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  • Weathering the weather

    PRINCETON — Area residents and communities are still cleaning up after severe storms hit Bureau County and the Midwest earlier this week.
    July 2, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Knee-high for Nedda! Happy Fourth of July!

    The old saying about the corn crop, “Knee-high by the Fourth of July,” was a sign that told farmers it was going to be a good crop, if the corn reache ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Storm Stories

    Mother Nature wreaks havoc Monday evening in Bureau County. ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • St. Bede Academy’s Gateway Arch returns to campus

    PERU — Members from the Class of 1964 broke ground June 28 for the new St. Bede Academy Gateway Arch. The new Gateway Arch is an initial part of the L ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • Dynegy donates $1,000 to DePue Schools

    Representatives of Hennepin Power Station, which is operated by Dynegy, presented a $1,000 check to the DePue School Board to help offset the costs of ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Safety first when it comes to fireworks

    PRINCETON — Even though many people equate the Fourth of July with fireworks, people need to remember there is no such thing as a safe firework, even ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • Park district meeting cancelled

    PRINCETON — The regular meeting of the Princeton Park District scheduled for at 4:30 p.m. Monday has been cancelled. The Princeton Park District Board ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • Ladd Village Clerk offers new hours

    LADD — Effective July 1, the Ladd Village Clerk’s office hours changed from 27 to 37 1/2 hours per week. The office will now be open from 8 a.m. to no ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Bargains galore

    Dalzell Fire Department firefighters (from left) Alex McCloskey, Rick Brown and Aaron Curtin stand ready to help shoppers sort through tables filled w ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • First Person (Thelma Beall)

    City: Wyanet. Where did you grow up: Rural Stark County. Family: Husband, Jim (deceased); five siste ...
    July 2, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Larry Klein Memory Ride and Benefit set for Aug. 16 in Henry

    HENRY — The second annual Larry Klein Memory Ride and Benefit for Living Works will be Aug. 16 in Henry.
    July 2, 2014 - 1:52 pm
  • Photos from you — Laurie Bitting

    Laurie Bitting submitted this photo of here three children, Tori, Becca and Kurt, in front of her father’s cornfield, south of Buda. Kurt is 5 feet, 7 ...
    July 2, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Summer solstice hits Princeton

    Princeton Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kim Frey (left) helps some Summer Solstice participants sign in on Friday night during Princeton's fu ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • Summer camp international

    PERU — St. Bede Academy is currently hosting 14 young students from Mexico, who are here to experience American culture first-hand and get a better gr ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Police have leads on child abduction

    WALNUT — The investigation continues into an attempted child abduction June 12 in Walnut.On Thursday ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:40 pm
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