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  • Saying good-bye to a Princeton landmark

    PRINCETON — After nearly 150 years at its present site, the First Christian Church in Princeton is moving its congregation to a temporary home.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • From one generation to another

    LAMOILLE — Lois Beattie-Blackwell of LaMoille is a firm believer in preserving family histories.So m ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Wyanet library will host fifth annual cemetery walk

    WYANET — The Wyanet Library Board will again sponsor a walk in the Forest Hill Cemetery on Oct. 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The free event is open to th ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Ladd water maintenance

    LADD — Water mains in the village of Ladd will be flushed Oct. 9 and Oct. 10, weather permitting. Residents may experience increased turbidity and dis ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Dalzell Grade School has two board seats up for election

    DALZELL — Dalzell Grade School District 98 will have two school board seats to be filled at the April 7, 2015, consolidated election. Candidates who a ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Crundwell pensions to be discussed in court

    DIXON – Rita Crundwell doesn’t think her pension funds should be part of a court-ordered repayment of the nearly $54 million she stole from the city o ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Ladd brush pick-up

    LADD — The village of Ladd will hold its fall brush pick-up Oct. 6. Crews will pick up tree and shrub trimmings. Trimmings can be 3 to 8 feet long and ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Traffic stop turns into drug bust for Mendota man

    MENDOTA — William D. Lawler, 26, of Mendota was stopped by Tri-Dent agents for following too closely and improper lane usage on Route 34 near Intersta ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Canine deputy to get ballistic protective vest

    PRINCETON —A Bureau County canine deputy will receive a ballistic protective vest, thanks to a nationwide Groupon Event campaign.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legacy

    Richard Widmark definitely had some of the rough edges smoothed out in his high school years by his interactions with his classmates and guidance from ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Father Dominic receives Illinois Theatre Association’s award of excellence

    PERU — On Sept. 13, Father Dominic Garramone, O.S.B. of Saint Bede Academy, was honored as the recipient of the Illinois Theatre Association’s 2014 Aw ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Owens pleads guilty to heroin felony

    PRINCETON — A Princeton woman has pleaded guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 2 felony of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, heroin.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • ‘Tis the flu vaccine season

    PRINCETON — Now’s the time to take precautions against the coming flu season. The Bureau/Putnam Coun ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Rural Princeton home a total loss

    PRINCETON — The investigation continues into a Tuesday afternoon fire that destroyed a rural Princeton home about five miles southeast of Princeton.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 3:50 pm
  • BV supports Walnut Ridge

    MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution to support the Walnut Ridge wind farm project, which is currentl ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 3:29 pm
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