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  • Farm Bureau sponsoring Ag Olympics at 4-H Fair

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau is sponsoring an Ag Olympics to be held during this year’s 4-H Fair. The Ag Olympics will begin at 3 p.m. Ju ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Dollars and sense

    Year after year, in bull and bear markets, investors make some all-too-common blunders. They have been written about, talked about and critiqued at so ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • Celebrating cancer survivors

    Area residents show up Tuesday evening at the LaMoille Fire Station to show their support for cancer survivors represented by a pink fire truck travel ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • County makes wind farm decision

    PRINCETON — After several months of consideration, the Bureau County Board has made its decision on how to handle decommissioning funds for the Big Sk ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Sewer problems continue in Wyanet

    WYANET — Wyanet resident Jean Fox is concerned about sewer backup in several basements on North Street, including hers, during recent storms.
    July 9, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Zydeco wows crowd in Princeton

    Zydeco music artist Terrance Simien and his Zydeco Experience Band perform Sunday afternoon in a downtown street party in Princeton, while party-goers ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Share Your History

    WYANET — On Sunday, July 20, representatives of the Bureau County Historical Society (BCHS) will be at the Wyanet Historical Society, 320 E. Second St ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • ‘The soul of our community’

    The historian Howard Zinn, author of the “People’s History of the United States.” once wrote: “History cannot provide confirmation that something bett ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Business owner expresses concerns about SV’s LED sign ordinance

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley business owner John French, accompanied with his attorney Julie Ajster, both spoke at the Spring Valley City Council mee ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Delinquent properties to be sold

    PRINCETON — Bureau County, as trustee, has completed its tax deed proceedings on real estate properties that were delinquent for 2010 and prior real e ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • A perfect day for a swim

    Area youngsters take a recent plunge at the Alexander Park outdoor swimming pool in Princeton. In spite of the summer’s occasional cooler temperatures ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Tiskilwa names Citizen of Year

    TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Village Board voted 3-1 to name Dave Forristall as Citizen of the Year at its meeting Tuesday night.
    July 11, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • First Person (Sharon Sweger)

    City: Princeton. Where did you grow up: Baltimore, Md. Family: Husband and two daughters. Pets: None ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Francee Wolf Memorial Day events announced

    SPRING VALLEY — The 20th anniversary Francee Wolf Memorial Day will be Saturday at Kirby Park’s south shelter in Spring Valley.
    July 9, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Chestnut Street Inn earns award

    SHEFFIELD — Chestnut Street Inn in Sheffield has received a certificate of excellence award from TripAdvisor.
    July 9, 2014 - 2:55 pm
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