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Won’t you help a single, working mom?

by Dave Kollen Ninety percent of our bees, like the one shown, are solitary. This means that after they emerge as adults (any time from early spring through fall) they find a suitable mate, take care of business, and then go about the hard work of being a single mom.Bee[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…]

Good Shepherd Lutheran

Because He’s Risen – John 20:19-31In case you missed the big message from Easter, here it is. Jesus died on the cross for our sins, and when He rose again on the third day, He defeated death for Himself and for all of us.That was hard for Thomas to accept.[Read More…]

Just my cup of tea

Originally ran in the Dec. 30, 1971 edition of the Illinois Valley News Osmond and Margaret Henry of Rockydale Road had visitors from Somerlin, Arizona. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Jones, their sons Lawrence and Brazil, and Lee’s brother, Fred. Lawrence and Brazil are grandsons of the Henry’s. This is the[Read More…]

As Oregon proposes new groundwater rules, some agricultural groups push back

The Oregon Water Resources Department is looking for public input on major changes to the state’s groundwater policy Alejandro Figueroa,Oregon Public Broadcasting Oregon is one of many Western states dealing with rapid groundwater depletion. In some parts of the state, over-pumped groundwater aquifers are resulting in dry wells, affecting residential[Read More…]

Eggtastic time!

Kristoff (center) breaks into the open field during the annual Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday, March 31, at Jubilee Park. Read more about the event and view more photos on A-11.

Public Notice – Apr. 3, 2024

_______________________________________________________________________________________ NOTICE TO DEFENDANT:(AVISO AL DEMANDADO):Carolina Aitken and Does 1-10 You are being sued by plantiff: (LO ESTÁ DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTJ2):Christopher Coffel NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below.You have 30 CALENDAR[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…]

Good Shepherd Lutheran

He Is Risen Indeed!Jesus trafficked in the impossible. He redefined what possibility is and what it means! When he said, “All things are possible,” but he wasn’t just talking the talk. He walked the walk.During his ministry he turned water into wine, changed weather patterns and calmed storms. He walked[Read More…]