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  • Hall projects stable tax rate

    SPRING VALLEY — Superintendent Mike Struna presented the tentative 2016 tax levy to the board during Wednesday night’s Hall High School Board meeting.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • State still lags behind

    SPRING VALLEY — Superintendent Jim Hermes told the board during Wednesday night’s board meeting the state of Illinois is behind on its payments to Spr ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • First Lutheran’s gift to the community ...

    PRINCETON — With the holidays just a hop, skip and jump down the road, one’s gift-giving list will begin to grow — both in items to buy and money to s ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • ‘A time to gather’

    PRINCETON — Some people host Thanksgiving dinner, and others only need to make a short trip to see their families. Many of the rest are part of the bu ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Shindell performs at coffeehouse

    Singer/songwriter Richard Shindell performed Nov. 12 at the Princeton Coffeehouse at Open Prairie United Church of Christ in Princeton. Originally fro ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • Hall Food Pantry delivers Thanksgiving baskets

    It was an amazing day, and the good weather was a blessing for the hundreds of people who stood in line to receive Thanksgiving baskets at Hall Townsh ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • Optimist Club fruit pickup

    PRINCETON — Those who ordered fruit from the Princeton Optimist Club may pick it up between 3 and 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at Perry Plaza, behind the P ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • BC Farm Bureau Women’s Committee celebrates Farm-City Week

    PRINCETON — Since our earliest days as a nation, farmers have tilled the soil of this great land, feeding their families, other citizens and people ar ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • Soil temperatures still warmer than normal

    CHAMPAIGN — Soil temperatures declined through the first half of November, but still remain higher than normal, according to Jennie Atkins, Water and ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • Grand jury returns four indictments

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County grand jury returned four indictments on Nov. 9.Hailly L. Ziegler, 19, ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Hall Township caucus set for Dec. 6

    Information on the Hall Township caucus has been announced.The Democratic caucus will be Tuesday, De ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 2:25 pm
  • Christmas is for kids ...

    It’s a simple mission that includes a ton of work. It’s a simple mission that involves hundreds of ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • Only the memories remain ...

    ARLINGTON — An Arlington icon that stood on the corner of Route 89 and Main Street was torn down Sunday afternoon.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • A ‘super’ silhouette

    Dubbed the “supermoon,” November’s full moon which occurred Monday, Nov. 14, is the closest the moon has been to Earth since 1948, though it’s only 2 ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • November is Prematurity Awareness Month

    BUDA — Jessica Pogliano didn’t know she was having twins until she was halfway into her pregnancy.Th ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 9:07 am