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  • Keeping controlled burns under control

    Bureau County firefighters have been extra busy this time of year with brush, grass and field fires.
    April 3, 2015 - 1:28 pm
  • Palms, crosses ... Easter

    Last Sunday, the nation celebrated Palm Sunday, an occasion for reflecting on the final week of Jesus’ life — a time for reflection of the agony of pa ...
    April 3, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • Carus celebrates 100 years

    The Carus Group of LaSalle recently held an event at the Hegeler-Carus Mansion to kick-off the company’s 100-year anniversary. This is the first of mo ...
    April 3, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Corn farmers invited to town hall meetings

    Corn farmers, who lost millions of dollars in 2013 and 2014 as the market for corn dropped significantly across the United States because of a ban on ...
    April 3, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • Granville Library presents Alzheimer’s program

    GRANVILLE — There’s no cure, and it doesn’t discriminate. It’s the No. 6 cause of death in the United States, and we still know very little about it. ...
    April 3, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • United Way applications being accepted

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County United Way is now accepting applications for 2016 funding. Applicants must be a 501c3 not-for-profit organization.
    April 3, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • NCICG sets meeting on flood insurance program

    PERU — As part of updating the region’s multi-jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan (NHMP), North Central Illinois Council of Governments (NCI ...
    April 3, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • Inventive LCN donation made to Bureau County United Way

    Princeton LCN staff donated to put together department prize baskets which were then raffled off to a few lucky winners. Proceeds from the raffle coll ...
    April 3, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • PHS FFA competes in livestock contest

    Princeton High School FFA members (front row, from left) Connor Rabe, Luke Schultz, Malena Wheeler, McKenzie Cain, Hailey Hilmes, Shelby Schaudt and J ...
    April 3, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • Schoff, Stamberger earn national stewardship honor

    James Schoff, Schoff Farms and Malcom Stambaugh, crop specialist with Ag View FS, both of Walnut, have been named 4R Advocates by the Fertilizer Insti ...
    April 3, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • BV FFA receives contribution

    MANLIUS — The Informed Farmers Coalition, representing dozens of farm and rural living families in northern Bureau County and southern Lee County, are ...
    April 3, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • PHS FFA places first in FFA olympics

    Princeton High School FFA members (front row, from left) Malena Wheeler, Brook Stowe and Hailey Hilmes; and (back row) Hunter Culjan, Austin Jamison, ...
    April 3, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • BV FFA holds annual banquet

    MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley FFA Chapter held its annual FFA banquet March 17 at Bureau Valley High School.
    April 3, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • IHA honors area hospitals

    NAPERVILLE — The Illinois Hospital Association’s Institute for Innovations in Care and Quality has recently released its fourth annual Quality Excelle ...
    April 8, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Heartland Bank and Trust Co. donates to area schools

    Heartland Bank and Trust Co. recently donated more than $2,300 to area schools through the Score with Heartland Bank program, which donates $1 for eac ...
    April 3, 2015 - 1:41 pm
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