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  • Senior citizens targeted in recent burglaries

    PERU — At 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, a ruse burglary took place at the home of an elderly Peru woman who resides on Peru’s east side.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Illinois State Police District 17 announces December activity

    LASALLE — Illinois State Police District 17 has announced during the month of December 2014, troopers handled 1,092 calls for service and assistance.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Thursday program at Wyanet library cancelled

    WYANET — The R.A. Sapp Library’s 2nd Thursday@the Library program scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 8, at 6:30 p.m. has been cancelled due to weather.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • What would you like to see happen in your town in 2015?

    “I’d like to see new businesses added and more activities to attract people to town. Right now, it’s just a town where people sleep.”
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • Residents warned of dangers of improper use of ovens, space heaters to keep warm

    CHICAGO — With a blast of winter hitting getting ready to hit Illinois, the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) warned the public not to ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Looking back on 2014

    Editor’s note: This is the final story highlighting the events of 2014.OctoberWeek 1: Bureau County ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Filling up for le$$

    While gas prices usually drop during winter time, it has been about six years since they have reached their current prices.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Flu isn’t going away

    The first local flu-related death this season has been reported to health officials in Bureau County. Diana Rawlings, administrator at the Bureau-Putn ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • An enterprising plan

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Board met for a special meeting on Tuesday and approved renewing a current enterprise zone within the county.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • Restaurant review

    Editor's note: This is the second story in a series focusing on 2014 and area businesses.Local area ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • Need work?

    PRINCETON — Looking for a job, or maybe a career change?If so, the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerc ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • BBB: Health club complaints climb for second straight year

    CHICAGO — Every year the No. 1 resolution made by individuals is to get in shape. That’s a boon for health clubs but can be a boondoggle for those who ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • January is Thyroid Awareness Month

    The New Year has rolled around, and many people will select a resolution or two to work on to improve their lives. Resolutions may be good for most, b ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Bureau County Farm Bureau schedules annual meeting

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau will hold the organization’s 100th annual meeting Jan. 29 at Wise Guys Bar and Grill, 2205 N. Main St. Dinne ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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