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  • Wanted Kentucky man takes police on a high-speed chase

    PRINCETON — A Kentucky man wanted on out-of-state felony warrants was the target of a high-speed police chase Tuesday afternoon that began in Tiskilwa ...
    UPDATED: March 29, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Auction calendar

    March 30 - Larry L. Johnson estate, tractors, combine, semi, machinery and equipment, 9:30 a.m., near 1017 N. 25th Road, Oglesby, Rediger Auction Serv ...
    March 29, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Trump wants to cut Amtrak's long-distance routes

    PRINCETON — President Donald Trump's proposed 13-percent cut in funds for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s budget would eliminate Amtrak’s long ...
    March 28, 2017 - 4:39 pm
  • Rockin' the Runway

    Upwards of 250 people attended the inaugural Rockin’ the Runway event Friday night, a fundraiser for the Flags of Freedom in Princeton. A host of acti ...
    March 28, 2017 - 4:39 pm
  • Have fun! No foolin'

    PRINCETON — While one can plan on lots of food and fun, the Princeton Rotary Club promises no April Fool’s tricks during its annual auction set for th ...
    March 29, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • On the Record (Kirk Haring)

    Princeton High School Superintendent Kirk Haring went On the Record with the Bureau County Republican, talking about his position at PHS and more.
    March 28, 2017 - 3:47 pm
  • Spring Valley to join mutual aid response organization

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley City Council learned at Monday night’s meeting several public works employees went to Naplate to help in the aftermath o ...
    March 28, 2017 - 4:40 pm
  • First Person (Sarah Cook)

    Family: One son, 16, and one daughter, 12 Occupation: Secretary What was your first job? I was an ...
    March 28, 2017 - 3:48 pm
  • State owes PES more than $930,000

    PRINCETON — The financial pressure on the Princeton Elementary School (PES) District, like every other school district in the state, is continuing to ...
    March 28, 2017 - 4:40 pm
  • Six vying for two seats on Princeton Park District Board

    Editor’s note: The Bureau County Republican asked Princeton Park Board candidates to fill out the following questionnaires. Following are their respon ...
    March 28, 2017 - 4:41 pm
  • ‘Cotton Patch Gospel’

    Phillip Kaufmann performs a one-man musical production of the “Cotton Patch Gospel,” held Saturday at Harkrader Hall at St. Louis Church in Princeton. ...
    March 28, 2017 - 2:55 pm
  • 18th annual Princeton Founder’s Patrol Breakfast a success

    PEORIA — Eighty people attended the 18th annual Princeton Founder’s Patrol Breakfast. More than $20,000 was raised and goes toward Boy Scout programs ...
    March 28, 2017 - 2:40 pm
  • Placemat winners announced

    The winners of the third annual Placemat Design Contest for the National Ag Week’s Salute to Ag Breakfast have been announced.
    March 28, 2017 - 2:54 pm
  • Where there’s smoke ... there’s maintenance

    PRINCETON — If you happened to see some brown smoke coming from the chimneys at the Princeton Power Plant on North Main Street, that’s a good thing. P ...
    March 28, 2017 - 4:42 pm
  • Five running for two seats on the Princeton City Council

    Editor’s note: The Bureau County Republican asked Princeton City Council candidates to fill out and submit the following questionnaires.
    March 24, 2017 - 4:52 pm