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NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - Incoming Illinois State University students this fall won't pay more to attend the school than last year's freshman class if the board of trustees follows an administration recommendation. School President Larry Dietz says record enrollment for three consecutive years is …

A traffic stop just west of the Princeton post office led to a drug bust. Thirty-one-year-old Tammie Trumbla of Princeton was stopped on Route 6 or West Peru Street.  A drug dog showed up and allegedly found meth and a small amount of pot inside the drug.  Trumbla also allegedly had on her m…

Coming soon to McDonald's: Fresh beef.  The Illinois-based fast food giant says it will swap frozen beef patties for fresh ones in its Quarter Pounder burgers by sometime next year at most of its U.S. locations.

More than a month after tornadoes ripped through the Illinois Valley, Allen Park in Ottawa remains closed. The city updated the park’s status Wednesday saying it could remain closed until Memorial Day due to tornado damage.  The park’s restrooms need repaired after the roof was torn off duri…

If you’re yearning to have the Peru fireworks return to Water Street, it’s not happening, at least not this year. The city of Peru is advertising for proposals from companies to shoot off fireworks on July 3rd.  The location will once again be in a field west of the Peru Mall. 

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