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  • $1.58 million lawsuit settled

    SPRING VALLEY — A Bureau County woman has reached a $1.58 million settlement in Bureau County stemming from a 2006 lawsuit against Daktronics Corporat ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Dixon murder-suicide victims are identified

    DIXON — The identities of the grandmother killed by her grandson Tuesday afternoon were released shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • First Person (Bob Hayward)

    City: Princeton. Where did you grow up: Fairfield, Ill., Wayne County. Family: Wife, Ruth; two adul ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Service awards presented to St. Margaret’s employees

    SPRING VALLEY — St. Margaret’s Health honored employees for their many years of dedicated service at a “Celebration of Service” awards presentation he ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Bureau County SWCD fish and tree sale

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District is taking orders for its fall fish and tree sale.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Second clue released for Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt

    PRINCETON — The search for Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt continues with the release of the second clue:
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 6:00 am
  • What will this winter bring?

    Keep your fingers crossed … Bureau County may not have a repeat of last winter’s extreme cold and snow.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Don’t shoot!

    Illinois has placed three more wild animals on its list of state-protected animals, with all of those animals reportedly having made appearances in Bu ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Taking the challenge at Hall High School

    No ... it wasn't another rainy day which caused Hall High School students to get drenched Friday on the school's softball field. Instead, Hall High Sc ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • ‘Spirit of St. Bede’

    PERU – The school’s tagline, Spirit of St. Bede, took on a whole new meaning during Wednesday’s prayer service held during the traditional spirit week ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Lisanby-Barber named president

    Kim Lisanby-Barber, principal at Spring Valley Elementary School, has been elected to serve as president of the Illinois Principals Association, which ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • BPART announces changes in service, fees

    PRINCETON — The BPART transportation system is making changes to trips inside and outside the Bureau and Putnam County service area and increasing far ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • IVCC Board of Trustees to hold meeting

    OGLESBY — The Illinois Valley Community College Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the boardroom. The item on the ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • SuperHeroes take to the track

    Participants in the Gateway Services SuperHero Run/Walk are pictured during the Saturday event at the fairgrounds.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 2:31 pm
  • Vehicle renewal receipt soon a valid license tag

    SPRINGFIELD — Legislation proposed by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White to allow a printed receipt from the Secretary of State to serve temporar ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 2:29 pm
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