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  • Kinzinger announces Congressional Veteran Commendation Program

    OTTAWA — Congressman Adam Kinzinger announced his office will be accepting nominees for the 2016 Congressional Veteran Commendation.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • 2016 Marshall-Putnam County Plat Book available

    The 2016 Marshall-Putnam County Land Atlas and Plat Book is now available from This is the 11th edition produced by Rockford Map Publ ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • The cutting edge of critical care

    SPRING VALLEY — On the evening of Thursday, Jan. 14, Spring Valley’s St. Margaret’s Hospital hosted an open house in celebration of its new Emergency ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 4:01 pm
  • Applications available for Ladd CCSD board member

    LADD — Ladd Community Consolidated School District 94 Board of Education is accepting applications from district residents who are interested in being ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • NAMI Family-to-Family announces education course

    DIXON — NAMI Sauk Area will sponsor the NAMI Family-to-Family Education program specifically for families of adults diagnosed with a serious mental di ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Martin Luther King Jr. observance is Monday

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Peace and Justice Roundtable will be hosting its third annual Martin Luther King Day celebration at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Spring Valley City Council meetings

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley City Clerk Becky Hansen has announced regular council meetings will be held every other Monday. If a legal holiday occur ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:08 pm
  • Workplace CPR and First Aid

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau has announced a program offered jointly with the Bureau County Metro Center.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 2:56 pm
  • 2016 IMUA Scholarship Program applications available

    LADD — The village of Ladd, in partnership with the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA), will again offer a scholarship competition progra ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • Man opens Vega's in Princeton

    PRINCETON — Bill Cox has gone from driving a semi truck down the roads to now owning gaming parlors.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Young Leader curling outing scheduled

    The Bureau County Farm Bureau Young Leader Committee will take part in the annual District 4 YL Curling outing on Friday, Feb. 5, from 7 to 10 p.m.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:19 pm
  • Mother Nature offers her own masterpiece

    While this rock formation was constructed by a visitor to Starved Rock State Park, Mother Nature was responsible for the icicles that decorated Kaskas ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 4:15 pm

    Don’t worry, Illinois residents. You don’t have to cancel that trip to the warm beaches and sparkling waters of Florida or California next month if yo ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • Walnut Ridge: Tough nut to crack

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on the happenings that occurred during the Bureau County Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Tiskilwa OKs seven-year garbage contract

    TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Village Board approved a seven-year garbage removal at its meeting Tuesday, Jan. 12, with Illinois Valley Waste Services, the ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
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