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  • Private: On wings of eagles

    Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series on the three private schools in Bureau County.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • The Dairy Queen turns 50

    PRINCETON — The year was 1966, and the buzz in Princeton was a new business coming to North Main Street. With the town’s taste buds tingling, ice crea ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Traffic arrest leads to separate felony charges

    SPRING VALLEY — On Aug. 1, TRIDENT Drug Task Force Agents conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 80 eastbound near Mile Marker 68 on a vehicle driven ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • The rolling grocery aisle

    SPRING VALLEY — When people in Bureau County are hungry, but they can’t get to the supply of available food, there is only one thing to do … bring the ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Ag retailers go back to school

    OGLESBY — As IVCC celebrates the return of its ag program for students preparing to enter the field, it’s also partnered with the University of Illino ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Princeton to market Logistics/Technology parks

    PRINCETON — With hopes to sell property within the city’s Logistics and Technology parks, Princeton City Council entered into another marketing agreem ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • A cool beginning to the Pow Wow

    Tiskilwa's Pow Wow Days had a cool beginning Thursday evening with an ice cream eating contest for area youngsters. With "no hands allowed," the conte ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Where the buffalo roam this weekend

    AMBOY — A few years back, Brock Galauner was doing some climbing with his dad, who had been in a serious accident when Galauner was in high school. Th ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • State senator talks about business in Illinois

    PRINCETON — State Sen. Chuck Weaver was in Princeton Thursday, Aug. 4, to talk about a reform that could help businesses thrive in Illinois and shared ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • July was 3rd wettest on record

    CHAMPAIGN – The statewide average rainfall in July was 7.12 inches, 3.04 inches above normal, and the third wettest July on record, according to Illin ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • New Casey’s General Store coming

    Workers demolish the former Roma's Restaurant in Princeton Tuesday to prepare the lot for a new Casey's Genera Store. Plans for the new convenience st ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Church service Sunday at Pow Wow Days

    TISKILWA — A church service which will be held at the Pow Wow Days event in Tiskilwa and begins at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7.
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • Lil’ Spurs royalty crowned at Pow Wow Days

    A cast of Lil' Spurs Pageant contestants took time to pose for a photo after the festivities Thursday evening in Tiskilwa. The 2015 Lil' Spurs Queen I ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Rokey named officer of the year

    Princeton Police Chief Tom Root congratulates Princeton Police officer Sara Rokey and presents her with a plaque. Rokey was named 2015 Officer of the ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • Fatal Interstate 80 crash victims named

    OTTAWA — Illinois State Police have released the names of the individuals involved in a six-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 westbound near Mile Mark ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:47 pm