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  • Sen. Weaver invites students to Youth Advisory Council

    PEORIA — High school students have a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the law-making process as part of State Sen. Chuck Weaver’s (R-Peoria ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • College Day planned for students interested in an ag career

    HENRY — The Bureau County Farm Bureau, along with Marshall-Putnam and Stark County Farm Bureaus, will host a College Open House Day for agriculture on ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • First Person — Darci Bankes

    Darci BankesTown: Princeton.Family: Husband, James; sons, Max, Mitchell, Liam and Owen.Occupation: X ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Watch for these counterfeit bills

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Police Department is investigating the use of $20 counterfeit bills being circulated in the city, as well as in Bureau Count ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Health department releases inspection scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • Ameren partners with Junior Achievement

    Ameren Illinois recently presented Junior Achievement (JA) of the Heartland with a $3,000 check to support JA’s core-mission programs offered to schoo ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:03 am
  • Seeing ‘Shadows’ of yesteryear ...

    The Shadows of the Blue and Gray Civil War re-enactment marched into City-County Park on Saturday and Sunday, giving event-goers a glimpse into the pa ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • Auction calendar

    Oct. 15 - Charles E. Bell estate, real estate, 10 a.m., at 13460 2775 North Ave., Walnut, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneers.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Prepare yourself for some frightful fun!

    It’s that time of year when we allow ourselves to be scared silly. With Halloween just a few weeks away, you’ll want to mark your calendars to attend ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 1:13 pm
  • Wyanet man dies in crash

    SHEFFIELD — Bureau County Sheriff James Reed released information on a fatal traffic accident on Illinois Route 40, about a mile north of Interstate 8 ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:22 am
  • Sixth warmest September in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN — September was the sixth warmest on record with statewide records going back to 1895. The statewide average temperature was 70.7 degrees, 4 ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • At least one fatality from accident on Route 40

    SHEFFIELD — On Tuesday afternoon, first responders were at the scene of a fatal accident involving a semi tractor-trailer and one vehicle on Route 40, ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • Starved Rock Country Alliance has plans for a new area small business development center

    As the Small Business Development Center currently housed at IVCC will be going out of business at the end of December, members of the Starved Rock Co ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 6:22 pm
  • Seeking greener pastures

    WALNUT — Walnut Public Library wants to give its patrons another place to enjoy the written word — a green space behind the library.
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 6:24 pm
  • Home Bound Healthcare owner pleads guilty

    Home Bound Healthcare Inc., with branch offices in Princeton and Peru, is still in business after its owner recently admitted in federal court to payi ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 6:23 pm