbing a Peru bank decided to not follow through on a plea deal Wednesday in federal court in Chicago.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Desserts First chefs will transform Girl Scout cookies June 12
When Joyce O'Hare was in Girl Scouts she sold plenty of Girl Scout cookies. But later this month she will be among the skilled La Salle County chefs who will transform boxes of the famous cookies into even more tempting desserts.
Thu May 30, 2013
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Police dog uncovers suspected drugs
Two men were arrested on drug charges May 23 after Illinois State Police stopped their car for improper lane usage on I-80 near La Salle.
Wed May 29, 2013
In the Classroom - ISU
The following local students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Illinois State University: Christian Froehlich and Jessica Rogers, of Deer Park; Grace Masching, of Dwight; Rachel Foster, of Earlville; Jaiclyn Brown, Michael Freeman, Sally Newcomer and Kayla Vowels, of La Salle; Emily Ruff, of Long Point; Raymond St.
Tue May 28, 2013
For the Record
MARRIAGE LICENSES Brian Stetson and Bethany Schmidt, both of Chicago. Chad Saracino and Chelsea Dalton, both of Carol Stream.
Sat May 25, 2013
Storytellers to spin tales at Lodge
Friday, June 7, through Sunday, June 9 will bring some of Illinois' best storytellers back to nature for Starved Rock Lodge's annual Storytelling Festival in Fox Ridge at the Lodge.