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  • Fall begins Sept. 22. What do you most like about the season?

    “I enjoy the colors and weather of the fall season.”Nancy Debord, Princeton“In the fall season I lov ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Community Shred Day set for Oct. 1

    PRINCETON — Heartland Bank and Trust Company will host a Community Shred Day from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. This free event will be held at the ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 8:01 am
  • Spratt: 'It's a very ugly story'

    PRINCETON — With questions looming of where it will be next year, Bureau County United Way (BCUW) kicked off its 2016-17 campaign Monday morning.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 4:24 pm
  • Celebrating National Senior Center Month

    PRINCETON — The room is inviting, and it feels as if you’re entering the home of a friend. There is an aroma of freshly-cooked meal lingering in the a ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 7:59 am
  • Clean Line files appeal

    CHICAGO — Clean Line Energy has filed an appeal of a recent court decision that denied construction of its planned Rock Island Clean Line project in I ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • Kinzinger’s staff to hold traveling office hours

    DEPUE — Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) will hold traveling office hours from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the DePue Village Hall, 111 W ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • Grand jury returns indictments

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County grand jury returned eight indictments on Sept. 9. • Dakota Kubiak, 21 ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 8:02 am
  • PHS’ homecoming hoopla

    Princeton High School has been celebrating its homecoming all week long. On Thursday evening, a small parade was held that traveled north on Main Stre ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:14 pm
  • GFWC celebrates 125 years of community service

    In 1891 a call was put in the newspaper that read: “The women of Princeton, who are interested in the cause of temperance, are earnestly requested to ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:15 pm
  • Local groups benefit from $100K donation

    PRINCETON — A $100,000 gift will benefit 118 groups – including five Bureau/Putnam county groups dedicated to the Illinois agriculture and rural commu ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Combining forces

    PRINCETON — All 911 call taking and dispatching in Bureau County will soon be accomplished under one roof.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:28 pm
  • Lunch set to honor police officers

    PRINCETON — It's a dangerous job with irregular hours, low pay and a lot of public scrutiny.As a way ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • Commission OKs permits for Princeton Tire

    PRINCETON -- Special use permits to allow Princeton Tire to expand its services were approved Tuesday night at the Princeton Plan Commission meeting a ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Homeowners, commission oppose storage building

    PRINCETON -- Many homeowners voiced their opposition to a 21-unit self-storage building in Princeton at the Princeton Plan Commission meeting on Sept. ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Hydrant flushing

    WYANET — The flushing of hydrants in the village of Wyanet will begin Monday, Sept. 26, and continue until all hydrants are done. Residents may experi ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:38 pm