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  • 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
  • CERT training begins Feb. 4

    Bureau and Putnam counties will sponsor CERT training starting on Feb. 4.CERT is Community Emergency ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • Will the next American Idol be from Dixon?

    DIXON — Musician and performer Gina Venier has been performing in and around the Sauk Valley area for several years and has become a local favorite.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • SBA students begin China education

    The five St. Bede Academy students selected to study this semester in China safely arrived at Kinglee High School this week in Zhengzhou. Pictured are ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Gardening class to be held at IVCC

    OGLESBY – The University of Illinois Extension and Illinois Valley Community College will host an all-day seminar March 14 in the new Peter Miller Com ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Floodplain management course offered

    The LaSalle County Emergency Management Agency has been working along with the city of Ottawa, Sen. Sue Rezin, and Illinois Department of Natural Reso ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • IEDC, NCICG sponsor economic development webinar

    OGLESBY — “Transforming Your Elected Officials into Champions for Economic Development” is the title of the webinar to be presented from 1:30 to 3 p.m ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Grand jury returns seven indictments

    PRINCETON — The following cases were considered by the Bureau County grand jury.Karly F. Ketron, 22, ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • ‘In the blink of an eye ...’

    With every glance out the window, it is hard not to think about warmer weather and the smell of freshly-plowed dirt.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • U of I offers testing for pesticide application

    OTTAWA — University of Illinois Extension's Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit will hold a testing-only session for private pesticide applicators ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • 'How to Thrive in Today's Ag Economy'

    PRINCETON — AgriEnergy Resources will host a winter seminar, "How to Thrive in Today's Ag Economy - 10 Practical, Profitable Solutions," from 8:30 a.m ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • BV FFA sends parliamentary procedure team to contest

    MANLIUS — On Dec. 10, the Bureau Valley FFA sent a greenhand and varsity parliamentary procedure team to a contest at Orion High School. During this e ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Bureau County Soil and Water District to hold annual election

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District (BCSWCD) will hold its annual general election from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at t ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Beef cattle meeting at IVCC Jan. 21

    OGLESBY — The University of Illinois Extension will host a beef cattle meeting from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 21 at Illinois Valley Community College, located ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Nature’s masterpiece arrives in Bureau County

    Bureau County residents woke up Wednesday morning to Jack Frost’s artistic palette. With overnight temperatures plummeting, Jack Frost did his dance o ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 2:36 pm
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