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  • Where does BuEComm stand?

    The Bureau County 911 ETSB Board voted unanimously on Thursday, Feb. 26, to partner with the cities of Peru, LaSalle and Oglesby on the Illinois Valle ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Down with debt ... best budget yet

    PRINCETON — According to Princeton City Manager Jeff Clawson, the budget discussed at the Monday night, March 2, budget meeting is the best budget the ...
    March 4, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • It’s never too cold for ice cream

    Blake Junis, 3, and his sister, Charlotte Junis, 1, enjoy their first Dairy Queen treat of the season. Even though the temperature outside was below f ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Fund reserves

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Council passed a resolution on Monday, March 2, urging Gov. Bruce Rauner and the General Assembly to protect full fu ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • Would a regional 911 work?

    OGLESBY — A regional dispatch center is in the planning stages for the tri-city area, but organizers are hoping the scope of the project will be far w ...
    March 5, 2015 - 8:36 am
  • Winter wonderland

    These two climbers were recently spotted climbing an icefall at Starved Rock State Park’s Wildcat Canyon. Many other canyons at the state park near Ut ...
    March 4, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Maple sap to maple sugar

    TISKILWA — There will be a short presentation on the hobby of backyard sugaring, which is the process of gathering maple sap from the tree and convert ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • Main Street Motivation to offer wellness classes

    WALNUT — Main Street Motivation (MSM) owners James and Tracey Schoff are announcing the launch of Wellness Wednesday classes which began Wednesday, Ma ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Board looks at dilapidated property

    WALNUT — Acting Walnut Board President Dennis Grobe gave an update on legal issues regarding the Black commercial property in the village at the board ...
    March 4, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Princeton Farmers’ Market finds new home

    PRINCETON — After 35 years in the Princeton community, the Farmers’ Market will be moving to a new location. The market, formerly located at the north ...
    March 4, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • Tanglers, Thundercats advance to sectional

    The Tiger Town Tanglers qualified 14 of 20 wrestlers for sectionals competing out of the Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation West Regional in Washingto ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Storm can’t make up the difference of 12-0 deficit

    FARMINGTON — Jason Marquis knew his Bureau Valley Storm basketball team would never give up in Tuesday, March 2’s 2A sectional semifinal contest again ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:26 pm
  • Leibing, Reiley named TRAC Players of the Year

    Amboy’s Kaitlyn Leibing (East) and Prophetstown’s Corrie Reiley (West) were named as the Players of the Year in the Three Rivers Conference for the 20 ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • Seniors bring Storm basketball back

    FARMINGTON — It’s safe to say Bureau Valley Storm basketball is back.One half of the new Farmington ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • Princeton wins two titles

    PRINCETON — The Princeton boys teams enjoyed some home cooking in the annual Booster Club Shootout over the weekend.
    March 4, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • Happenings 3-5

    Pheasants Forever PRINCETON — The Bureau County Pheasants Forever 2015 annual banquet will be Thursd ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Senior Spotlight — Brianna Barajas

    Name: Brianna Barajas. School: Princeton. Date/place of birth: Illinois Valley Community Hospital in ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Princeton Shootout

    Princeton eighth-grader Hayden Welte eyes a shot against Riverdale in Shootout action Saturday at Prouty Gym.
    March 4, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Schultz signs with Cardinal Stritch

    Princeton's Hunter Schultz has signed to play golf for Cardinal Stritch University, a private Catholic school in Milwaukee. Schultz has played the las ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • The chase is on

    Princeton's Alex May chases down a loose ball along with a Bureau Valley player in Sunday's sixth-grade action in the Princeton Shootout at Prouty Gym ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Alice Pohanka

    CHENOA — Alice L. Pohanka, 88, of Chenoa, formerly of Princeton, died at 1:55 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloom ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Eva Mae Jackson

    NEPONSET — Eva Mae Jackson, 95, of Princeton, formerly of Neponset, died at 4:01 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2015, at Manor Court of Princeton.
    March 5, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Jackson Frank

    BUDA — A memorial service for Jackson L. Frank, infant son of Kevin and Sarah (Hill) Frank of Buda, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Norber ...
    March 4, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • Kimberly Mantel

    PRINCETON — Kimberly E. Mantel, 55, of Princeton passed away peacefully Monday evening, March 2, 2015, at home surrounded by her loving family and car ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • John 'Jack' Unholz

    PRINCETON — Jack Unholz, 71, of Princeton passed away early Friday morning, Feb. 27, 2015, at home after an extended illness.
    March 4, 2015 - 7:42 am
  • Eva Jackson

    NEPONSET — Eva Mae Jackson, 95, of Princeton, formerly of Neponset, died at 4:01 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2015, at Manor Court of Princeton.
    March 3, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • Frederick Ericson

    PRINCETON — Frederick Adolf Ericson, 70, of Princeton passed away early Friday morning, Feb. 27, 2015, at Colonial Hall Healthcare and Rehabilitation ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Charles Lane

    WALNUT — Charles F. Lane, 77, of Walnut died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Arden Courts in Glen Ellyn. C ...
    March 2, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Glennie Anderson

    LASALLE — Glennie Mason (Thiry) Anderson, 78, of LaSalle, formerly of Ottawa, died Sunday evening, March 1, 2014, at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Andrew Beier

    LADD — Andrew Klint Beier, beloved infant son of Jason and Jami (Kepper) Beier, went home to God on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at St. Margaret’s Hospita ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Illinois State Police

    Possession of cannabisAnthony S. Montgomery, 42, of Chicago was charged with possession of cannabis, ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Warrant arrestRaychael E. Alvarez, 21, of Anamosa, Iowa, turned herself in at the Spring Valley Poli ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Bureau County Sheriff

    AccidentsRyan M. Demuynck, 29, of Mineral lost control of his vehicle and rolled it into the ditch a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Princeton Police

    Criminal damage to propertyPaul C. Hayden, 32, of LaSalle was charged with criminal damage to proper ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Battery arrestsDaniel P. McAdams, 38, of LaSalle was charged with battery in the 200 block of East S ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • Owens is sentenced on heroin felony

    PRINCETON — A Princeton woman has been sentenced to serve 10 weekends in the Bureau County Jail for the Class 2 felony, unlawful delivery of a control ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    AccidentA two-vehicle accident involving Louise Robich, 93, of Spring Valley and Shirley A. Eide, 67 ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Illinois State Police

    Illinois State PoliceAccidentA semi-trailer driven by Jesus J. Zigler, 35, of Summitt was involved i ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Deer accidentA vehicle driven by Anthony S. Bickett, 26, of Spring Valley struck a deer on Route 29 ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Bureau County Sheriff

    Bureau County SheriffAccidentsJohn M. Gray, 69, of Tiskilwa was involved in an accident at 4:05 p.m. ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • A lethal legacy

    Two marijuana bills are now being considered in the Illinois State Senate and Illinois House. The Ca ...
    March 4, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Camping out, big family style

    Last week, my kids were talking about what they’d like to do this summer. I froze mid-step when I heard one of their ideas — camping.
    March 4, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Here we go again!

    Some lawmakers in Springfield are again trying to make government less transparent.State Rep. Joe So ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Ag education critical to ag industry’s future

    The Illinois Leadership Council for Agriculture Education (ILCAE) urges supporters to contact Gov. Rauner’s office and their legislators to protect th ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    It’s difficult to believe we’ll be setting our clocks ahead one hour this coming weekend! That’s right! On Sunday, March 8, we’ll spring forward an ho ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • The ‘leveling’ principle

    Am I misinterpreting Zita Henneberry’s comments concerning the Texas celebration of Kris Kyle Day? I ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legend

    Henri’s Bakery, Princeton, opened the first week in November 1925 with half page ads in the Bureau County Republican touting their baked goods, pastri ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    A group of us from the Bureau County Republican attended a trivia night, hosted by the Princeton Public Schools Foundation, on Saturday evening. I saw ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Chris Kyle Day ...

    In the state of Texas, Feb. 2 has been proclaimed Chris Kyle Day by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in honor of the American hero.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Hennepin plant’s health damage

    The Hennepin coal-fired power plant pollutes the skies, endangers your health and leaves the most vulnerable people holding the bag. Children, the eld ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • PHS inducts 14 into National Honor Society

    PRINCETON — Princeton High School inducted 14 new members into its National Honor Society on Jan. 25.
    March 4, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Make Someone Happy

    • Happy anniversary on Thursday, March 5, to Pastor Scott and Trisha Schmidt. Happy anniversary on Friday, March 6, to Rex and Roszan Conger. From you ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Community Notes

    Rotary meetingWALNUT — Carol Alcorn, executive director of the Illinois Valley Public Action to Deli ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Sims will present maple sugaring program

    TISKILWA — John Sims, owner of John’s Tree and Lawn Care, will present a program on maple sugaring at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9, at Tiskilwa’s Museum on ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Kathryn Lutes will note 103rd birthday

    Kathryn M. Lutes, a longtime resident at Hawthorne Inn of Liberty Village, will turn 103 years old on Friday, March 6.
    March 4, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Lenten services

    The First Presbyterian Church of Princeton will host a soup and Bible Lenten meditations at noon Thursday, March 5, and Thursday, March 12, in fellows ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Open table supper

    SHEFFIELD — The Sheffield United Methodist Church will host the free open table supper from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at the church. The menu inclu ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • ‘Two Irish Tellers’ return for encore performance

    PRINCETON — Mick Henneberry of Princeton and Tricia Kelly of Peru have both traveled throughout the United States telling stories and performing as pr ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Pancake breakfast

    SHEFFIELD — The Sheffield Knights of Columbus, Father Peter E. Hand Council 4537, will host its annual pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • IV Midday Connection luncheon on March 17

    OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Midday Connection, a non-denominational Christian Women’s group, invites women from the Illinois Valley area to its monthly ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:01 pm

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