Thursday May 16
Bureau County Republican
World Language Organization installs new officers for 2013-14
New WLO officers for the 2013-14 academic year are Teirra Fulkerson of Grand Ridge, program executive, and Alexander Groh of Ottawa, membership executive.
Our View: Providing a valuable service for 20 years
THE ISSUE: Pet Project thriving in La Salle County OUR VIEW: Great to see this sustainable mission making a difference The world is a much different place than it was 20 years ago in 1993.
Iesa Class a Boys Track: 2 top 10 finishes for Wallace, Harding
In addition to the strong performances presented in Monday's edition of The Times, there were many top finishes on the boys side at Saturday's IESA Class A track and field meet.
IVCC language group names new officers
Illinois Valley Community College's World Language Organization recently had its eighth annual meeting and new officer installation.
20 years, thousands of pets: Pet Project thriving in La Salle County
In the 20 years of its existence, Pet Project has placed more than 6,500 cats and dogs into permanent homes.
PHOTO: 'Tis the season
A farmer plants his crop off of North 21st Road near Grand Ridge on Wednesday. From his running tractor in Waltham Township, Monty Whipple, president of the La Salle County Farm Bureau, told The Times, "Corn planting is little bit late this season, but historically speaking, it is not too far out of the ballpark.
Chamber celebrates 45 years
The first chamber of commerce was established in Boston in 1825. Since that year, the business organization has grown to include more than 7,000 chamber members throughout the nation.
Anniversary Logsdon 30th
John and Wanda Logsdon, of Marseilles, recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary.
Drought eases in many places; fields turn to mud
Farmers may be thankful the land is no longer parched, but it's too wet to plant in corn country, and freezing temperatures and lingering snow have ruined the winter wheat crop.
Wet, muddy ground delays corn planting in Illinois
Recent rain that has rivers overflowing and homes flooded in Illinois also is holding back farmers who would normally be planting corn now.