Weekly Features

Tee Tattler

Hello from the Illinois Valley Country Club!On Monday we had a good turnout for men’s twilight league. Fred Hults was subbing and took something like 4 of the 8 honey pots. D’Lynn got an eagle with a chip in on #6. My team just barely squeaked by Mark and Tanner[Read More…]

Nifty Tidbits

Printed in the Aug. 25, 2004edition of the I.V. News August of 1804 was an important month for the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The Corps of Discovery had left their winter camp near St. Louis on May 14 and had a short two day trip to the town of St.[Read More…]

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, May 31, the 151st day of 2023. There are 214 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 31, 1889, some 2,200 people in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, perished when the South Fork Dam collapsed, sending 20 million tons of water rushing through the town.On this date:In 1790,[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

Using Those Claws – Acts 2:1-21Pentecost isn’t some cute story. It’s a dangerous one. The story opens with that small group of believers isolating themselves; huddled together, all in one place. Maybe they were afraid of outsiders. Maybe that’s why they all stayed together. But if they’d known what was[Read More…]

Classifieds – May 31, 2023

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Crawlies with Cri – Mayfly

Diphetor hageni MAYFLY This week’s crawly is a little mayfly with big eyes and a bunch of common names. Meet the Diphetor hageni mayfly AKA Hagen’s small minnow mayfly, iron blue quill, light blue dun or dark blue-winged olive. Whew! That’s a lot of nicknames for one teeny fellow.I say[Read More…]

Save the date

June 4**ANNUAL FLEA MARKET SCHEDULEDThe Illinois Valley Senior Center (IVSC) will be holding its yearly Flea Market this year on Saturday, June 3,.8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ** O.m.B.R.Join us for the 11th annual Otis Memorial Bike Ride. Meet at the lower lot of the Dome School. Ride states at[Read More…]