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  • Five running for two seats on the Princeton City Council

    Editor’s note: The Bureau County Republican asked Princeton City Council candidates to fill out and submit the following questionnaires.
    March 24, 2017 - 4:52 pm
  • BCUW accepting applications for 2018 funding

    PRINCETON — Bureau County United Way is now accepting applications for 2018 funding.Applicants must ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:42 pm
  • Photos of former Bureau County Fair Queen wanted

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Fair Queen Pageant is looking for photos of former queens.“Someone els ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:42 pm
  • This little piggy went to the Ag Fair

    More than 375 fourth-grade students from throughout Bureau County got to experience a bit of what it takes to be a successful farmer during the 23rd a ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:56 pm
  • BV board members talk about upcoming school referendum

    MANLIUS — Bureau Valley School Board members got a final chance to publicly voice their opinions about where they stand on the district’s building ref ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:56 pm
  • Work begins Monday on Route 26

    OHIO – The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced construction work will start Monday, March 27, on Route 26 north of the Lee/Bureau Coun ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Police seek information on aggravated battery case

    PRINCETON — Princeton Police are seeking information regarding an aggravated battery that occurred on March 22, at approximately 11 p.m.
    March 24, 2017 - 4:57 pm
  • Princeton woman arrested, faces five counts of aggravated battery to child

    OTTAWA — On March 15, the Ottawa Police Department began investigating complaints of physical abuse, stemming from situations which are alleged to hav ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:22 pm
  • Tri-DENT arrests two on heroin charge

    On March 22 at approximately 4:25 p.m., the Tri-DENT Drug Task Force and Ottawa Police investigators enforced two felony arrest warrants in the 2700 b ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:23 pm
  • Area firefighters train

    Several fire departments belonging to the Northern Bureau County Fire Association held a training session March 18 in a house that was to going to be ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:17 pm
  • The future of agriculture

    Princeton High School’s Cole Wright (left) and St. Bede’s Jon Yaklich were the inaugural winners of the Princeton Chamber of Commerce’s Salute to Ag s ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:17 pm
  • Spring officially arrived Monday, March 20. What’s your favorite springtime activity?

    "My favorite springtime activity is riding golf carts around town."Alexis DePauw, Buda"My favorite s ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • Freezer meal event set for Wednesday

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau will host a Prep Freeze Cook Freezer meal event at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at the Bureau County Farm Bur ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • Cemetery cleanup in Walnut

    WALNUT — The annual cemetery cleanup in Walnut will be Saturday, April 1, through Friday, April 7. All items, including items on shepherd hooks, must ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:11 pm
  • Applications now available for the I&M Canal National Heritage Area Field Trip Grant Program

    LASALLE — The Canal Corridor Association is now accepting applications for the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area (IMCNHA) Field Trip Gr ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:49 pm