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  • Public, teachers speak to the BV Board

    MANLIUS — More than 30 people attended the special meeting of the Bureau Valley (BV) School Board Monday, Oct. 17, to hear the board talk about the sh ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Problems at Princeton cemeteries

    PRINCETON — The city cemeteries — Elm Lawn Memorial Park and Oakland — are in poor shape, say residents who are asking the council to increase the cem ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • The best Illinois cities for homeowners

    PRINCETON — A recent study completed by ValuePenguin, a company designed to help consumers understand financial topics by providing a free source of i ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • A knock on the door could save lives

    PRINCETON — American Red Cross chapters all over the country are on a mission to equip homes with smoke alarms to reduce the high number of fire-relat ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Freedom House to host Fall Family Fun Fest

    PRINCETON — Freedom House has planned a new community event this year to celebrate and recognize October as being National Domestic Violence Awareness ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Oktoberfest celebrated on Princeton's Main Street

    There was no shortage of Bavarian fun Saturday evening, as Princeton's Main Street was transformed into a German festival, complete with beverages, Ok ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • Does the state of Illinois have your money?

    SPRINGFIELD — A statewide digital media and newsprint advertising push begins this week to reunite $2 billion in unclaimed property with residents, Il ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • National Take Back Day is Saturday, Oct. 22

    On Saturday, Oct. 22, Community Partners Against Substance Abuse (CPASA), the Princeton Police Department, Granville Police Department, Tiskilwa Polic ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • What do you miss about farming from yesteryear?

    “Farming back then was a simpler time. Things were less complex and done at a slower pace. No one was ever in a big hurry.”
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • A live history lesson

    PRINCETON — Well over 500 spectators from all over the country and beyond gathered at City-County Park last weekend to step back in time — specificall ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • Bridging the gap

    PRINCETON — Construction of the new bridge over Big Bureau Creek west of Princeton is complete, and Backbone Road is now open to traffic.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • How's the harvest?

    OGLESBY — As combines move through the harvest, Russ Higgins, commercial agriculture educator with the University of Illinois Extension, commented on ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:46 pm
  • Get flowers ... give flowers

    PRINCETON — Flowers brighten rooms, as well as moods, and people take nearly equal pleasure in either giving or receiving them. Princeton’s Flowers by ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Optimist fruit sale

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Optimist Club is selling fruit (Texas oranges and grapefruit) as their major fundraiser of the year.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:38 pm
  • Bowling Boosters host 50/50 raffle

    SPRING VALLEY — The Hall High School Bowling Boosters Organization (HBB) is holding a 50/50 raffle to support the Hall High School bowling team. The " ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:39 pm