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  • First Person — Fred Eggers

    Fred EggersTown: Princeton.Occupation: Cart superintendent at Wyaton Hills Golf Course for more than ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • Interstate 80 crash shuts down westbound traffic

    LASALLE — A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 has shut down all westbound traffic.According to an ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • Finger-lickin’ good in Arlington

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    Aug. 1, 2016 - 3:59 pm
  • There’s a Pow Wow in Tiskilwa

    TISKILWA — The Gem of the Valley — aka Tiskilwa — is gearing up for another Pow Wow, set for Aug. 4-7. The annual Pow Wow Days event promises a host o ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • The scholars of summer

    PRINCETON/SPRING VALLEY — Although both teachers and students enjoy their summer vacations and all that happens between the last school bell in May an ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 4:01 pm
  • IEMA grants more than $73,000

    The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) recently announced it would be awarding grants totaling $4 million to 120 accredited city and county e ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 4:01 pm
  • Taking flight ...

    HOLLOWAYVILLE — The highest rank a scout can earn in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is Eagle Scout. Chandler Barnes, 18, a recent graduate of St. Bed ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 10:32 am
  • Private: At the Crossroads ...

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series on the three private schools in Bureau County.
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Hours to change at Alexander Pool

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Park District has announced new hours for the Alexander Pool, which began Monday, Aug. 1. The new hours of operation of the ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Are you ready to Relay?

    The annual Bureau County Relay for Life was held Saturday, July 30, at Zearing Park in Princeton. A host of activities were planned for event-goers — ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • Coloring one’s world ...

    PRINCETON — Several adults are picking up the crayons to help relieve stress these days.Whether it b ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Summer school in the Illinois Valley

    DEPUE — Each summer, families migrate the area from places like Mexico and Texas for seasonal agricultural work. Some of these families are forced to ...
    July 29, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • PES efforts paying off

    PRINCETON — Superintendent Tim Smith talked end of the fiscal year finances at the Princeton Elementary School (PES) Board meeting Monday, July 25.
    July 29, 2016 - 4:43 pm
  • The state of the district

    MANLIUS — Bureau Valley (BV) School District Superintendent Steve Endress gave a state of district report — basically an overview of the district — to ...
    July 29, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • Making a splash in DePue

    The 2016 DePue PRO National Boat Races continue this weekend in DePue. Event-goers will get to watch the finest racers in the country, as they converg ...
    July 29, 2016 - 4:37 pm