• Council: No to parking lot project

    PRINCETON — The Princeton City Council is not going forward at this time with a parking lot improvement project at the Amtrak train depot station.
    April 23, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • A burning issue in Walnut

    WALNUT — At its meeting on Monday evening, the Walnut Village Board discussed the possibility of changing the burn ordinance for the village.
    April 23, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • A new fire station coming to Cherry

    CHERRY — The site of the old Cherry Fire Department was a busy one this week, as contractors demolished the building and hauled away the rubble, in pr ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Jeepers Creepers, where'd ya get those peepers?

    A baby chick appears to pose for former BCR Photographer Lisa Tunney. Baby chicks — a sure sign of spring — are just one of several baby animals seen ...
    April 23, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • ‘Poetry Train America’

    PRINCETON — Princeton-based poet John E. WordSlinger is speaking out about his published work titled, “Poetry Train America.”
    April 23, 2014 - 1:52 pm
  • Seatonville plans special meeting

    SEATONVILLE — The village of Seatonville will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Monday to discuss the job description for the village maintenance posit ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Sheffield to review trailer ordinances

    SHEFFIELD — At Monday night’s village board meeting, Mayor Bill Rosenow said the village of Sheffield needs to look into ways to remove derelict trail ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Winter months take toll on Zearing Park

    PRINCETON — The fishing pier at the Zearing Park pond in Princeton is closed for now due to damage from the winter weather.
    April 23, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Ready, set, let go!

    Residents at Liberty Village of Princeton enjoy warm temperatures Monday morning for their annual balloon launch, held each year as the kickoff to Sup ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • DePue/Bureau County Democrat meeting Thursday

    DEPUE — The next DePue/Bureau County Democrat meeting will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the VFW in DePue. Winners of the March 15, 16 and 17 Pick 3 will b ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • ‘Steel Magnolias’ this weekend at PAC

    The hit theatrical play “Steel Magnolias” will be performed this weekend at the Prairie Arts Center. The show is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and Saturday, an ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Fundraiser will benefit PES music programs

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Elementary Schools Music Boosters are sponsoring a fundraiser through the Covered Bridge Fudge Shop in Princeton.
    April 23, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • A basket-full or a hat-full of fun!

    Brothers Korbyn Bowman (left), 6, and Jayse Bowman, 7, of Mineral found plenty of Easter treats at the Easter egg hunt in Sheffield on Saturday. Korby ...
    April 23, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    April 26 – Eugene Billings estate, train collection, toy collection, quality ammo, fishing, miscellaneous collectibles, 10 a.m., 1635 N. Main St. (Tum ...
    April 23, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • First Person (Jack Boroski)

    City: Spring Valley. Where did you grow up: Spring Valley. Family: Wife: Patricia; sons, Michael (St ...
    April 23, 2014 - 12:21 pm
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