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Peru High School grad dies from injuries suffered in car crash  Sun Community News

Peru's Dalton Criss pressures Moriah quarterback Jeff Strieble in a September 2018 high school football game. ×. 2 of 2. Expand.



Central Peru School District mourns the loss of teen killed in crash  Local 22/44 News

A tragic car crash in West Plattsburgh on Monday left 18-year-old Dalton Criss dead and the Central Peru\ School District in mourning. Dalton was an athlete and ...



Recent high school grad dies following serious crash  WPTZ

A teen who recently graduated from Peru High School has died in the hospital after a crash earlier this week.



Hundreds gather to remember Peru High graduate killed in car crash  Local 22/44 News

PERU, N.Y. – Hundreds of friends, family members, teammates and faith leaders packed the gymnasium at Peru High School on Wednesday to remember ...



Peru teen killed in crash honored for donating organs  WPTZ

Dalton Criss' family walked his body to the operating room Thursday.



Community gathers to celebrate life of Dalton Criss  WCAX

It was an emotional night in the Peru High School gymnasium as hundreds of Clinton County community members gathered to remember Dalton Criss, the ...



Miami Nation receives grant in push to open state's first Native American owned museum  Kokomo Tribune

PERU – The Miami Nation of Indians have received a grant to repair the roof of their headquarters, marking the final step before the group opens the first tribe ...



Red seats honor man who loved the L-P Cavs  LaSalle News Tribune

Longtime football season ticket holder honored with unique seating.



NCI ARTworks Mad Hatter Ball scheduled for Sept. 20 in Utica  Putnam County Record

PERU — North Central Illinois (NCI) ARTworks announces seven area high school students will be recognized during the third annual Mad Hatter Ball on Friday ...



HOWEY: Andrew Luck's courage and an Indiana future  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS — For many Hoosiers, last weekend presented a gut punch when we learned that Colts quarterback Andrew Luck was retiring at the tender age ...



Honor walk held for Dalton Criss  Sun Community News

PERU | Recent graduate of Peru High School Dalton Criss, who died Aug. 20, was remembered for his kindness, love for sports and being a part of a respected ...



Community reflects on life of Dalton Criss  Sun Community News

PERU | Following the tragic death of recent Peru grad and soon-to-be SUNY Plattsburgh student Dalton Criss, 18, a “Celebration of Dalton's Life” was held to ...



MHS student to be recognized at Mad Hatter Ball, Sept. 20  Mendota Reporter

LA SALLE – North Central Illinois (NCI) ARTworks has announced the names of seven area high school students who will be recognized for their outstanding ...



Queen of 'ARTs winner to be crowned at NCI ARTworks Mad Hatter Ball Sept. 20  LaSalle News Tribune

North Central Illinois ARTworks announces its Queen of 'ARTs campaign is underway and invites the public's help to select the winner from among three ...



Honor Walk for Dalton | News  Plattsburgh Press Republican

BURLINGTON — The Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir led Donnie McClurkin's “All We Ask” during the Honor Walk for Dalton R. Criss at the University of Vermont ...



Grants go toward archaeological surveys at 3 Indiana parks  Times Union

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ball State University will lead archaeological surveys at three Indiana parks to locate possible prehistoric sites and homesteads from the ...



Florida teenagers killed in 'tragic accident' while visiting Peru days after high school graduation  Fox News

A trip celebrating a milestone turned tragic when two recent Florida high school graduates were killed Friday in an accident while exploring Peru, according to ...



LaSalle County Democratic Chair to Seek 16th District Seat in Congress  WspyNews

The chairwoman of the LaSalle County Democratic party has announced a run for Congress in Illinois' 16th District.



Northern New York community mourns young man killed in crash  WCAX

Members of a Northern New York community gathered Wednesday evening to celebrate the life of a young man who died in a crash last week.



High School Students in Peru Discover Lead Contamination Hotspots  State of the Planet

As a new school year revs up in Peru this month, high school classes in four communities are testing for lead contamination in their hometowns. Equipped with a ...



Incoming Freshman Dies in Car Crash  Cardinal Points

Involved in a crash occurring Aug. 19 on Route 3 in Saranac, west of Plattsburgh; Dalton Criss, 18, of Peru, NY, died Aug. 20th. Dalton's mother, Barbara Criss, ...



Crash leaves SUNY Plattsburgh professor's son dead, wife injured  WCAX

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) A crash has killed the son of a SUNY Plattsburgh professor and left the professor's wife seriously injured. According to a SUNY ...



La Salle County Democratic chairwoman announces Congressional run  LaSalle News Tribune

The chairwoman of La Salle County Democrats is running for Congress. Dani Brzozowski, of La Salle, made her official announcement Tuesday night at ...



La Salle County Democratic chairwoman to challenge Kinzinger  SaukValley.com

Health care, environment, job creation among her initiatives.



Former Titan takes over Taylor athletics | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

Titan alumni Jake Leicht was hired on as the new athletic director early last month. The 2009 Taylor graduate previously taught English at the high school for six ...



LaSalle Democrat to challenge Kinzinger for Congress  morrisherald-news.com

Dani Brzozowski wants to fight for affordable health care, protect environment.



Melvin A. Hagenbuch  Mendota Reporter

WALTHAM TWP. - Melvin A. Hagenbuch, 95, of Waltham Township, passed away peacefully on Sept. 9, 2019 at Liberty Village, Peru. Funeral services will be ...



IVSO opens 70th season with new conductor, Dr. Daniel Sommerville  Bureau County Republican

LASALLE — Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra Board President Andrea Kowalski welcomes a new conductor. After a year-long search, Dr. Daniel Sommerville ...



LIGHTS, CAMERA, APPLE BOWL! | Sports  Plattsburgh Press Republican

PERU — Lights were installed during the summer at Peru High School's Apple Bowl and will debut this fall sports season. The new lights were shining down on ...



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Adirondack Regional Theatre Awards Scholarships  Adirondack Almanack

Olivia Storms of Morrisonville and Kaleb Pecoraro of Plattsburgh are the recipients of the Adirondack Regional Theatre Scholarship for 2019.



Malcolm Whipple  Mendota Reporter

UTICA - Malcolm Whipple, 94, of rural Utica, passed away Aug. 23, 2019 at Manor Court of Peru. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug.



City of La Salle City Council met September 9  Illinois Valley Times

City of La Salle City Council met Sept. 9. Here is the agenda provided by the council: CALL TO ORDER. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. ROLL CALL. APPROVAL ...



Kaneland Boys Golf Wins Marmion Invitational | Local Sports  WspyNews

The Kaneland boys golf team won the Marmion Cadet Invitational to start the Knights of Kaneland season on a great note. Kaneland had a 307 as a team ahead ...



Candidate Questionnaires: Peru Mayor | Primary Elections  Kokomo Tribune

Republican candidates. Name: Wayne A. Bunker. Wayne Bunker.jpg. Work/elected experience: Air Force Vietnam-era veteran; Peru Fire Department, 18 years; ...



DHPA awards 15 grants to Indiana communities  Country 103.9 WRBI

Versailles, IN—DNR's Division of Historic Preservation & Archaeology (DHPA) has awarded 15 federal grants for historic preservation and archaeology in ...



Peru teacher arrested for child seduction  WTHR

PERU, Ind. (WTHR) — At Peru Junior High School the news that one of their teachers was arrested for child seduction hit hard Tuesday night. Elizabeth Wolfe, a ...



EVENTS CALENDAR: Places to Go, Things to Do  MyWebTimes.com

NIGHTLIFE. STEVE CERQUA, 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, Back Door Lounge at Starved Rock Lodge, Utica. Blues performance. ROBIN TAYLOR ...



Ottawa's Dan Le chosen as La Salle-Peru's next AD  MyWebTimes.com

LA SALLE — When those Ottawa vs. La Salle-Peru rivalry games take place next school year, a face very familiar to Ottawa fans will now be over on the Red ...



Utica's Travis Breeden announces bid for 76th District state rep seat  MyWebTimes.com

A Utica Republican has announced he plans to run for the 76th District House seat held by Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, in the 2020 election. Travis Breeden ...



Peru High School celebrates graduation | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

PERU - Seniors at Peru High School graduated Friday night, moving on to degrees, jobs and military careers with advice from their peers to both slow down and ...



Peru teacher's artwork sends message on school shootings  Kokomo Tribune

One black Sharpie. 252 schools. Unlimited emotions.



School districts to offer free summer meals to kids  Kokomo Tribune

Three local school districts are offering free lunches to kids throughout the summer as part of a federal program to ensure students have a meal when school is ...



Police: Peru teacher had sex with high schooler  Kokomo Tribune

PERU - Police say a teacher at Peru Junior High School has admitted to having a sexual relationship with a Peru High School student.



Peru native named head boys' basketball coach at MHS  Mendota Reporter

MENDOTA – A new coach has been hired to lead the Mendota High School varsity boys' basketball team beginning with the 2019-20 season. Peru native Justin ...



Peru Utilities installing new system to keep lead out of water  Kokomo Tribune

PERU – Peru Utilities is set to install a new phosphate injection system at its water treatment facility to keep lead from seeping into the city's water after elevated ...



Next chapter: Board approves Peru High School leader for position  Greenfield Daily Reporter

GREENFIELD — Jason Cary starts each school day greeting every one of his students, cup of hot chocolate in hand. The gesture is the type of approach ...



Born under the Big Top: Two Peru natives helped found, grow the city's iconic Circus Festival Band  Kokomo Tribune

PERU – Tom Gustin and Rex Stitsworth have played in the same band for 60 years. But this isn't just any band.



First animation entry included in annual High School Art Exhibition  IUK Newsroom

KOKOMO, Ind. – View artwork created by talented juniors and seniors from north central Indiana, in the 24th annual Indiana University Kokomo High School Art ...



High-school crush goes the long game | News  Plattsburgh Press Republican

Dick and Jackie Sabourin's many years of community *service* made them a top choice for Six Over 70 nominees.



Peggy Jean Richter | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Peggy Jean Richter, 80, went Home to be with the Lord on June 13th, 2019. She was born to Paul and Helen Iliff on August 26th, 1938 in Peru, Indiana.



Several students, parents fed up with Peru Central School District's food  WPTZ

Several students and parents are disgusted by the lunches offered in the Peru Central School District.



NCI ARTworks Mad Hatter Ball scheduled for Sept. 20  Tonica News

PERU — North Central Illinois (NCI) ARTworks announces seven area high school students will be recognized during the third annual Mad Hatter Ball on Friday ...



NIB 12 band festival to perform concert Feb. 19 in La Salle  MyWebTimes.com

A number of local students will participate in a La Salle festival next week. The Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Honor Band Festival concert will be at 6:30 ...



Athletics on front burner as HCCSC board talks football field, coach  Huntington Country TAB

Athletics at Huntington North High School came to the front burner of the Huntington County Community School Corporation's Board of School Trustees meeting ...



Keigan R. Donnelly  MyWebTimes.com

Keigan R. Donnelly, 26, of Peru passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Loyola University Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at 1 pm, Thursday, May ...



Miami County Sheriff: Tim Hunter vs. Mike Meeks  Kokomo Tribune

The duties of the sheriff include preserve order in all courts of the county and taking care of the county jail and the prisoners there. Current Miami County Sheriff ...



Mad Hatter Ball to honor 7 high school student artists  MyWebTimes.com

Seven high school students will be honored during the third annual Mad Hatter Ball, according to a news release from North Central Illinois ARTworks.



Can you get out? New escape room adventure opens in Peru's former high school  Kokomo Tribune

PERU – You just got hired as a night security guard at a place called Grimhurst Asylum. But on your first shift at your new job, something goes terribly wrong.



Lostant Grade welcomes new principal  Tonica News

LOSTANT — When the new school year begins at Lostant Grade School, it will not only be a new experience for many of the younger students, but for their new ...



Tyler Towne working toward career with White Sox  MyWebTimes.com

There's a long way to go before Tyler Towne can declare his dreams achieved, but in several ways, he's made significant progress already.



Largest-ever high school art show exhibited at IU Kokomo  IUK Newsroom

KOKOMO, Ind. — Artwork created by nearly 100 juniors and seniors from north central Indiana will be showcased in the 23rd annual High School Art Exhibition ...



Local educators get creative with snow day announcements  MyWebTimes.com

School administrators are showing students aren't the only ones who can have fun on snow days. Following what's become a national trend of educators ...



Peru Central plans on hiring more staff - Sun Community News & Printing  Sun Community News

PERU — The Peru Central School District approved their spending plan Tuesday, April 12.



How a staffing agency in Plattsburgh is rethinking post-high school employment  North Country Public Radio

Finding jobs in the North Country is always an issue. But with unemployment at near-record lows, it's employers who are struggling these days, looking for ...



Robert Joseph Venice  Cottage Grove Sentinel

Robert Joseph Venice, 81, of Cottage Grove, OR, died January 20, 2019. He was born January 28, 1937 in Peru, Indiana, to parents Leonard and Mae Belle ...



Carmel, Dentino sweep boys state golf tournament  Indianapolis Star

Carmel's Nick Dentino pulls off a nail-biting victory in a playoff, while the Greyhounds distance themselves from the pack.



Closures and cancellations for Wednesday, Jan. 30  MyWebTimes.com

The following government offices and community organizations will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 30:



Miami Nation of Indians to open new museum in Peru  Kokomo Tribune

PERU – The Miami Nation of Indians of Indiana have received $70000 in grant money that will help pay to install a museum on the first floor of their tribal.



IVCC receives another $100000 from Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg estate  Putnam County Record

This week the largest gift in college's 95-year history has grown to $1.2 million.



Logansport hires Dan Frye as baseball coach | Local Sports  pharostribune.com

The tradition-rich Logansport baseball program is staying in-house of sorts in regards to its next baseball coach.



Don't forget our fallen soldiers this weekend  MyWebTimes.com

Services are scheduled 10:30 a.m. at the Earlville Community Building conducted by the James H. Hamill Post 549 American Legion. La Salle. A *service* is ...



Peru Drama Club heads back to the 80s  Sun Community News

PERU | The hair metal songs of the 1980s come back to life this week as the Peru High School Drama Club presents “Rock of Ages” on March 8-10...



Career Showcase gives view of future to students  Plattsburgh Press Republican

Seventh-, eighth-graders learned about jobs, college opportunities.



Indiana artist displays emotional piece focused on starting conversation about school shootings  FOX 59 Indianapolis

KOKOMO, Ind. -- It's a striking image with a simple message – “Enough.” An Indiana University Kokomo adjunct professor who also teaches art at Peru Highs ...



2018 Miami County Primary Election Guide | News  Kokomo Tribune

Candidates for Miami County Prosecuting Attorney.



Peru Hall of Fame to add 6 former stars  Plattsburgh Press Republican

PERU — The Peru Athletic Hall of Fame committee spanned six decades in coming up with the newest members for induction as the Class of 2013.



Illinois man pleads guilty to sex abuse charges  WQAD.com

A local man, who is a volunteer baseball coach and substitute teacher at LaSalle-Peru High School, is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a ...



Shirley Bacidore  Bureau County Republican

OGLESBY — Shirley D. (Schmitz) Bacidore, 98, of Oglesby passed away peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Aperion Care in Princeton. Shirley was born ...



Lack of funding to end ADK-P-TECH  Plattsburgh Press Republican

PERU — ADK P-TECH will be phased out, ending a highly praised program that lets students take specialized paths to two-year college degrees and ...



Peru municipal election guide | News  Kokomo Tribune

Position: Mayor. Candidate: Jim Walker (R), incumbent. Age: 63. Education: Peru High School class of 1970. Occupation History: I was hired by Indiana Bell ...



ISU Sophomore Ready to Represent Team USA  CIproud.com

NORMAL, Ill. — Rachel Hickey has never been out of the country. That's going to change this month when the soon-to-be Illinois State sophomore represents ...



Peru fire victim: Sometimes life happens all at once  Plattsburgh Press Republican

Since losing their home last spring, Jason and Amber Keable have added twins to the family.



Ottawa police welcomes 2 new officers  MyWebTimes.com

The Ottawa Police Department announced the hiring of two new officers on Wednesday.



Summer report 7/22/19: ISU's Hickey wins silver at Pan Am U20 championships  Bloomington Pantagraph

In her first international competition, Illinois State sophomore Rachel Hickey earned a silver medal Sunday for Team USA after posting a personal-best ...



Peru searches for cheaper fix to underpass flooding  Kokomo Tribune

PERU – The underpass on North Broadway in Peru has always flooded since it was constructed in the mid-1930s. During heavy rain, residents have come to ...



Cole Porter in Peru: City celebrates hometown celebrity during downtown festival  Kokomo Tribune

PERU – Cole Porter was one of America's most famous composers known for his hit Broadway songs and big-city suavity.



Angola coach cherishes small-town roots, but holds a big-city perspective  News Sentinel

Brandon Appleton has walked down a number of varying streets in his 35 years and he'll be the first to admit that he is the better for it. The fourth-year.



A tire business change: Long-time owner Frank Anderson heads into retirement  The Republic

Frank Anderson, long-time owner of a tire shop that has become a fixture on Hawcreek Avenue in Columbus, is turning over the business to new owners.



Karl's Krusaders flying high for No. 30  Bureau County Republican

Karl Soliman will never know how many lives he has touched around the Illinois Valley. Or maybe he does, we just don't know how Heaven's connection with us ...



Becoming a licensed practical nurse | News  Plattsburgh Press Republican

PLATTSBURGH — The lives of Tammy Eldredge, Courtney Trombly, Ashleigh Boyea, Jennifer Rowe and Christina Bushey will change forever in two months.



Geneseo is serving notice  Geneseo Republic

The Maple Leafs will be relying mostly on young guns on the tennis court this season.



Joseph 'Joe' Ely  Putnam County Record

SPRING VALLEY — Joseph “Joe” Ely, 57, of Spring Valley passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at his residence. Joe was born Aug. 9, 1961, in Spring Valley ...



Margaret Rose Thomson  Manteca Bulletin

Margaret Rose Thomson, 99, entered into rest on February 28, 2019. She was born in LaSalle, Illinois on September 6, 1919. She was the younger of two ...



A Beacon of Hope: Radio Host Inspires People of Color in Selfless Act of Representation  IV Leader

Radio host Nadia Valentine drew students to room CTC-125 with her talk on her experiences as a person of color in the Illinois Valley on Feb. 25. The event was ...



Men's Tennis nearing the homestretch of short regular season  IV Leader

The IVCC Men's Tennis team is past the three-quarter mark of their regular season. Through six games, their record stands at 2-4 overall. The team started the ...



Dakota White represents EKS Games on trading cards  pharostribune.com

Editor's note: This is the last of an occasional series on three local athletes honored for Special Olympics Indiana's 50th anniversary.



IVCC receives $100000 more from Weeg estate  MyWebTimes.com

The largest gift in Illinois Valley Community College's 95-year history grew this week to $1.2 million as the college received an additional contribution from the ...



Sophomore pitcher Cameron Beauchamp arrested on charges of operating while intoxicated  Indiana Daily Student

Beauchamp was arrested early Wednesday morning in Bloomington.



Boys soccer titles clinched - Sun Community News & Printing  Sun Community News

PLATTSBURGH | While the Crown Point Panthers had already laid claim to the Division III title of the Northern Soccer League last week, the other two divisions ...



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