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Nifty Tidbits:

Originally printed in the May 20, 2003 edition of the Illinois Valley News One sure sign of spring, which some people anticipate, is the arrival of Turkey Vultures to the Illinois Valley. Though not quite so romantic, or as regular, as the swallows returning Capistrano, but still a natural indicator[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.) Sunday, Jan. 29*Loud music rattled windows in a house in the 600 block of Glendon Road at[Read More…]

Healthy Highlights: by Pat Jenkins, MSN

Social WellnessAs a nurse. I’ve seen patients tight up when friends visit or find the will to live when a loved one holds their hand. If you’ve been letting your relationships slide or feel lonely and isolated, please stop and take time to reinforce this critical part of your life.Personal[Read More…]

Letters to the editor

Illinois Valley News welcomes letters to the editor. Please e-mail them to dan or laura@theivnews.com POLICY ON LETTERS:‘Illinois Valley News’ encourages letters to the editor provided they are legible and not libelous or scurrilous. All letters must be signed, including name, address and telephone number. The latter need not be[Read More…]

Save the date

Feb. 12** Illinois Valley Historic Laurel Cemetery board meeting will be Sunday, February 12, 2023, at 1pm in the cemetery chapel. All are welcome. Feb. 14**Tuesday, Feb. 14, Illinois Valley Amateur Radio Club (IVARC) will be having our monthly meeting @ 6 p.m. at Wild River Pizza in CJ. Kelpie[Read More…]