• Tazewell County events calendar

    Tazewell County events calendar

    APRIL 14 How to Use the Roku Media Player Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Washington District Library, 380 N. Wilmor Free Learn how to use a Roku. Check one out from the library. For more information,…

  • Woodford County events calendar

    Woodford County events calendar

        APRIL 14 Volunteering: Make a Difference Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main Free Wendy Falk, Volunteer Development Coordinator at the Apostolic Christian…

  • DuPage County events calendar

    DuPage County events calendar

    April 15 Lisa Scottoline Reading and Book Signing 7 p.m. Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville Free event; book costs $27.99 Bestselling author Lisa Scottoline…

  • Lake County events calendar

    Lake County events calendar

    April 15 Sons of Bildor Concert 8-11 p.m. Barrington’s White House, 145 W. Main St., Barrington $15 See this acoustic rock duo — Barrington brothers Rob and Charlie Knapik — perform…

  • Peoria County events calendar

    Peoria County events calendar

    APRIL 14   Adult Maker Space Nights, Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum 2218 N. Prospect Road Peoria, 6:30 p.m. It adults’ turn to invent, innovate, and build. The most…

  • DeKalb County events calendar

    DeKalb County events calendar

    April 14 Paper Chain Caterpillar Craft 2:30 p.m. DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., DeKalb Free Use different colors to make a bright and brilliant caterpillar. For more information,…

  • McLean County events calendar

    McLean County events calendar

    APRIL 14 Family “Chopped” Challenge Thursday, 6:30 p.m. McLean Co. Extension Office, 1615 Commerce Pkwy., Bloomington $15 per family Nutrition Educator Jenna Smith will…

STATE NEWS

Veterinarians warn of canine flu outbreak

    A recent outbreak of canine influenza virus is nothing to sneeze at, according to a local veterinarian. Dr. Romanie Walter, veterinarian at the Animal Emergency Clinic…

Hastert to report to prison June 22

  Judge Thomas Durkin on May 19 ordered former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert to report to prison no later than 2 p.m. on June 22. Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison…

Quality of life varies throughout state

Would you rather live longer or better? As human longevity increases into the 70s, health professionals are now looking at what can be done to extend the portion of a lifetime free…

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