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  • Marini: 'We acted in good faith'

    SPRING VALLEY — A 40-minute closed session of the Spring Valley City Council Monday night was held to discuss how the council should proceed with a le ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Bureau County Board turns down wind farm request to bank internationally

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Board wants the owner of a wind farm in the county to bank in the U.S.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 2:16 pm
  • Agronomy Night set for Feb. 21

    OGLESBY — University of Illinois Extension invites ag producers, agri-businesses and others interested to attend “Agronomy Night” on Tuesday, Feb 21. ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:08 am
  • Living up to its name: Pass It Along

    WALNUT — The name of the popular second-hand store in Walnut is quite telling. After all, when someone donates an item to Pass It Along, the generous ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • Cameras to be allowed in area courtrooms

    Cameras will be allowed in courtrooms in the 13th Judicial Circuit that encompasses Bureau, Grundy and LaSalle counties.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • ‘Nightmare Mends Your Broken Heart’

    A haunted attraction at the Bureau County Fairgrounds was held during the weekend to honor those who wanted to get a bit frightful for Valentine’s Day ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 4:31 pm
  • On the Record (Tom Briddick)

    PRINCETON — Bureau County Assistant State’s Attorney Tom Briddick went On the Record with the Bureau County Republican to talk about his new role in c ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:28 am
  • Soil fertility seminar set for Feb. 28

    PRINCETON — Soil fertility, crop production practices and environmental stewardship will be the focus of the upcoming seminar sponsored by University ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Perry Memorial lab receives accreditation

    PRINCETON — The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Perry Memorial Hospital’s Laborator ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:09 am
  • A win for WIN

    On Jan. 29, August Hill Winery hosted the second meeting of the Women Inspired Network, a network of philanthropic women who focus on the issues, inte ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 2:54 pm
  • Pesticide safety education testing-only session set

    PRINCETON — University of Illinois Extension – Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit will offer a testing-only session and certification program for ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:35 pm
  • Chili supper was a hot time

    Chili and soup were on the menu for the Bureau County Open Door 4-H Club’s chili supper, held on Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Prin ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • A Night at the Races

    While it wasn’t the Kentucky Derby, event-goers at the Bureau Valley Sports Boosters Club annual A Night at the Races, held plenty of fun and exciteme ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 3:19 pm
  • Pouring pancakes

    There was no shortage of pancakes and sausage at the Walnut Fire Department’s pancake and sausage breakfast, held from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday. The e ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 3:29 pm
  • Governor announces more than $1 million in recreational trail grants

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner recently announced $1,019,200 in grant funding for multi-purpose recreational trail projects that will create or impro ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 4:30 pm