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  • USDA to release new long-term agricultural projections

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its 10-year agricultural projections Wednesday, Feb. 11.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • The Valentine’s Day hustle

    PRINCETON — The busiest holiday of the year approaches for the local flower and gift shops. This Saturday, Feb. 14, is sure to be one filled with love ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Current drug trends astound parents

    WALNUT — The crowd listened intently as Princeton Police Chief Tom Root gave his Community Partners Against Substance Abuse (CPASA) presentation at Bu ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Commission OKs senior development

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Plan Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals unanimously approved a senior housing development at its meeting Tuesday, Feb. 10.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Humpty Dumpty turns 30

    Tuesday, Feb. 10, was the 30th anniversary of the Humpty Dumpty Preschool in Malden. Students got to decorate sugar cookies and created crafts.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • County hears about new communication system

    PRINCETON — An ad hoc committee, appointed by Bureau County Board Chairman Dale Anderson, has been researching a new communications system for first r ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Helping those in need

    Centrue Bank of Princeton presented a $1,000 check to Tabitha’s Hands recently. Those pictured include Mike Smith (left to right), Cindy Davidson, Mar ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • Hill Road Financial acquires Citizens First State Bank of Walnut

    WALNUT — The board of directors of Citizens Bancshares Inc. and Hill Road Financial Holdings LLC announced on Wednesday Hill Road Financial Holdings w ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • Plan Commission approves crematorium

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Plan Commission approved at its meeting Tuesday, Feb. 10 a zoning amendment and special use petition for a crematorium to be ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Collecting maple syrup in Tiskilwa

    TISKILWA — Tiskilwa Village Board members approved at their meeting Tuesday, Feb. 10 to allow John Sims, village resident, to tap a sugar maple tree l ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • St. Louis assists Gateway

    The fourth- and fifth-grade classes at St. Louis Catholic School in Princeton completed a service project for Gateway’s Developmental Training Program ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Langue presents quilting program

    Valerie Langue of the Quilt Merchant in Winfield presented a program, Trunk Show, to the Covered Bridge Quilters Guild at its Friday, Feb. 6, meeting. ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Beware of flooding scams

    CHICAGO — Recent warmer temperatures and the resulting snow melt and rain may create flooding emergencies for homeowners. These problems can also brin ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Village employees get raises

    WYANET — The village of Wyanet employees will be receiving a 7 percent raise.During closed session, ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Food handling class being offered

    PRINCETON — The Bureau and Putnam County Health Department will host an eight-hour Food Service Sanitation Managers Certificate Class from 8 a.m. to 5 ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 1:59 pm
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