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  • Extension Advisor Jon Ellis

    PRINCETON — Jon Ellis of Princeton can look back and remember what life was like growing up on the farm. He can recall his dad planting the fields, tw ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • Remember the Crosley

    UTICA — The 40th annual Crosley event is set for 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 7 in downtown Utica at Danny Carey Memorial Park. Vintage Crosley automobil ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • Ladd American Legion Auxiliary chicken dinner

    LADD — Ladd American Legion Auxiliary Post 938 will hold a chicken dinner fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 7 at Rip’s in Ladd.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • How do you instill good sportsmanship in today’s youth?

    “I try to lead by example — keeping a positive attitude and giving my best at what I’m doing.”Terry ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • 'Bobby Ray,' 'Starvin’ Dog,' come to Princeton

    PRINCETON — It was almost 35 years ago that Jim Dossett and his wife, Brenda, first began visiting Princeton and Bureau County.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 9:26 am
  • How much for an ambulance ride?

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Fire Protection District is looking at adjustments to its ambulance billing rates.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:52 pm
  • Final post office meetings held

    CHERRY/SHEFFIELD — The U.S. Postal Service has completed its meetings in seven Bureau County communities and presented plans to reduce retail window s ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • Head over heels about dragons?

    The Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library hosted Jim Nesci, an experienced expert in the reptile industry, on Wednesday evening in Kirby Park. Nesci ooh ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • Quadruple murder sentence coming Monday for Sheley

    MORRISON — Monday at 11 a.m. in Whiteside County Court, three-time convicted murderer Nicholas Sheley will face what is likely to be his final sentenc ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • Out&About

    Images from the Richard A. Mautino Library program in Spring Valley ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • Out&About

    Images from the Richard A. Mautino Library program in Spring Valley ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Out&About

    Images from the Richard A. Mautino Library program in Spring Valley ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Master Farmer Don Grubb

    BUDA — If you ask Don Grubb of Buda to pinpoint his biggest farming accomplishment, he’ll quickly say, “surviving the ‘80s.”
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • The invitations are in the mail

    The Rev. Patrick Fixen of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Arlington drops off the invites of the church’s sesquicentennial celebration to Arlington’s P ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:39 pm
  • Lions and tigers and bears ... what fun!

    Campers from the Princeton Park District Summer Camp enjoyed a field trip to the zoo in Peoria on Aug. 4. The field trip to the zoo is just one of the ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:37 pm
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