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  • Food handler course offered

    PRINCETON — A one-day education course to meet the requirements for receiving a Food Handler Certificate will be offered in the conference room at the ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • IVCC will hold FAFSA workshops

    OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College’s Financial Aid Office will host a series of FAFSA completion workshops in January and February.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Looking for a good read

    The Princeton Public Library Friends of the Library Book Sale was held Friday and Saturday at the library. A variety of titles and genres were availab ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Rauner announces second round of appointments

    SPRINGFIELD — In a Friday press release, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced his second round of appointments involving the Department of Revenue, Environment ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • A PROMise that helps others

    PRINCETON — It’s time to pull out those dresses from the back of the closet and donate them to a good cause.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • One-on-one with Bureau County Sheriff Jim Reed

    PRINCETON — With just a little more than a month of being the Bureau County Sheriff, Jim Reed continues to adjust to his new position. Yet, already he ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 3:33 pm
  • Nicolette Winn ... and life after child abuse ...

    “To me, positive isn’t pretending that everything is always wonderful but rather acknowledging what’s happening and working through it,” said Nicolett ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Sports, news and more ...

    Members of Tiger Cub Pack 4053 spent a few moments with Bureau County Republican Sports Editor Kevin Hieronymus while touring the BCR Monday morning. ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • The blues arrives in Princeton

    Studebaker John and the Hawks entertained blues fans Saturday evening at the Prairie Arts Center in Princeton. Studebaker John Grimaldi is an acknowle ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • Better Business Bureau’s Top 10 scams of 2014

    CHICAGO — In 2014, the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois received numerous calls and emails concerning various scams, new a ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up and why? What is your current occupation?

    "I wanted to be a paleontologist because I loved to put models of dinosaurs together, and I liked to dig in the dirt. Today I work at LCN."
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Safe at school

    PRINCETON — In May of this past year, Princeton High School (PHS) received a $13,000 School Security Grant from the Illinois Emergency Management Agen ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • On the road with BPART

    PRINCETON — The Bureau Putnam Area Rural Transit (BPART) has hit a sudden growth spurt in the last couple of years.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Illinois’ new governor, Bruce Rauner

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has “hit the ground running,” according to Sen. Darin LaHood. “I think Br ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night

    Aaran Elston, a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Princeton, said after seven years of working as a mailman, he is used to being out in the ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:26 pm
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