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  • Extension offers beekeeping webinar

    HENRY — University of Illinois Extension Marshall-Putnam counties will again host the next in the series of the Four Seasons gardening webinars. Join ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Illinois shrinks while the nation grows

    Does it seem like there’s been fewer people when you’ve gone to the mall or eaten at a restaurant lately? It turns out, it’s not just your imagination ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Pancakes, sausage and more ...

    Bill Politsch (from left), Al Taylor and Chuck Hanson serve up some great eats at the St. Louis Catholic Church Knights of Columbus all-you-can-eat pa ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • On the radio at the Bureau County Jail

    PRINCETON — Construction began Monday to upgrade the radio room in the Bureau County Jail with a $150,000 grant.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Hundreds helped in 2014

    SPRING VALLEY — Members of the Hall Township Food Pantry Board recently sat down to review their 2014 statistics.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Hancks are Easter Seal ambassador family

    SPRING VALLEY — The Hanck Family of Spring Valley has been chosen to be the 2015 ambassador family for the Easter Seals of LaSalle and Bureau counties ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Caffarini appointed acting Bureau County State’s Attorney

    PRINCETON — According to an administrative order from Chief Judge H. Chris Ryan Jr. of the 13th Judicial Circuit Court, Geno J. Caffarini was appointe ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Bureau County Farm Bureau — Looking Forward to the Future

    The Bureau County Farm Bureau will celebrate its 100th annual meeting on Jan. 29.Throughout the past ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • How can you be energy efficient?

    DEPUE — DePue seventh-graders took a break from the usual classroom instruction last Thursday, and instead, heard an interesting presentation from an ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Who is your pick for the Super Bowl and why?

    "I believe the Seattle Seahawks will win the Super Bowl because they are the better team."Hayden Wel ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 2:13 pm
  • ‘The life machine’

    DEPUE — A Georgia native attended Wednesday evening’s DePue CAG (Citizens Advisory Group) meeting to introduce a tool he’s created that could help bri ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • Dear Soldier mailboxes abound

    Bureau County Republican Staff Writer Zita Henneberry is surrounded by a mountain of boxes being distributed throughout Bureau and Putnam counties for ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • PHS sets 2015 graduation date

    PRINCETON — The Princeton High School (PHS) Board and administration have set the 2015 graduation date and time for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Princeton reviews bids, bridge and budget process

    PRINCETON — The Princeton City Council conducted a wide range of business transactions at their Monday night meeting including discussion on the Epper ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Hall looks at attendance issue

    SPRING VALLEY — Attendance continues to be a problem for students at Hall High School. The administrative staff continues to look for ways to combat t ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:09 pm
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