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  • First medallion hunt clue released

    PRINCETON — Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt begins Saturday, Aug. 27.This is the 29th year for ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 6:03 pm
  • Fast rides and fun times at the BC Fair

    The annual Bureau County Fair kicked off Wednesday, Aug. 24, much to the delight of the children in the county who had mile-wide smiles and delighted ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Leaking roof fixed at LaMoille H.S.

    LAMOILLE — A leaking gym roof at LaMoille High School was discussed by the LaMoille Community Unit School Board on Thursday, Aug. 18.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • Tentative PES budget approved

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Elementary School District Board gave preliminary approval Monday to a budget that projects about $13.3 million in revenue, ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • From the cattle barn to the world

    There is way more to showing cattle than what meets the eye. Yes, of course, you have your typical cattle show, but there is way more to it. In fact, ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Program connects U.S. soybean farmers to breadth of industry

    ST. LOUIS – The U.S. soybean industry is a multi-faceted, global business, and 10 U.S. soybean farmers just got a closer look at how their soy checkof ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Bureau County farmer directs donation to local 4-H club

    PRINCETON — Bureau County 4-H Club, Manlius Boys and Girls, has received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the M ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Fall tree and fish sale announced

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its annual fall tree and fish sales.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • ALPLM acquires papers of ‘Spoon River’ poet

    SPRINGFIELD – The Edgar Lee Masters Home and Museum has given the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) a trove of documents, manusc ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:38 pm
  • Nominations open for inaugural Illinois Job Honor Awards

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Job Honor Awards is accepting nominations for its first annual awards event, to be conducted Nov. 30, in Lisle. The awards ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • State announces Sept. 1 start of low income energy assistance program enrollment

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s Office of Energy Assistance has announced the Low Income Home Energy Assi ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • Back in black

    SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School will be back in the black — there’s no more red bleeding out of the budget.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • Ladd woman missing

    LADD — A Ladd woman has been reported missing from her home since Tuesday. Ladd Police Department, ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • PHS Booster Club taking complaints to the school board

    PRINCETON — Princeton Tigers Athletic Booster Club board members, citing ongoing tensions with high school staff, will meet in closed session with the ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Aug. 26 – Joe and Janelle McCarter, real estate, 4 p.m., Lot 14 Ridgefield Road, Deer Run North, Princeton, Tumbleson Auction Co., auctioneers.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:01 pm