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  • Yates-Mabry, Wilkin face off in county treasurer’s race

    Editor’s note: The Bureau County Republican asked Bureau County Treasurer candidates to fill out a questionnaire. Following are their responses.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:30 pm
  • Who killed ‘Trader Jack’ Redshaw?

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series on unsolved mysteries in the Illinois Valley.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:31 pm
  • Staying safe with fire

    The Smoke House visited Van Orin School Wednesday morning. Firefighter Nick Drummer (left) shows Lexi Polite, Reis Hartford, Tanayiah Allison and Gio ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:29 pm
  • PHS students taking the initiative

    PRINCETON — New this year, Princeton High School is live streaming sporting events through its website. Starting in August, PHS began to live stream a ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:30 pm
  • Hog factory still on hold for now

    WENONA — The proposed hog factory farm facility planned for Wenona is still in limbo.VMC Management ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:16 pm
  • Post office begins new services

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Post Office is beginning a Sunday delivery service for parcels ordered through Amazon, an Internet-based company that sells ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:15 pm
  • Socks, socks and more socks

    General Federation of Woman’s Club of Princeton-Illinois chapter members (from left) Lou Brown, Clara Pease and Jo Kloster (right) present the club’s ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:16 pm
  • Thursday special meeting takes no action

    PRINCETON — A special meeting of the Princeton City Council and Princeton’s insurance company was held Thursday afternoon in city hall.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:16 pm
  • Coats for Kids drive is underway

    PRINCETON — The annual Coats for Kids drive has kicked off this season with a goal to collect at least 250 coats for those in need this winter.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:12 pm
  • Demolition begins in Spring Valley

    Workers of American Demolition began the demolition phase in downtown Spring Valley on Thursday. The building located at 200 and 202 E. St. Paul St. i ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:32 pm
  • TRIDENT makes Spring Valley arrests

    SPRING VALLEY — Two Spring Valley residents were arrested by the TRIDENT task force on drug charges.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:08 pm
  • SV man pleads guilty to burglary

    PRINCETON — A Spring Valley man has entered an open plea of guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 2 felony of burglary.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:08 pm
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legend

    I should be relating Part 3 of Mary (Ogorman) Barr to you in this column, but I am waiting for information to come from Sioux Falls, S.D., to finish t ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:02 pm
  • St. Bede Academy Legacy Project receives donation from ADM Cares

    PERU — Archer Daniels Midland Co. recently donated $5,000 to St. Bede Academy. The donation will go toward the Fire Life Safety Component of The Legac ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 6:53 pm
  • Ag Summary

    Three weeks of wet conditions have left the ground saturated in parts of the state. Limited harvest of corn and soybeans occurred last week, however p ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 6:46 pm
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