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  • Celebrating cancer survivors

    Area residents show up Tuesday evening at the LaMoille Fire Station to show their support for cancer survivors represented by a pink fire truck travel ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • County makes wind farm decision

    PRINCETON — After several months of consideration, the Bureau County Board has made its decision on how to handle decommissioning funds for the Big Sk ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Sewer problems continue in Wyanet

    WYANET — Wyanet resident Jean Fox is concerned about sewer backup in several basements on North Street, including hers, during recent storms.
    July 9, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Zydeco wows crowd in Princeton

    Zydeco music artist Terrance Simien and his Zydeco Experience Band perform Sunday afternoon in a downtown street party in Princeton, while party-goers ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Share Your History

    WYANET — On Sunday, July 20, representatives of the Bureau County Historical Society (BCHS) will be at the Wyanet Historical Society, 320 E. Second St ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • ‘The soul of our community’

    The historian Howard Zinn, author of the “People’s History of the United States.” once wrote: “History cannot provide confirmation that something bett ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Business owner expresses concerns about SV’s LED sign ordinance

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley business owner John French, accompanied with his attorney Julie Ajster, both spoke at the Spring Valley City Council mee ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Delinquent properties to be sold

    PRINCETON — Bureau County, as trustee, has completed its tax deed proceedings on real estate properties that were delinquent for 2010 and prior real e ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • A perfect day for a swim

    Area youngsters take a recent plunge at the Alexander Park outdoor swimming pool in Princeton. In spite of the summer’s occasional cooler temperatures ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Tiskilwa names Citizen of Year

    TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Village Board voted 3-1 to name Dave Forristall as Citizen of the Year at its meeting Tuesday night.
    July 9, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • First Person (Sharon Sweger)

    City: Princeton. Where did you grow up: Baltimore, Md. Family: Husband and two daughters. Pets: None ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Francee Wolf Memorial Day events announced

    SPRING VALLEY — The 20th anniversary Francee Wolf Memorial Day will be Saturday at Kirby Park’s south shelter in Spring Valley.
    July 9, 2014 - 3:06 pm
  • Chestnut Street Inn earns award

    SHEFFIELD — Chestnut Street Inn in Sheffield has received a certificate of excellence award from TripAdvisor.
    July 9, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • ‘Never trust BBQ from a skinny man’

    WALNUT — At the end of May, Chris “Cowboy” Tornow and Tony Vaccaro opened Cowboy and Tony’s Butt Shack BBQ West at the Green River Country Club just o ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • St. Margaret’s awarded an 'A' in hospital safety study

    SPRING VALLEY — Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:12 am
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