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Just my cup of tea

Just My Cup Of Tea was a column that ran in the ‘70s. Originally ran in the June 17, 1971 edition of the Illinois Valley News Newcomers to our Valley are Ernest and Marie Weber, Rockydale Road. They moved here from Wickenburg, Arizona, where they had lived for 12 months,[Read More…]

Tee Tattler

Hello from the Illinois Valley Country Club!In this week’s Men’s Club action:1 Kerby Electric 249.52 Taylor’s Sausage 2473 D&B 244.54 True Value #2 232.55 Bud Bros 2306 Valley Fab 2277 Cascade Auto 218.58 Pacific Ridgeline 2189 Selma Second Hand 21010 Jake White All Night 209.5The kids’ program had their tournament[Read More…]

Today in History – August 1, 2023

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2023. There are 151 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Aug. 2, 1923, the 29th president of the United States, Warren G. Harding, died in San Francisco; Vice President Calvin Coolidge became president.On this date:In 1776, members of the[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

Real Treasure – Matthew 13:44God hides spiritual treasures in unexpected places, but faithful Christians see it and realize that nothing compares to the surpassing worth of the kingdom. Unfortunately, most of us seem willing to settle for treasures that are too small.Sin shrinks the soul until we hope for too[Read More…]

Classifieds – August 1, 2023

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Crawlies with Cri: Tipula lanei crane fly.

Tipula lanei crane fly. This week’s crawly reminds us that there are a lot of species of crane flies. A lot. And some of them are positively goth. Meet the Tipula lanei crane fly.Little is known about lanei, which you’d expect when it comes to such a mysterious-looking fly. There[Read More…]