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  • Circa ‘21 presents ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’

    ROCK ISLAND — While evening audiences are currently delighting to the joys of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas,” the Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse is set ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Helping others learn to grow

    OTTAWA — University of Illinois Extension, covering Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall and Putnam counties, is offering the 2015 Master Gardener training progr ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Carol sing

    WYANET — The Wyanet Methodist Church will have a Carol Sing at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in the church. Everyone is invited to sing carols and get in the Chri ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Community Notes

    Senior dinnerPRINCETON — The Princeton Moose Lodge will host its 34th annual senior citizens dinner ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Rotary Club will host Stephen Endress

    WALNUT — The Rotary Club of Walnut will host Stephen Endress, superintendent of the Bureau Valley CUSD 340, at its Wednesday meeting at noon at the Wa ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • 'Longest Night' Blue Christmas service planned

    NEPONSET — The First Congregational Church in Neponset will hold a special “Longest Night” Blue Christmas service at 6 p.m. Dec. 21.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Annual Christmas service

    SHEFFIELD — The Sheffield Historical Society’s annual Christmas service will be at 1:30 p.m. Dec 14 at the historical Danish Church in Sheffield.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Christmas Mass

    CHERRY — A Christmas Filipino-American Mass will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Holy Trinity Church Cherry. Celebrant will be Father Joel Lopez. A potluck wil ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:18 pm
  • 'Songs of the Season'

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Chorus will present "Songs of the Season," a concert of sacred and popular holiday music, at 2 p.m. Dec. 14 in the sanct ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Tripp-DeRose

    Charlotte and Jackson DeRose are announcing the engagement of their parents, Caitlin Tripp of Princeton and Jesse DeRose of Princeton.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Dick Verucchi will present program

    SPRING VALLEY — For more than a decade, Spring Valley was home to the Les-Buzz Ballroom, a roller rink turned musical dance hall. On Dec. 10, the Spri ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Chamberlain-Kritikos

    Katherine A. Chamberlain and George E. Kritikos, both of Chicago, were united in marriage on June 11 at the Bureau County Courthouse by Judge Marc P. ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Barnett-Person

    Keith and Shelley Barnett of Buda, along with Brian Person and Julia Person of Plano, are announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of their ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • IVSO holiday concert scheduled for Dec. 13

    OTTAWA — The Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra is pleased to present Dane Suarez, tenor, and Sue Gillio, flute, as soloists for its holiday concert t ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • A splash of color

    A sea of poinsettias waits at Color Point in Granville. Many of these flowers will receive homes in Putnam County when the county’s Rotarians deliver ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 4:15 pm
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