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!
The Holiday Gift Auction is Live! Click here and bid now on great local gifts!
Police/Fire Reports

Bureau County Sheriff

Failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident

Tyler J. DeVenney, 26, of Sheffield was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident on Main Street near High Street in Tiskilwa at 5:52 a.m. Aug. 30.

Logan N. Barnas, 24, of Walnut was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident on Route 26 near 1800 North Avenue, north of Princeton, at 12:11 a.m. Aug. 25.


James L. Harmon, 29, of DePue was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and improper lane usage on Marquette Bottom Road near 3065 East Street, east of DePue, at 3:42 a.m. Sept. 3.

Deer accident

A vehicle driven by Skylar H. Shurts, 24, of Seatonville struck a deer in the intersection of Wyanet-Walnut Road and 1000 North Avenue, west of Tiskilwa, at 10:50 p.m. Sept. 4.

Loading more