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  • Peeking through the peaks

    Garity Leach of Princeton peeks out over a mountain of snow, while playing with friends and family at Echo Bluff this past weekend. The wintry weather ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • More than $1 million headed to ROE

    ATKINSON — Three Bureau County school districts will benefit from two federal grants totaling $1,034,444 which were recently awarded to the Bureau, He ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:33 pm
  • Dear Soldier ...

    Supporting the U.S. military men and women has been a staple of pride throughout the country for years and years.
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:33 pm
  • Something every woman should know

    PRINCETON — The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department is part of the national effort to promote awareness of January as Cervical Health Awareness Mon ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Headed to China

    PERU — The first five students from St. Bede Academy who plan to study in China this semester will leave the country today (Tuesday).
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • More car for less money

    Thanks to a new Illinois law that took effect Jan. 1, state taxes on vehicle leases will be reduced by as much as 50 percent, allowing consumers to ge ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • NCICG to host meetings for natural hazard mitigation planning

    PERU/LACON — North Central Illinois Council of Governments (NCICG) will host two meetings to gather public input to create goals for the region’s mult ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • And the Widmark winners are ...

    Princeton artist Bart Kassabaum (pictured right) recently ended a long-term promotion drawing for two pieces he created of Princeton legend, Richard W ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • CUB clinic to analyze utility bills

    SPRING VALLEY — The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) will analyze utility bills at a free clinic to help Spring Valley-area residents save potentially hun ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Bureau County Republican Women draw raffle winner

    The Bureau County Republican Women recently conducted a raffle drawing with the winning ticket receiving a $285 meat bundle from the Wyanet Locker. Th ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Five tips for using unwanted gift cards

    How can you glean value from unused gift cards? That’s an important question, considering more than $45 billion in gift cards have gone unredeemed sin ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Jan. 19 is Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. What would he think about the state of the country if he were still alive?

    “He would think that certain things are better concerning equality, but he would want us to continue to treat others equally.”
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • City of Princeton warning: Buried fire hydrants create safety hazard

    PRINCETON — With the first significant snow of the year, the Princeton Fire Department reminds residents to keep fire hydrants in their neighborhoods ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Bureau County State’s Attorney Patrick Herrmann resigns

    PRINCETON — For 16 years, Patrick Herrmann has served as the Bureau County’s State’s Attorney. But as the calendar turns from 2014 to 2015, things cha ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Church Women United gives back

    PRINCETON — The Church Women United (CWU) of the Princeton Area gathered on Wednesday morning at The Princeton Closet resale shop to distribute its an ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 2:54 pm
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