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  • Sweet Corn Festival food contest

    MENDOTA — The very popular Sweet Corn Festival food contest, sponsored by Illinois Frame Inc. of Mendota, will take place on Aug. 9 of the Sweet Corn ...
    July 22, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Relay for Life receives a donation

    Participants in the April 24 IV Talent Showcase at Illinois Valley Community College present a $1,000 check to Nancy Jackson of the American Cancer ...
    July 22, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Community Notes

    Moose Autorama PRINCETON — The Princeton Moose Lodge will host its Moose Autorama from 9 a.m. to 3 p ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:09 pm
  • Make Someone Happy

    • Happy anniversary on Wednesday to Birney and Julie Brown. From your friends at Princeton Rotary.• ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Military veterans to be honored July 25

    PROPHETSTOWN — Prophetstown American Legion Post 522 will host a special program honoring military veterans on July 25 in Prophetstown and the public ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Festival 56 closes with 'Into the Woods'

    PRINCETON — Festival 56 will close out its summer season with the Stephen Sondheim musical "Into the Woods" presented at the Grace Performing Arts Cen ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Aurora University announces dean's list

    AURORA — Aurora University has released its spring 2014 dean’s list. Area students who made the list with high honors are Joshua Kieffer of Princeton ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • Knobloch receives dean's list

    MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn. — Leah Knobloch of Bradford has been names to the 2014 spring semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota Twin Cit ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • Murray receives dean's list

    ROCKFORD — Michael Murray of Princeton has been named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Rockford University. Students attending Rockford University we ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • Elks Lodge will host Life Line Screening

    PRINCETON — Residents living in and around the Princeton community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture on July 31 ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • St. Ambrose University announces dean's list

    DAVENPORT, Iowa — Austin Mack of Princeton, Stefanie Obenhaus of Princeton, Andrew Ackerman of Walnut and Patrick Fisch of Walnut have been named to t ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • Princeton Community Band will present concert on Sunday

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Community Band will present the last concert of its season at 6 p.m. Sunday at Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton.
    July 21, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • Where in the World — Piper

    Pat and Carol Piper of Ohio, Roger and Trudy Miller of Princeton, and Valerie and Gary Humphreys of Sheffield are pictured with a copy of the BCR on b ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:49 pm
  • Where in the World — Bullington

    Justin Bullington of Princeton is pictured with a copy of the BCR in the jungle of Madang, Papua New Guinea. Justin and his wife, Deb, are church plan ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Where in the World — VonHolten

    A get together of “Bureau County Friends and Family” who were in Arizona gathered at the Queen Creek, Ariz., winter home of Norm and Sue Von Holten an ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:55 pm
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