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Oregon Caves Community Appreciation Day

Saturday, September 23rd, Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve will host a Community Appreciation Day for our gateway community neighbors. Free cave tours will be offered from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Ticket availability is limited. A fun Bounce House will be on site for the kids. At 11:15 a.m.[Read More…]

Good Shepherd Lutheran

Just Ask Him – Matthew 18:21-35Christians, although forgiven themselves, sometimes refuse to be forgiving. How often do we see that today? We see people hurting each other. Failing to show mercy and quick to bring suffering to those they think have done them wrong. Sad to say, it’s a very[Read More…]

Just my cup of tea

Originally ran in the July 1, 1971 edition of the Illinois Valley News Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Higgins, Dick George Road, took their guests Mr. and Mrs. C.N. McDaniel and Bill Harmon for a Sunday afternoon drive to the Oregon Caves. They were enthusiastic over the many rhododendrons in bloom[Read More…]

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2023. There are 102 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 20, 1973, in their so-called “battle of the sexes,” tennis star Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, at the Houston Astrodome.On this[Read More…]

Tee Tattler

Hello from the Illinois Valley Country Club!In this week’s action, Mens League has finished and now we are playing mini tournaments Mondays and Wednesdays. This week we had 16 people show up on Wednesday and we put together a 2-man best ball. This format sounds like what we call “scramble,”[Read More…]

Tales from the Rural Patrol

(Editor’s note: Factual information for ‘Tales’ is provided by the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office. All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges can be amended or dismissed.) *Publisher’s Note: For decades, Illinois Valley News has published our unique version of the log entries from[Read More…]