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  • Keeping focus

    PRINCETON — With the newly increased speed of politics and the worldwide concerns it's generated, it's become increasingly difficult to maintain a cle ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • $432,910 seized on Interstate 80

    PRINCETON – A Michigan man and a South Carolina man were released after a traffic stop on Interstate 80. But what was left behind was a lot of U.S. cu ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 4:40 pm
  • Tampico man dies while working on semi

    TAMPICO — A rural Tampico man was found dead after an accident occurred at his home.Jeremy Forward, ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 4:39 pm
  • Tri-DENT agents arrest Sheridan man for cocaine

    Tri-Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team (Tri-DENT) agents, assisted by LaSalle County deputies, arrested Jeff D. Alderson, 23, of Sheridan on Jan. 30 on a ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 3:19 pm
  • 2 Spring Valley residents arrested on drug felonies

    On Feb. 1 at approximately 10:32 a.m., agents with the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team (Tri-DENT), with the assistance of Spring Valley Pol ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 2:03 pm
  • SV OKs water upgrade — again

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley City Council approved a major upgrade to its reverse osmosis (RO) water system during its meeting Monday, Jan. 30.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 3:19 pm
  • A request for courage

    DEPUE — The actions taken during Donald Trump's first 12 days in the Oval Office helped fill the village hall in DePue with Bureau County residents fr ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 4:16 pm
  • Auction calendar

    Feb. 11 - James Graff estate, Bob Lear estate and others, antique and modern furniture, historic Princeton, Ill., photo collection, antique clocks, la ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • The big game

    Super Bowl 51 is set for Sunday, Feb. 5, when the New England Patriots will face the Atlanta Falcons at NRG Stadium in Houston. Lady Gaga is expected ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • Food service courses planned for March and April

    PRINCETON — The Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Department will hold two eight-hour Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate Classes in M ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:51 pm
  • Central Bank Illinois to acquire Rochelle bank

    Central Bank Illinois announces the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the First National Bank and Trust Co. of Rochelle, subject to regulat ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Changing habits

    SPRING VALLEY — Diabetes is becoming more prevalent in the Illinois Valley as the local rates for diagnosis continue to climb above the national avera ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 4:45 pm
  • Agents make cocaine arrests

    OTTAWA — Tri-Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team (Tri-DENT) agents, assisted by LaSalle County deputies and investigators, arrested Huston B. Rios, 34, of ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 8:59 am
  • Healing the epidemic: Heroin

    PRINCETON — Bureau County has been working to tackle the widespread heroin epidemic that took hold of the area in 2015.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 3:03 pm
  • Main Street Revitalization to host unveiling of streetscape plans

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Main Street Revitalization Committee invites the public for an unveiling of the preliminary Main Street streetscape plans. T ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 9:03 am