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  • Signs under fire in Princeton

    PRINCETON — Business owners with feather flags in front of their business will have to remove them if the Princeton Plan Commission approves a propose ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Homestead Parade winners announced

    Parade winners for the 2016 Homestead Festival have been announced.Owen Lovejoy Memorial Trophy (mos ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Children’s tractor pull winners announced

    Winners in the children’s tractor pull at the Homestead Festival have been announced:5 years old and ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Homestead window display winners announced

    Winners in the 2016 Homestead Festival window display contest have been announced:Commercial — Desig ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 8:59 am
  • What events would you like to see added to Homestead for next year?

    “There is so much to do at Homestead already! I absolutely loved the concert on Thursday night that was added this year and also the beer garden that ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Rezin is keynote speaker for Women of Distinction awards luncheon

    Illinois State Sen. Sue Rezin has served in her state office seat since 2010. She represents all or parts of Bureau, Grundy, LaSalle, Kendall, Livings ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • The dollars and cents of Homestead

    PRINCETON — The Homestead Festival parade is expected to attract more than 7,000 visitors Saturday, and the weekend’s big ticket item takes extensive ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Announcing the 2016 Women of Distinction

    After much deliberation by the judges ... and many miles traveled to notify the winners, Illinois Valley Living magazine and the Bureau County Republi ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • Homestead Festival parade line up

    The Homestead Festival parade is set to step-off at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, on North Main Street. The parade route will follow Main Street to
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • Auction calendar

    Sept. 8 - Charles R. Doty estate, real estate, 6 p.m., at 22307 2060 North Ave., Princeton, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneers.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 4:42 pm
  • Two seats open on Princeton Park Board

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Park District Board has two seats up for grabs in the upcoming April 4 election.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 4:43 pm
  • IVAC Business Breakfast

    PERU — The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development (IVAC) will hold its business breakfast seminar at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, S ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 4:35 pm
  • Conserve Illinois: Managing nutrients leads to better yields, cleaner water

    Nutrients can help or harm, either leading to bountiful harvests or contributing to water quality issues.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Agreeing to disagree?

    PRINCETON — It's come down to Princeton City Council agreeing to disagree on whether or not tourism funds can be used for Main Street improvements.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • What are you most looking forward to this Homestead Festival?

    "I am looking forward to the parade and eating a pork chop."Debbie Basil, Ohio"I am looking forward ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 6:25 pm