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Here is our video submission for the HGTV Home Town Takeover contest created by Matthew Klein Films & Kyle Petersen.  Thanks to Ladd Grade School and to all of the citizens who participated in the filming of our entry.  *Make sure to turn sound on*


The Village Clerk’s Office will close on Wednesday, February 26th so employees can attend an IMRF workshop.  Normal business hours will resume at 8:00am on Thursday, February 27th.


Ladd Community Consolidated School District #94 will conduct Pre-K screenings on Monday, March 9th by appointment only.  Children must be Ladd district residents and be at least three years old by the screening date.  The screening determines eligibility for the Ladd preschool program.  Screening is required for placement in the program and consists of a series of tests including cognitive, speech, vision and hearing.   If the district receives a grant award by the state of Illinois, priority placement will be based on a student’s school readiness after the children have completed the screening process.  To register a child for the screening or for more information, call the school @ (815) 894-2363.


2020 Primary Election Early Voting Hours & Locations:

Bureau County Clerk’s Office
Thursday, February 6, 2020 thru Monday, March 16, 2020
Monday – Friday   8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 7, 2020 and Saturday, March 14, 2020
8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 thru Friday, March 13, 2020
Monday – Friday   8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Spring Valley City Hall
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 thru Friday, March 13, 2020
Monday – Friday   9:00 am to 3:00 pm

The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.  Voters in Hall Precincts 4 & 9 may cast a ballot at Ladd’s Community Center, 303 South Central Avenue.  Polls will be open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm.  The deadline to register to vote in the Primary Election is February 18th.


The Village of Ladd, in partnership with the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA), is again offering a scholarship competition program for eligible high school seniors.  Each eligible applicant is asked to submit an application and an essay of 500 words or less addressing their choice of one of three utility-related questions.  The top four vote-getters in this year’s essay competition will receive a finalist certificate and a $1,000 scholarship award check from IMUA.  Applicants must be high school seniors whose parents or legal guardians are residential customers of the Village of Ladd Municipal Utility.  The deadline for submitting written essays is Friday, March 6, 2020.

2020 IMUA Scholarship Program Student Guidelines

2020 IMUA Scholarship Application


Dog tags for the calendar year 2020 are now available in the Village Clerk’s office.  The fee is $5.00 per dog and is in addition to the Bureau County tag.  For more inforation, contact the office @ (815) 894-2440.


At the 11th hour on the 11th day of each month, Taps is played over our Main Street speakers as a reminder to all citizens of the sacrifices that our servicemen and servicewomen have made for our freedom.


Please go to to view your 2018 annual water quality report and learn more about your drinking water. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water.  For a translation of the water quality report or to speak with someone about the report, please call Joe Glynn @ T.E.S.T. Inc. (815) 224-1650.  If you would like a paper copy of the Village of Ladd’s 2018 Annual Water Quality Report mailed to your home, please call the Village Clerk’s Office (815) 894-2440.