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  • Auction calendar

    Feb. 18 — Harold Steele, primitives, antiques and collectibles, 9:30 a.m., at “The Shed,” 401 W. Main St., Wyanet, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneer ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Bridging the gap

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley City Council learned the Route 89 bridge project is on schedule and on budget.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Marini: 'We acted in good faith'

    SPRING VALLEY — A 40-minute closed session of the Spring Valley City Council Monday night was held to discuss how the council should proceed with a le ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Bureau County Board turns down wind farm request to bank internationally

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Board wants the owner of a wind farm in the county to bank in the U.S.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 2:16 pm
  • Living up to its name: Pass It Along

    WALNUT — The name of the popular second-hand store in Walnut is quite telling. After all, when someone donates an item to Pass It Along, the generous ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • Cameras to be allowed in area courtrooms

    Cameras will be allowed in courtrooms in the 13th Judicial Circuit that encompasses Bureau, Grundy and LaSalle counties.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • ‘Nightmare Mends Your Broken Heart’

    A haunted attraction at the Bureau County Fairgrounds was held during the weekend to honor those who wanted to get a bit frightful for Valentine’s Day ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 4:31 pm
  • On the Record (Tom Briddick)

    PRINCETON — Bureau County Assistant State’s Attorney Tom Briddick went On the Record with the Bureau County Republican to talk about his new role in c ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:28 am
  • A win for WIN

    UTICA — On Jan. 29, August Hill Winery hosted the second meeting of the Women Inspired Network, a network of philanthropic women who focus on the issu ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 3:19 pm
  • Chili supper was a hot time

    Chili and soup were on the menu for the Bureau County Open Door 4-H Club’s chili supper, held on Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Prin ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • A Night at the Races

    While it wasn’t the Kentucky Derby, event-goers at the Bureau Valley Sports Boosters Club annual A Night at the Races, held plenty of fun and exciteme ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 3:19 pm
  • Pouring pancakes

    There was no shortage of pancakes and sausage at the Walnut Fire Department’s pancake and sausage breakfast, held from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday. The e ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 3:29 pm
  • Governor announces more than $1 million in recreational trail grants

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner recently announced $1,019,200 in grant funding for multi-purpose recreational trail projects that will create or impro ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Public access

    WednesdayDePue Unit Schools Board, 6 p.m., libraryNeponset Village Board, 7 p.m., village hallHall ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 4:41 pm
  • Fewer patrons in 2016

    SPRING VALLEY — The Hall Township Food Pantry served less patrons in 2016 than it had in the previous two years.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 4:31 pm