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  • Peoria woman dies in crash

    BUREAU — A Peoria woman died in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Route 29 near Kentville Road, south of Bureau, in the morning hours of Monday, Feb. ...
    NEW: Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:40 am
  • Weathering the weather ...

    PRINCETON — Although many reports have indicated a cold winter is right around the corner, Bob Byrne begs to differ.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • Studying the bug

    If you have a winter vacation planned for a warm-climate destination, be sure to bring some mosquito repellent. The ornery insects are carrying around ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • A heartfelt approach ...

    When you take your sweetheart out this coming Valentine’s Day — and every chance you get, if you’re wise — be sure to eat all the veggies on your dinn ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Breaking your heart

    Nightmare at the Fairgrounds hosted a special Valentine’s Day-themed event named “Nightmare Mends Your Broken Heart” this past weekend at the Bureau C ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:50 pm
  • Tools for the pupils

    PRINCETON — According to the Lions International monthly magazine, the Lions Club has been collecting and handing out new and used eyeglasses to those ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • Ladd library will host ‘Rules of the Road’ course

    LADD — The Ladd Public Library will host the “Illinois Rules of the Road” course from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 11. There is no charge to attend.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Illinois’ family-friendly communities

    With many parents vowing to spend more time with their children every year, and Illinois offering plenty of incentives for families — a large economy, ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:25 am
  • Bowling achievements ... for Junior Achievement

    Area community members and businesses put on their bowling shoes Saturday, Feb. 6, to participate in the annual Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon, held a ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:50 pm
  • Enterprise zone applications

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Commerce announced it has received 18 applications for the second round of enterprise zone designations. Appl ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:25 am
  • North Carolina man charged with drug felony

    On Thursday, Feb. 4, TRIDENT Drug Task Force agents conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Mile Post 66 in Bureau County on a vehicle driven b ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:26 am
  • Valentine’s Day 2016: Feb. 14

    Expressing one’s love to another is a celebrated custom on Valentine’s Day. Sweethearts and family m ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Do you think Valentine’s Day is as important now as in the past? Why?

    "No, Valentine's Day is not as important because it's overly commercialized."Charmaine Hansen, Princ ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:28 pm
  • Princeton Elementary kindergarten registration

    PRINCETON — Princeton Elementary will have kindergarten registration for those children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 on Tuesday, Feb. ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:27 am
  • Keeping the fun in faith

    PRINCETON — Catholic Schools Week has been celebrated since 1974, and for St. Louis Catholic School Principal Richard Koehler, it's all about allowing ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:19 pm
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