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  • From the editor’s desk

    We’re officially only a week into fall, and already, the sights and sounds of the season are apparent. Trees around the county are beginning to turn. ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • The ‘purr’-fect storm

    Many of you already know we got a puppy. We’ve been wanting one for 17 years; finally, we threw caution (and common sense) to the wind and made the co ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Illinois basketball loses a legend

    There’s been some good news mixed with some bad news locally in sports this week.Chuck Rolinski, the ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Appreciating a little mess

    Sometimes a little mess in the house looks nice to me.A couple weeks ago, our nephew, Andy, and his ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Food court 9-25

    Here are a few more fall recipes, since the gardens are about finished for the year. There are always a lot of zucchini squash left after the gardens ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • From the editor’s desk

    Ta-da! It’s officially fall. Summer is just a memory now, as we jump head-first into the fall season Monday evening. I love every season for what it b ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Playing "punchout" is not a game

    I do use Facebook. It helps me keep up with friends I don't see very often. Sometimes, I wish it didn't.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • The great Alaskan fishing experience

    During the second week of August, Judd Scott and his son, Judson, along with friend Brad Shaffer, left for Alaska to try their luck pursuing black bea ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:29 am
  • Just another manic morning

    Let me just start by saying I’ve had a good share of birthdays. While I will be eternally grateful for every birthday I have, many of you will underst ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Searching for the muse

    Well ... here we are again. I’ve been at my new job for almost two weeks now, and at the time that I am writing this, I still possess roughly the same ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 7:17 pm
  • Books and freedoms

    I am so excited for this coming week. I’ll be honest, I’ve been looking forward to it all year. When I realized I got to write a column for this week, ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Food Court 9-18

    With fall coming on it’s time for some more recipes using the fall ingredients. It won’t be long before you’ll be cleaning out the garden space.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Considerations by Nedda

    Hello seniors, aging adults, senior citizens, maturing adults, older folks, really older folks. Well, right here is the trouble. Everybody wants to be ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Welcome home

    Another annual Homestead Festival and another influx of past, present and former Princeton residents tromping, traveling and taking a stroll through t ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • Smith gains new perspective as Storm cheerleader

    A knee injury may have knocked Gage Smith from the football field, but he hasn’t gone far.The Bureau ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 3:53 pm
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