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  • Long charged with retail theft

    OTTAWA — Patricia Long, the wife of newly-seated Illinois State Rep. Jerry Long, has been charged with retail theft, a criminal misdemeanor, after she ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 4:48 pm
  • ISP reports results of RSC

    LASALLE — Illinois State Police (ISP) District 17 announced results of a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) held in LaSalle County from late night Friday, Ja ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 9:05 am
  • First Person (Irma Ruiz)

    Family: Husband, Ruben, and two daughters and two sons. Occupation: Preschool teacher assistant at ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 3:28 pm
  • Carus names new vice president

    PERU — Carus Group Inc. is announcing Richard Kuehler has joined the company as vice president of global operations.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 3:12 pm
  • Illinois Valley SHRM elects board of directors

    PERU — Illinois Valley SHRM, a local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, recently elected its board of directors for the 2017-18 ter ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 3:13 pm
  • SV’s Big House: Demolished

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley City Bank plans to remove the structure known as the Big House from the lot located at 318 N. Cornelia St., Spring Valle ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 4:37 pm
  • Travel Connections wins Golden Apple Award

    PERU — Peru travel agency, Travel Connections, 1120 Peoria St., has been awarded the prestigious Golden Apple Award from tour operator Apple Vacations ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Ohio man shot in DePue tavern

    DEPUE — Bureau County Sheriff James Reed issued a press release regarding a burglary/shooting in DePue.
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Princeton hears from Landmarks Illinois

    PRINCETON — Frank Butterfield, director of the Springfield office of Landmarks Illinois, a statewide historic preservation program, told Princeton tha ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:20 pm
  • Nerf Nights

    Dozens of children are regularly attending the Bureau County Metro Center’s Nerf Nights; the events will be held each Friday evening until Feb. 10. Ch ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:23 pm
  • The ride of a lifetime

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — When you think about the inaugural parade, held after a president of the United States takes the oath of office, your mind probably ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 1:43 pm
  • BV Board hears report from first robotics league

    MANLIUS — Bureau Valley North’s (BVN) first junior high robotics league was formed this past fall.Th ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:20 pm
  • Bureau County Farm Bureau holds 102nd annual meeting

    PRINCETON — Bureau County Farm Bureau (BCFB) is celebrating a record breaking year after being honored by numerous statewide awards it received.
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:22 pm
  • Tri-DENT arrests two on cannabis charges

    On Jan. 24, at about 12:49 p.m., Tri-DENT Agents conducted a traffic stop on a 2007 Dodge Minivan with Michigan registration for traffic violations on ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:21 pm
  • Training that could save your life

    The Northern Bureau County Fire Association held training exercisers on Jan. 21 at the Ladd Fire Department. Participating in the training exercise we ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:24 pm