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!
Meetings & Minutes

Ladd Village Board

LADD — The Ladd Village Board met in regular session on Dec. 19 and conducted the following business:

• Approved Spring Green’s proposal of $1,581.71 for vegetation and weed control at the wastewater treatment plant lagoons, Kennedy Park ball diamonds and War Memorial Park. The board authorized the pre-payment of the invoice, resulting in a 5 percent discount.

• Authorized payment of bills in the amount of $153,010.86.

• Accepted the November 2013 treasurer’s report.

• Heard two of the village’s part-time police officers have been fired as full time by other departments. Amy Hutchisson will be working for the Mendota Police Department, and Israel Ramos was hired as police chief in Fairbury.

• Directed the renewal of all 30-day CDs.

• Heard North Central Bank has donated a new electronic scoreboard for the Little League ball diamond.

The board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14 in the village hall. 

Loading more