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Rudolph “Rudy” Milton TrevinoRudy Trevino was born March 19, 1948 and died peacefully at his home on March 23, 2024, with his sons by his side.Rudy served three tours of duty in Vietnam from April 1, 1966 to March 17, 1969. He started his three tours with the Army 2D[Read More…]

Lady Cougs are not in the boys’ shadow

John MichaelsIVN Contributing Writer The Illinois Valley High School softball team once again had a hectic and mostly fruitful week, winning all three Special District 6 league games, but dropping a non-league tilt Monday. The Lady Cougars are now 6-3 on the year with a 6-0 mark in District 6[Read More…]

Boys of summer are on a roll

John MichaelsIVN Contributing Writer The Illinois Valley High School baseball team won its only game of the week, defeating Riddle in a District 6 league road game 15-0. The doubleheader with the Irish scheduled for last Friday in Cave Junction presented a conflict for Riddle, and was rescheduled for May[Read More…]

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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…]