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  • Mineral-Gold Fire Department receives donation

    Rick Vondra, general manager of the CHS Ethanol Plant, presented the Mineral-Gold Fire Department with a $1,000 donation check at its August meeting. ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Speedway psychos will reunite on Sunday

    LANGLEY — The Bureau County Speedway has been silenced, and the track has deteriorated, but there are still plenty of racing fans and former racers wh ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • FOE installs officers for 2016-17

    PERU — The Fraternal Order of Eagle Aerie 2688/Peru installed officers in June for 2016-17. They include: Ted Oberholz, president; Michael Hart, vice ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 3:03 pm
  • Dawn of the Tikis

    I am writing a book called “Dawn of the Tikis.” I hope you enjoy the fifth chapter. I plan to run a new chapter in each Cool Kids’ Corner. Thanks for ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 2:50 pm
  • Final five entries announced in PJWC baby contest

    PRINCETON — The final five entries has been received in the 2016 Princeton Junior Woman’s Club baby contest. They are: Ashlynn Serenity Wyatt, 11 mont ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • Community Notes

    Pancake breakfastLAMOILLE — The LaMoille Lions Club will serve an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • 12th annual Illinois Valley Toy Run

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Lions Club will present the 12th annual Illinois Valley Toy Run will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Soldiers an ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • Shrine Club will host screening on Aug. 31

    PERU — The Northern Illinois Valley Shrine Club of Peru will hold a screening clinic for Shriners Hospitals for Children from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • Area youth named state fair delegates

    PRINCETON — The 2016 Bureau County 4-H Fair was held July 21-24 at the Bureau County Fairgrounds. The following 4-H’ers were selected by judges to rep ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Eight more entries received in PJWC baby contest

    PRINCETON — Eight more entries has been received in the 2016 Princeton Junior Woman’s Club baby contest. They are: Otto Nally, 15 months, the son of J ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Block party planned for Friday

    Vince Gelsomino and his band, LEGENZ, will be the featured entertainment during the first-ever block party hosted by the Prairie Arts Council. The eve ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • By the Book 8-18

    PRINCETON — Thursday, Aug. 18, at 6:30 p.m., Ann Crosby of Annie’s Little Pots will give a demonstration, which is intended for adults to get a hands- ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • BCGS will meet on Thursday

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Genealogical Society invites the public to a special program to be presented on Thursday, Aug. 25, in the Society librar ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Eight more entries received in PJWC baby contest

    PRINCETON — Eight more entries has been received in the 2016 Princeton Junior Woman’s Club baby contest. They are: Tyler Joseph Gustafson, 13 months, ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Community Notes

    Pancake and sausage breakfastMALDEN — The Malden Fire Department will host its annual pancake and sa ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:08 pm