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  • STEM Family Night features student challenges

    BUDA — Students at Bureau Valley South put their skills to the test as they competed in two different challenges during the STEM Family Night held Nov ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Island breeze blows into the Apollo

    For its preview of the new family movie, “Moana,” on Tuesday, Nov. 22, the Apollo Theater in Princeton invited hula dancers and a drummer from Barefoo ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • IVCC nominating petitions

    OGLESBY — The period for filing nomination petitions for the April Illinois Valley Community College Board of Trustees election is Dec. 12-19.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 9:59 am
  • Illinois Supreme Court to hear appeal on RICL

    The Illinois Supreme Court has decided to review the Third Appellate Court ruling that Rock Island Clean Line (RICL) does not qualify as a public util ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • First Person (Pat Hodge)

    Town: Princeton. Family: Mother, Betty; brothers, Mike and Tom; sisters, Cheryl and Kami. Occupati ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Dec. 3 - Nellie Golder, real estate, furniture and collectibles, tilt bed trailer, tools and related items, 10 a.m., 119 Breen Ave., Bradford, Tumbles ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • Andersen enters a not guilty plea

    HENNEPIN — The Standard man charged with concealment of the homicidal death of Deborah K. Dewey entered into a not guilty plea in Putnam County Court ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • Heartland of Henry named one of the best nursing homes in country

    HENRY – Heartland of Henry has again been named one of the best nursing homes in the United States by U.S. News.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • A promising report card

    PRINCETON — As usual in meetings related to anything funded by the state of Illinois, the lack of funding was a main focal point of the most recent Pr ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Shopping small, shopping local

    Local business owners have said they received great support from holiday shoppers during Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Businesses were dec ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • How does Bureau Valley measure up?

    MANLIUS — The annual data provided by the Illinois State Report Card can help school districts see where they stand compared to other area school dist ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Giving back ...

    PRINCETON — Last spring, the First Lutheran Church of Princeton sponsored River Bend’s first mobile food pantry event in Bureau County.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Cemetery foreman is all relative

    PRINCETON — After 38 years of service, Dave Webster has retired as Princeton’s cemetery foreman.Alon ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Weekend whereabouts: Images from around Bureau County

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    Nov. 28, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • SAMHSA offers grants for mental/substance abuse disorders

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is providing up to $290,000 in funding to programs in Illinois over several yea ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 9:02 am