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  • Hall heartbreak

    The Hall High School student body tried their best to will their Lady Devils on to victory in Thursday night’s Class 2A Sectional championship game.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:24 pm
  • Getting ‘Wired for Hope’

    Therapy, conservation, friendship, conversation, the written word — those are the elements Nedda Simon of rural Princeton and Pam Horwitz of rural Tis ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 3:38 pm
  • Pre-K screenings planned in Ladd

    LADD — Ladd Community Consolidated School District 94 will conduct Pre-K screenings on Wednesday, March 15, and Tuesday, May 9, for the 2017-18 school ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 3:32 pm
  • Public access

    MondayPrinceton Park District Board, 4:30 p.m., Metro CenterCherry Village Board, 7 p.m., village ha ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • What former President of the United States was your favorite of all time?

    "My favorite president was Ronald Reagan. He meant what he said and he stood by it."John Piccatto, O ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:27 pm
  • Lunch in the Park lottery

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Chamber of Commerce will host the Lunch in the Park lottery at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Prouty Building. All busi ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 3:14 pm
  • National Ground Water Awareness Week

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Health Department and the Bureau County Farm Bureau are partnering with the National Ground Water Awareness Association ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 2:51 pm
  • Valentine’s Day royalty at Liberty Village

    Liberty Village crowned their Valentine’s Day kings and queens on Feb. 14 during a musical performance by Rich Selquist. Pictured are Wilbur and Doris ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 2:54 pm
  • Open seats on Village Board

    TISKILWA — Trustee Gene Gustafson of the Tiskilwa Village Board has resigned his position due to health reasons.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:27 pm
  • SVE rejects free meal grant

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley Elementary (SVE) has decided not to apply for the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Grant, which would have provided ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • Struna: ‘I don’t know what else is left to cut’

    SPRING VALLEY — The Hall High School Board approved a $1 million Taxable General Obligation School bond.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • Johnson sentenced to probation for cannabis possession

    Bo M. Johnson, 43, of Tacoma, Wash., was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty on Feb. 14 to the Class 4 felony of unlawful possessio ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • Grand jury returns 11 indictments

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County grand jury returned 11 indictments when it met on Feb. 10. Charles E. ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 2:01 pm
  • Spelling bee winner; It's a 'chronic' thing

    PRINCETON — The word "chronic" made Jerrey Nelson, an eighth-grader at Princeton Christian Academy (PCA), a two-time consecutive winner at the annual ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 2:46 pm
  • Midland, Centrue to merge

    Midland States Bancorp Inc. and Centrue Financial Corporation recently announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Midland wil ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 2:24 pm