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  • Counting our agricultural blessings

    ‘Tis the season for giving thanks, counting our blessings and reflecting on the past as we move into a new year. As a farmer, I can’t help but think a ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Longtime bowler becomes alley's new owner

    PRINCETON — A man who considered a bowling alley his second home growing up in Princeton is the new owner of Pin Splitters Lanes.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Beattie named Starved Rock Regional Center president, CEO

    OTTAWA — Tracy Beattie will operate as president and CEO of Starved Rock Regional Center for Therapy and Child Development (formerly Easter Seals LBC) ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • Health department releases inspection scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • LaSalle State Bank earns 5-star rating

    LASALLE — The LaSalle State Bank announces it has once again earned a 5-star superior rating from BauerFinancial, a bank rating firm. To earn Bauer's ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Midland States Bank to close north branch

    PRINCETON — The north branch office of Midland States Bank in Princeton at 1407 N. Main St. will be closing Feb. 28, 2017.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 4:51 pm
  • Fifth warmest November and second warmest fall in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN — November 2016 was the fifth warmest November on record for Illinois, according to Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel, Illinois State W ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:35 pm
  • Casey’s General Store opens Thursday

    PRINCETON — The grand opening is this Thursday for the Casey’s General Store, located at the intersection of Ace Road and North Main Street in Princet ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:32 am
  • Walmart truck drivers raise $2,639.60 for L-P

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Walmart transportation office has chosen LaSalle-Peru Township High School (LPHS) to receive a $2,639.60 donation as ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Heartland donates to United Way

    Heartland Bank and Trust employees raised $4,069.80 through payroll deductions for Bureau County United Way’s (BCUW) annual campaign. Pictured are Fra ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • Nicor donates to United Way, Gateway

    Bernie Anderson (center) of Nicor Gas, recently presented donations in the amount of $1,000 to Gateway Services of Princeton and $2,200 to Bureau Coun ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Winter crop seminar is Dec. 9

    On Friday, Dec. 9, farmers and landowners looking to learn about changes coming to the 2017 Federal Crop Insurance Program, Farm Bill and other ag top ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Heartland of Henry named one of the best nursing homes in country

    HENRY – Heartland of Henry has again been named one of the best nursing homes in the United States by U.S. News.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • Volunteers are key to 4-H shooting sports

    You wouldn’t think it would work.The shooting sports program is one of the fastest growing projects ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:39 pm
  • Open house set for McCune pig barn

    SHEFFIELD — The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) along with the Illinois Livestock Development Group (ILDG) is coordinating an open house fo ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 3:31 pm