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  • Operation Cookie Share underway

    SPRINGFIELD — Girl Scouts of Central Illinois (GSCI) is providing a way for consumers to support the Girl Scout Cookie Program and U.S. Armed Forces b ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Fun with friends at Girls Night Out

    Cindy Penzenik (center) and Marianne Owens (right) participated in Girls Night Out Saturday at the Prairie Arts Center in Princeton. Those in attendan ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • It’s National Health Month

    March is National Nutrition Month, and the Bureau County Health Department’s Nursing Director Laurie Geuther advised area residents to stay active and ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Are you ready to ‘spring forward?’

    Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8. As we prepare to “spring forward,” there are some facts about why we change our clocks twice d ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Horsing around at Night at the Races

    The Night at the Races fundraiser, which was Saturday at the Bureau County Fairgrounds, brought laughs and excitement to those in attendance as they c ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Spicing up a cold day

    Maddie Devert (left) and Caleb Headley dish up some chili at the Bureau County Open Door 4-H Club’s annual chili and soup supper Saturday at the First ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Peru arrests two on heroin charges

    PERU — Peru Police Chief Doug Bernabei announced the arrest of two subjects following a team effort by Peru Police Patrol Division officers, a Peru Po ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • Why is being a Girl Scout important in our world today?

    "Being a Girl Scout is important because we can sell cookies and give the money to charity."Jasmine ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • Princeton Rotary Club announces Swan-Eickmeier Scholarship program

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Rotary Club has released information regarding the 2015 Swan-Eickmeier Scholarship Program. Applications are available at th ...
    March 11, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • What happened to the minimum wage hike?

    Just more than a year ago, the topic of the day was an increase in the Illinois minimum wage. On Feb. 5, 2014, HB 4733 was introduced to the Illinois ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • PES preparing for the letdown

    PRINCETON — At its meeting Monday, Feb. 23, the Princeton Elementary School Board approved a motion allowing Superintendent Tim Smith to contact commu ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Let Your Light Shine ...

    PRINCETON — On Sunday, March 1, Princeton residents are asked to gather on Main Street in memory of the lives lost to suicide in the area. The candlel ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:26 pm
  • Helping save lives

    Dawn Michel of the American Red Cross cleanses the arm of Brandon Behrens prior to him giving blood Friday, Feb. 27, at the Princeton Chamber of Comme ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • The visions of Aaron Porter

    PRINCETON — The Prairie Arts Council (PAC) will be honoring the work of artist Aaron James Porter, whose life was cut short last year by Huntington’s ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:06 pm
  • 38 Special, Lonestar, Jo Dee Messina to headline fair lineup

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Fair in Princeton, as part of the 160th fair, will present two concerts for the 2015 fair.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:55 pm
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