Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, sports, opinion and more. The Bureau County Republican is published Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Stay connected to us wherever you are! With bcralerts, get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device or by e-mail.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
Keep up with what's going on in your community by reading the bcrbriefs. This easy to read synopsis of today's news will be emailed directly to you Tuesday through Saturday at no charge. Sign up today!
Local

Truck, tractor pull set for Aug. 24

PRINCETON — Truck and tractor pulls take center stage at the 158th Bureau County Fair, Princeton on Aug. 24 with an antique pull at noon, the farm stock at 5 p.m. and then the main truck and tractor pull sanctioned by The Illini State Pullers.

Local participants are encouraged to compete at the fair. Complete rules are available on line at www.illinistatepullers.com; or call Jason Yakey at 815-979-2406.

Tickets for the pulls are on sale now at the Bureau County Fair office, with adult admission $10, kids age 7 though 12 $5 and 6 and under are free. Pit passes are $20. For ticket information, call 815-875-2905. Tickets purchased in advance also include the fair gate admission, saving up to $5 per ticket.

For complete ticket information for this year’s fair, see the fair’s web site at www.Bureaucountyfair.com.

The 158th Bureau County Fair runs Aug. 21 through Aug. 25 in Princeton.

Loading more