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  • Princeton awards million dollar contract for sewer program

    PRINCETON — During Monday's Princeton City Council meeting, the council reviewed the bid results for the sanitary sewer program.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Payment delayed

    PRINCETON — The Princeton City Council has agreed to postpone payment to residents Dan Shaw and Irene Milligan for flood damages until further negotia ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Who will be the new Bureau County Treasurer?

    PRINCETON — Bureau County residents gathered Tuesday evening to see and hear from the two candidates running for Bureau County Treasurer at a Candidat ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • Sheriff candidates face off at BCR forum

    PRINCETON — The two candidates running for the office of Bureau County Sheriff faced off at Tuesday’s Candidates’ Forum, hosted by the Bureau County R ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • New website great for visitors, locals

    PRINCETON — In July of this year Princeton’s Tourism and Marketing Director Joni Hunt collaborated with 815 Media to create and launch the city of Pri ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Combined efforts

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Park District will join other taxing bodies at a special discussion session to look at issues and interests concerning those ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:09 pm
  • Ice cream social raises $20,000

    The Presbyterian Church in Princeton raised $20,000 in proceeds from its recent ice cream social. The money was donated to the Bureau County Health an ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Stroke, osteoporosis screenings coming to Princeton

    PRINCETON — Residents living in and around the Princeton community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture when the F ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Oct. 25 – Joe Schaudt, two real estates (one is the former Rock Island Depot) and personal property, first sale - 9:30 a.m. 225 N. Arch St., Tiskilwa, ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • High voter turnout expected

    Early voting has begun.On Monday, early voting began, and a steady turnout was seen in both early vo ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Guerrini: A tireless guardian angel for Spring Valley

    SPRING VALLEY — A long-time advocate for Spring Valley who tirelessly performed community service to promote and assist people in her town, Lori Guerr ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Ebola virus update

    PRINCETON — About two months after news of the Ebola virus in Africa became an international concern, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Cornpickers gather in Walnut

    The sixth annual Cornpickers Reunion was held over the weekend, organized by Kevin Larkey of Walnut. The reunion brought in about two dozen of the old ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:54 pm
  • Seeing pink at PHS

    Princeton High School cheerleaders and pom pon squad form a breast cancer awareness ribbon on the football field Friday evening. The PHS Athletic Boos ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    PRINCETON — The issues that surround domestic violence are easy to push under the rug and pretend they are not happening. But during October, advocate ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:51 pm
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