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  • Walnut sewer project nears completion

    WALNUT — The village of Walnut’s $2 million-plus sewer improvement project is now considered to be 95 percent complete.
    July 8, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Dallas shootings

    Police officers and families all over the nation are mourning the loss of five brothers in blue following Thursday evening’s attack in Dallas — an att ...
    July 8, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Wyanet Summer Festival names reigning queens

    July 8, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • The budget stalemate and IVCC

    OGLESBY — The budget stalemate in Springfield has forced Illinois Valley Community College to anticipate a significant loss in funding for fiscal 2017 ...
    July 8, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • Free school supplies for those who qualify

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Food Pantry will hold its annual free school supply registration and distribution for qualified families for children in ...
    July 8, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Youthful actors get plenty of experience at Camp 56

    Faustina Bystry (from left), Garity Leach and Brennan Roden act out their “Lion Tamer” skit during one of their final rehearsals before their performa ...
    July 8, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • June was warm and dry in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – The statewide average temperature for June in Illinois was 74.8 degrees, which was 2.9 degrees above normal and the 14th warmest June on r ...
    July 8, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • Crop progress and conditions as of July 5

    Cool weather and rain through much of the state helped relieve some stress on the corn, soybeans and pastures. Vegetable, oat and wheat harvest were t ...
    July 8, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • Schroyer named president of St. Vincent Northeast Region

    INDIANAPOLIS — St. Vincent CEO Jonathan Nalli announced Mike “Kevin” Schroyer has been named regional president of the St. Vincent Northeast Region, w ...
    July 8, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • An avenue for your child, teenager

    How do you choose extra-curricular activities for your children? Time is precious, especially with our children. We want them to be using their time w ...
    July 8, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Cherry State Bank earns high rating

    CHERRY — BauerFinancial Inc. of Coral Gables, Fla., announces that State Bank of Cherry has once again earned its highest five-star rating.
    July 8, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • Lundeen joins First State Bank

    PRINCETON — First State Bank is announcing that Betty J. Lundeen has been named mortgage originator for Princeton and the surrounding Bureau County ma ...
    July 8, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • ‘Yes ... you can: Water bath canning, preserving practice’

    Enjoy summer produce all year long with a timely seasonal program on home canning with an opportunity to practice preserving safely. During the progra ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Extension offers Junior Chefs Program

    The University of Illinois Extension is providing cooking classes for youth in several communities this summer through the Illinois Junior Chefs Progr ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • What's happening with the railroad crossing?

    PRINCETON — Many citizens have expressed concerns about the recent work conducted on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad crossing on North Main ...
    July 7, 2016 - 11:21 am