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  • Walnut moves forward on street repairs

    WALNUT— The Walnut Village Board is moving forward with the bid process for street improvements.At i ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:35 pm
  • First Person (Deana Petty,

    Family: Pettys, Greens Occupation: Disabled nurse What was your first job: McDonald’s What is you ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Fifth warmest November and second warmest fall in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN — November 2016 was the fifth warmest November on record for Illinois, according to Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel, Illinois State W ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:35 pm
  • Conquering the great divide

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series on the music programs at Princeton High School. The second installment will run in the Dec. 10 ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Public access

    THURSDAYPrinceton Revitalization Committee, 7 p.m., Ace Distribution CenterMONDAYDePue Village Board ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Anderson will continue to lead county board

    PRINCETON — Bureau County Board unanimously elected Dale Anderson to serve as board chairman once again.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Run for a Claus

    PRINCETON — Runners in Santa hats will fill the streets this Saturday, Dec. 10, during Bureau County United Way’s (BCUW) first annual Run for a Claus ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • Hall Township Food Pantry’s 12 wishes of Christmas

    SPRING VALLEY — Christmas distribution hasn’t even arrived at Hall Township Food Pantry, and the shelves are showing bare spots. One can only imagine ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Stray animals benefit from IVCC Holiday Craft Fair

    IVCC employees voted this year to donate the proceeds from their ninth annual Holiday Craft Fair to local animal shelters, including Illinois Valley A ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Weekend whereabouts

    Images from around Bureau County during last weekend's events ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 3:19 pm
  • Casey’s General Store opens Thursday

    PRINCETON — The grand opening is this Thursday for the Casey’s General Store, located at the intersection of Ace Road and North Main Street in Princet ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:32 am
  • Walmart truck drivers raise $2,639.60 for L-P

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Walmart transportation office has chosen LaSalle-Peru Township High School (LPHS) to receive a $2,639.60 donation as ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Heartland donates to United Way

    Heartland Bank and Trust employees raised $4,069.80 through payroll deductions for Bureau County United Way’s (BCUW) annual campaign. Pictured are Fra ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • Skating past the parks: City embraces ice rinks after Park District declines

    PRINCETON — Ice skating is one of the most popular outdoor activities of winter. All that's needed is a pair of skates and a nicely sized patch of ice ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • Princeton reactivates its Historic Preservation Commission

    PRINCETON — Princeton is reactivating its Historic Preservation Commission, however not all City Council members are on board with the decision.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:33 am