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  • Wisconsin man pleads guilty to felony

    PRINCETON — A Wisconsin man entered a plea of guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 4 felony of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:25 pm
  • Rollick sentenced to jail for cannabis

    PRINCETON — A New York man entered a plea of guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 3 felony of unlawful possession of cannabis.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Street repairs discussed in Spring Valley

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley City Council on Monday authorized City Engineer Larry Good to submit a tip sheet to Illinois Department of Transport ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Bureau County questions proposed annexation

    PRINCETON — A chunk of Bureau County land that could be annexed into the city of Peru has Bureau County board members questioning possible effects it ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Tiskilwa approves tax levy

    TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Village Board on Tuesday approved a tax levy of $71,750, an increase of $830 from last year’s levy.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • ‘O Come All Ye Faithful ...’

    PRINCETON — When John Wade originally wrote “O Come All Ye Faithful,” one might wonder if he had the foresight to be thinking about the annual Christm ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Soloist Suarez sings his way home for the holidays

    Dane Suarez will perform along with Sue Gillio as soloists for the Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra on Dec. 13 at Ottawa High School.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • First Person (Jeralyn Backes)

    City: Spring Valley. Where did you grow up: Village of DePue. Family: Husband, Eric Backes; children ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Students see chemistry in action

    Carus Corporation’s annual National Chemistry Week tour hit 16 area schools this year, bringing science demonstrations to more than 2,000 students.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Linda Litherland retires from PMH

    Linda Litherland Company: Perry Memorial Hospital. Number of years of service: 42 years. List of res ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Health department releases scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • Auction calendar

    Dec. 12 – Ruth Straw Estate, farmland, 10 a.m., auction held at 10684 W. Edgewood Road (Edgewood Golf Club), Polo, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneer ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Hall receives Celebrate My Drive grant

    SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School is a recipient of the State Farm 2014 Celebrate My Drive Promotion.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Wrapping it up

    PRINCETON — The 2014 Christmas for Kids Toy Drive collection is wrapping up, as the distribution day will be this Saturday, Dec. 13.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • ‘Keep the Wreath Red’

    PRINCETON — When out and about this holiday season, many may notice various fire departments around the state sporting wreaths decorated in red lights ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 4:35 pm
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