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  • IV Democrats to meet April 28

    LASALLE — In an effort to expand its base, the DePue/Bureau County Democrats has changed the name of its organization to Illinois Valley Democrats. Th ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Man’s sentencing hearing set May 4

    SPRING VALLEY — On March 29, a Bureau County jury found Juan Flores, 40, of Spring Valley guilty of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance (heroi ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Crash in LaMoille

    Around 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, a car pulled out on LaMoille’s Main Street into the path of a car with two passengers. Although they did not collid ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:46 am
  • ‘Don’t take your organs to heaven ...’

    There’s a tiny baby who needs a heart transplant; a mother of two whose liver has deteriorated; a seasoned college professor who has little to no kidn ...
    April 25, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • Engineered for ‘Good’ integrity

    SPRING VALLEY — After 45 years in the field of engineering, Larry Good has had his hands on countless projects vital to the development of integral co ...
    April 25, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • The power of the picture

    PRINCETON — As a way to strengthen the bond between citizens of the Princeton community and their law enforcement officers, the Princeton Police Depar ...
    April 25, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • Believing in the Roaring ‘20s

    Danette Henning (left) and Ann Crosby try their hands at a game of chance Saturday, April 23, at the Believe in the Roaring Twenties event, held in th ...
    April 25, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Bureau County Republican Party officials announced

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Republican Party held its county convention on April 13 and elected the following officials for a two-year term: Eldon E ...
    April 25, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • Health department gets grant to battle heroin

    The Bureau & Putnam County Health Departments have announced they are the recipient of a 2016 Challenge Award from the National Association of County ...
    April 25, 2016 - 3:56 pm
  • All that jazz ...

    The Logan Junior High School Jazz Band teamed up for a joint concert with the Princeton Community Jazz Band on Saturday, April 23, at the Bureau Count ...
    April 25, 2016 - 3:56 pm
  • PCA will present ‘Little Women’ on Friday and Saturday

    PRINCETON — Princeton Christian Academy will present “Little Women,” a play based on the much loved novel by Louisa May Alcott, at 7 p.m. Friday, Apri ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Making industry meaningful

    OGLESBY — Education is important, but to employers experience often counts for just as much as classroom time. IVCC’s Making Industry Meaningful In Co ...
    April 25, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • Sen. Chuck Weaver hosts Spring Youth Advisory Council

    PEORIA — As the second part of an all-inclusive civics lesson, about 40 students from the 37th Senate District took part in state Sen. Chuck Weaver’s ...
    April 25, 2016 - 1:44 pm
  • Echos of artistic expression

    Echo Bluff Park hosted a family painting class on Saturday, April 23. Artists of all ages were welcome. In this photo Jan Martin gives some instructio ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • What’s your favorite May Day memory?

    "My favorite May Day memory was when the music class I was teaching learned how to do the Maypole Dance. They got all scrambled up in practice but luc ...
    April 25, 2016 - 1:43 pm