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  • Girls Night Out event to benefit PAC

    PRINCETON — Tickets are now on sale for the Girls Night Out event scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Prairie Arts Center, 24 Park Ave. Eas ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:44 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 ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Princeton gives away LED bulbs, thermostats

    PRINCETON — The city of Princeton Electric Department will give three LED light bulbs or a programmable thermostat away to any residential customer se ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • What’s brewing at the Princeton Park District?

    PRINCETON — An invitation to attend the Saturday, Feb. 21, Bureau County Metro Center’s Brew Ha-Ha Fundraiser was extended to all Princeton Park Distr ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Walnut OKs amendment to snow plan

    WALNUT — The Walnut Village Board has approved an amendment to its Snow Emergency Plan. The board met Tuesday, Feb. 17.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • First Person (Jessica Carlson)

    City: Malden. Where did you grow up: Malden. Family: Parents – Colleen and Mike Carlson. Pets: Fish ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Voice of the People

    "Ronald Reagan for two reasons. The first because he had his growing up years in Illinois, and the second because of how he handled the turnaround goi ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • Auction Calendar Feb. 21-March 17

    Feb. 21 – Bob and Kay Hurdis estate, Bill Etheridge estate, Joan Eckhardt and others, lawnmowers, trailer, tools, furniture, Longaberger, costume jewe ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:52 am
  • Chicken dinner benefits Hennepin Fire and Rescue

    Quentin Buffington (left) and Hennepin Fire Chief Daryel Petersen of the Hennepin Fire and Rescue Department work on ordering for the group’s eighth a ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Fire destroys Princeton home

    PRINCETON — A Saturday, Feb. 14, fire destroyed a Princeton home; the fire is under investigation by the Princeton Fire Department and the Illinois St ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • More land for Dixon Refuge

    HENNEPIN — The borders of the Dixon Waterfowl Refuge are inching their way south on Route 26. The Wetlands Initiative recently acquired 417 acres of l ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • County libraries receive grants

    PRINCETON — Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White recently distributed a total of $15.2 million to 635 public libraries throughout the st ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • Piecing together the area’s quilters

    PRINCETON — The Covered Bridge Quilters Guild Bi-Annual Show is just around the corner. Mark the cal ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • PAC Members Only exhibit set for March

    PRINCETON — The Prairie Arts Council will sponsor a Members Only Art Exhibit during the month of March in the gallery of the Prairie Arts Center in Pr ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Bullying in Illinois

    PRINCETON — Illinois has been found to be the seventh worst state at controlling bullying in high schools.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:37 pm
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