The Prairie Press is delivered, free of charge, to every mailbox in Edgar County, Ill., each Saturday. The Prairie Press was created in 2014 as the only locally owned media outlet — newspaper, radio or TV — in Edgar County. The newspaper’s name is a tribute to the county’s history, as Edgar is on the edge of the region known as the Grand Prairie.

As a modern newsroom, we are part of a never-ending conversation with this community. Our reporters and editors are ready to listen to our audience — and encourage readers to share their thoughts and dreams.