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  • 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
  • Midland States Bank to close north branch

    PRINCETON — The north branch office of Midland States Bank in Princeton at 13407 N. Main St. will be closing Feb. 28, 2017.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 2:10 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
  • Open house features local artist's work

    Princeton artist Bart Kassabaum shows some of the items in his gallery, located at 117 N. Pleasant St. Kassabaum is hosting his 30th annual open house ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Illinois home prices show gains in October, sales decline

    SPRINGFIELD — A drop in the number of homes on the market and a typical seasonal slowdown helped drive Illinois home sales lower in October, even as m ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Gas prices drop prior to Thanksgiving holiday

    Motorists preparing to travel for Thanksgiving have something to be thankful for: Falling gas prices. According to GasBuddy, prices in 44 of the 50 U. ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Perry Memorial Hospital wins ICAHN’s service award

    PRINCETON — Perry Memorial Hospital recently received the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network’s highest award for service during ICAHN’s annual ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 1:33 pm