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  • For my birthday, I want ... donations?

    PRINCETON — As many children spend the weeks leading up to their birthday writing out a list of gifts they hope to receive on their special day, the s ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • LaMoille looks at programs

    LAMOILLE — The LaMoille School Board heard reports on a variety of programs being utilized in the LaMoille School District from Principal Chawn Huffak ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:52 pm
  • The price of the feast ...

    PRINCETON — With food prices on the rise year-after-year, most shoppers won’t be surprised to know the average cost of this year’s Thanksgiving dinner ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:52 pm
  • Mother Nature delivers a wintry blast

    The Bureau County Republican appreciates your weather-related photos. Send them along with your daytime phone number to
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:52 pm
  • Christmas Open House draws children, Santa ... and snow

    Despite snowy weather, the lighting of the Princeton Christmas tree in Veterans Park was a popular activity to kick off the city’s annual Christmas Op ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:03 am
  • Holiday schedule in Ladd

    LADD — The Ladd Village Clerk’s Office and Public Works Department will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • A safe shopping guide

    CHICAGO — Attorney General Lisa Madigan released her annual Safe Shopping Guide highlighting hazardous toys, children’s products and household items t ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • A little taste of Germany at Christkindl Markt

    Lily Keutzer (from left) Morgan Forristall and Caroline Keutzer work on gingerbread houses — one of the fun-filled activities held at the Christkindl ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:04 am
  • City clerk’s office to be closed

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley City Clerk Becky Hansen has announced her office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, for Thanksgiving ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • What is your favorite thanksgiving memory?

    “My favorite Thanksgiving memory is eating my mom’s oyster dressing.”Barb Schiff, Princeton“My favor ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • From the public ... from the board

    Editor’s note: This is the second story in a two-part series on a special meeting held by the Bureau Valley School Board.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Filing period for primary election to begin

    PRINCETON — Bureau County’s filing period for the March 15, 2016, primary election will begin Monday, Nov. 23, and end Monday, Nov. 30.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 4:41 pm
  • LaMoille goes after bonds

    LAMOILLE — The LaMoille Community Unit School Board discussed the Qualified Zone Academy Bond Thursday, Nov. 19, both in a public hearing before the r ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Ready or not, here comes Old Man Winter

    Time's up Bureau County; residents will be huddled and bundled this weekend as cold temperatures arrive with a promise of snow. The U.S. National Weat ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Feasting on friendship and fellowship ... turkey and more

    PRINCETON — For the past 15 years, those in Princeton with no money, or no family, or perhaps no where to else to go on Thanksgiving have found welcom ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 4:40 pm
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