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  • Run away with the Bureau County Metro Center

    PRINCETON — Run ... run as fast as you can. You can always catch them; they’ve got a helping hand. Camaraderie and a small fitness community are what ...
    July 3, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • PMH announces meeting change

    PRINCETON — The Perry Memorial Hospital Finance Committee meetings have been moved from 7 a.m. on the Thursday before the board meeting to 12:15 p.m. ...
    July 3, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Best in the state of Illinois

    PRINCETON — It’s been said “a picture is worth a thousand words” — a simple phrase coined by a newspaper in the early 20th century, as an editor discu ...
    July 3, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • Government shutdown

    As the fiscal budget battle between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and the majority Democratic legislation continues, many are left wondering what this ...
    July 3, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • Reading the RAILS

    SPRING VALLEY — The Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library has received a $21,770 grant that will help provide more than a million online materials to pa ...
    July 3, 2015 - 1:35 pm
  • Growing to new heights

    The front yard of the Warren house in Princeton contains a beautiful example of a Clematis plant, which has grown upwards of 10 to 15 feet tall. Clema ...
    July 3, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Brandon Behrens is Rotarian of the Year

    PRINCETON — Brandon Behrens has been named the Rotarian of the Year.Behrens joined Rotary in 2004. H ...
    July 3, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • A Direct hit

    The DirectTV blimp cruised along Interstate-80 Monday afternoon, framed with the city of Princeton water tower on the north side of town by the BCR of ...
    July 3, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Agricultural summary

    Rain continues to plague northern and central Illinois, delaying the winter wheat harvest and hay cutting. Statewide, precipitation averaged 1.92 inch ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Illinois irrigators required to report water usage

    BLOOMINGTON — The Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) is now requiring Illinois irrigators to report their water usage to the state.
    July 3, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Farm Bureaus offer ag rescue course

    Agriculture is the most dangerous industry. Each year unnecessary deaths and injuries affect farmers and their families, farm employees and rescuers. ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • June rains set record

    CHAMPAIGN — The statewide average precipitation for June 2015 in Illinois was 9.53 inches, or 5.33 inches above the average June precipitation. This w ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Chamberlin sentenced for child sex crime

    PRINCETON — A Rockford man was sentenced to two years in prison at a sentencing hearing held June 16 in Bureau County Court.
    July 3, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Davis gets two years for drug felony

    PRINCETON — A Buda man has pleaded guilty to unlawful delivery of a look Alike substance, a Class 3 felony.
    July 3, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • ISP announce Roadside Safety Check results

    LASALLE — The Illinois State Police (ISP) announced the results of a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) held during the late evening hours of Saturday, June ...
    July 3, 2015 - 2:19 pm
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