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  • Annual PROMise Dress Sale March 11

    PRINCETON — The fifth annual PROMise Dress Sale is just around the corner.The event kicks off Saturd ...
    March 3, 2017 - 4:01 pm
  • Voter registration deadline nears

    PRINCETON — Bureau County Clerk Kami Hieronymus has announced that Tuesday, March 7, is the last day to make changes to addresses or register new for ...
    March 3, 2017 - 3:57 pm
  • Public access

    MondayPrinceton City Council, 7 p.m., city hallPrinceton Park Board, 4:30 p.m., Metro CenterNew Bedf ...
    March 3, 2017 - 3:59 pm
  • Spring Valley Police urge residents to sign-up for Code Red alerts

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley residents are reminded of the following information regarding severe weather and the outdoor warning sirens.
    March 3, 2017 - 3:58 pm
  • A bill has been proposed to increase the speed limit to 60 on rural highways and 75 on interstates. Do you think this is a good idea?

    “I think they should not raise the speed limits. A lot of people don't have fast enough reflexes to react when driving that fast. You don't have time ...
    March 3, 2017 - 2:41 pm
  • Learning and growing through FFA

    Last week was National FFA Week, so I thought that this would be a perfect time to write about my involvement in my high school’s FFA chapter.
    March 3, 2017 - 2:23 pm
  • AgriEnergy Resources adds two to sales team

    PRINCETON — AgriEnergy Resources is announcing the addition of Alan Dale and Dave Visser to its sales team. They both come to AgriEnergy Resources wit ...
    March 3, 2017 - 2:23 pm
  • Ag department accepts federal specialty crop grant proposals

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) is now accepting proposals for federal specialty crop grants. The agency anticipates Illin ...
    March 3, 2017 - 2:23 pm
  • The Farm and Rural Ag Network launches

    BRADFORD — In today’s diverse agricultural environment, podcasts are a rapidly growing medium to bring connections and insights to farmers.
    March 6, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • CHS donates to Bureau County Ag in the Classroom

    CHS Annawan’s stewardship committee recently donated $5,000 to the Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation to benefit Agriculture in the Classroom. CHS I ...
    March 6, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Erin go Bragh!

    Those famous Irish words translate to the simple phrase, “Ireland Forever,” a phrase used often during St. Patrick’s Day festivities around the world.
    March 2, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Auction Calendar

    March 4 — Bob Lear and Claude Davis estates, furniture, primitives, duck decoys/prints, pocket knives, Fostoria, toys, Coca-Cola items and more, 10 a. ...
    March 2, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • SV Police investigates threat at Hall High School

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley Police were called to investigate an alleged threat at Hall High School that was apparently made by a student during the ...
    March 1, 2017 - 3:08 pm
  • Got ashes?

    PRINCETON — For some, Ash Wednesday is an intimidating, mysterious, maybe even daunting day on the church calendar. It’s the day on which we are remin ...
    March 1, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • Rice sentenced to 11 years in prison

    PRINCETON — Jeremiah P. Rice, 38, of Houston, Texas, was sentenced on Feb. 24 to 11 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after being found ...
    March 2, 2017 - 9:46 am