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  • Do you plan on spending more or less on Christmas this year? Why?

    “I will spend more this year because I have the resources to do so. I want to and like to share with friends and family.”
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • On target

    So far, 2015 has been a good year for deer hunters in Illinois. According to an Illinois Department of Natural Resources report released on Nov. 24, h ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Opening the door to improvement

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Elementary School (PES) Board cares about its students and the environment where they learn. During their monthly meeting Mo ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • The hats are in the ring

    PRINCETON — Candidates from all over Bureau County have thrown their hats into the ring for the March 15 primary election.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • PMH Auxiliary hosts a winter wonderland with its Princeton Tour of Homes

    PRINCETON — After nearly a decade, the Perry Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has rekindled the Princeton Tour of Homes event.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Lighted Santa Parade on Dec. 12

    SPRING VALLEY — Registrations for Spring Valley’s Lighted Santa Parade are still being accepted.The ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Food service sanitation manager certification course is Saturday, Dec. 19

    SPRING VALLEY — A food services sanitation manager certification course will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at St. Margaret’s Hos ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Thinking big ... shopping small

    On Saturday, Small Business Saturday was the name of the shopping game, not only in Bureau County, but across the nation as well. Developed a few year ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • IVAC announces annual dinner

    UTICA — The 104th Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development (IVAC) annual dinner will be Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Starved Rock ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Festival 56 will present Jacob Marley's 'Christmas Carol' for the holidays

    PRINCETON — There’s more to Jacob Marley’s ghost than meets the eye.In this Festival 56 holiday perf ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • More Chrome at Bureau Valley

    MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley School Board is moving forward with its technology plan and is now ordering Chromebooks for all junior high teachers.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Eat, nap, shop ...

    Shoppers finished their day of family, food and football by filling up the aisles of stores offering early opportunities to take advantage of Black Fr ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Not as good as it sounds ...

    On Nov. 20 the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics released the economic and unemployment statistics for the states. The Illinois Policy Institute, a n ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Putting test results in PARCC

    PRINCETON — Princeton Elementary School (PES) Superintendent Tim Smith said the PARCC test results for the district were “every bit as bad as we thoug ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Finding ... and reaching the pinnacle within

    PRINCETON — A climber at the base of the mountain, he leans toward the heavens to see the peak. He begins his climb, every stretching step a necessary ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:52 pm
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