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  • Homestead Festival weekend is upon us

    The Homestead Festival weekend is fast approaching. A street concert kicks off the festivities Thursday evening, with the rest of the many activities ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Street projects and how to finance them

    WALNUT — The Walnut Village Board is looking at a street improvement project that could cost more than a million dollars.
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Princeton looks at electric rate hike

    PRINCETON — Beginning in October, Princeton residents likely will be charged a few more dollars for their energy supply.
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Heartland Bank names Conterio local retail support manager

    PRINCETON — Heartland Bank and Trust Co. announces Deanne Conterio has been named the retail support manager for several of the bank’s local branches ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Always a family of God

    NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford Christian Church (NBCC) will be celebrating 150 years of fellowship with a luncheon and festivities Sunday, Sept. 18.
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • The making of a parade

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Homestead Festival parade is an event enjoyed by thousands each year.T ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 5:22 pm
  • Final Farm Crawl is Sept. 19

    The last Farm Crawl of the season is set for Monday, Sept. 19.The bus will leave Gateway Services, l ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • Gary Swanson is 2016 Homestead grand marshal

    PRINCETON — His dedication to the community and willingness to go the extra mile to put a smile on someone's face is what earned Gary "Frog" Swanson t ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 5:26 pm
  • Record rainfall in August

    CHAMPAiGN – The statewide average rainfall for August was 6.89 inches, 3.30 inches above normal and the wettest August on record, according to Illinoi ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 5:29 pm
  • BV and the east tower

    MANLIUS — The maintenance crew at Bureau Valley was tasked with building a wooden barrier wall in the ground level of the east tower at Bureau Valley ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Z Tour bike ride generates a $30,000 donation to ZCEC

    The Z Tour Bike Ride Steering Committee presents a check in the amount of $30,000 generated from the July 16 event which had a record 700 registered r ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Bake it ... and they will come

    The Women’s Fellowship of Hampshire Colony Church held a bake sale benefiting local charities during the most recent Lunch in the Park event on Friday ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • Raffle winners announced

    PRINCETON — The Bureau/Putnam County Crimestoppers have announced the raffle winners drawn at the Bureau County Fair in Princeton. The first-place win ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • City clerk’s office closed Monday

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley City Clerk Becky Hansen has announced her office will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day.
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • Serendipity in a cemetery

    BUREAU JUNCTION — James McGuire, commander of the Rhode Island Department of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW), traveled a long way ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 4:59 pm