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  • Health department releases inspection scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • Preliminary plans for Princeton's streetscape improvements being displayed

    PRINCETON —áSketches of the vision for streetscape improvements from Interstate 80 to the courthouse square were shared Wednesday night with the Princ ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:34 pm
  • Kleist pleads guilty to Class 3 felony

    PRINCETON — Kameron Q. Kleist, 22, formerly of Princeton, pleaded guilty on Jan. 31 to the Class 3 felony of failure to register as a sex offender,
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:44 pm
  • Princeton man sentenced for domestic battery

    PRINCETON — Allen M. Hauck, 33, of Princeton was sentenced on Jan. 30 to one year in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to t ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 1:17 pm
  • Cambridge man sentenced to prison

    PRINCETON — Jack R. Capps, 38, of Cambridge was sentenced on Jan. 31 to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 1:18 pm
  • Shofner’s Whitetail Challenge to host concealed carry class

    HENRY — Shofner’s Whitetail Challenge will host a concealed carry certification class. The first scheduled day of class will be Saturday, March 4, at ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Auction Calendar

    Feb. 11 — James Graff estate, Bob Lear estate and others, antique and modern furniture, historic Princeton, Ill., photo collection, antique clocks, la ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • A day of love

    Valentine’s Day is Thursday, Feb. 14 — a day known for expressing one’s love to those they hold most dear.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Free special education training announced

    LASALLE — The Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living will host a free special education workshop, “Incorporating Structured Teaching at Home," ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 4:28 pm
  • Over the moon

    On Sunday night, just before all the traces of daylight had slipped below the horizon, this shot of the moon was crystal clear — just before the bigge ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • A stitch in time

    This is a story that started over 60 years ago in the tiny town of Hennepin. Itábegan before the steel mill came to town. Itábegan before there was a ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • On the Record (Tim Smith)

    What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to become a teacher from the time I was in secon ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • One for the record books

    PRINCETON — January made its way into the weather record books for being one of the least snowiest in Bureau County history.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 4:27 pm
  • First Person (Chelsey Lind)

    Family: Parents, Pam and Den; daughter, Alison (AJ). Occupation: Preschool teacher at T.C.O.C. Head ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • Students learn engineering concepts through competition

    NEPONSET — Martin Engineering of Neponset, one of Central Illinois’ largest multinational employers, has sponsored two FIRST LEGO League teams from Ne ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 9:50 am