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  • Mark your ballots

    PRINCETON — Bureau County voters will be at the polls on Nov. 8 to select the candidates of their choice.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • What does your child know?

    PRINCETON — Two Bureau County children earned the opportunity to shop with a cop for a new bike and helmet Wednesday evening.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • EMA drill offers practice in a tragedy

    Emergency medical services personnel practice their skills during the Bureau County Emergency Management Agency drill on Saturday. The exercise focuse ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • Preparing for the worst

    Area agencies participated in a mock, full-scale active shooter exercise at Leepertown School in Bureau on Saturday. The event was organized by the Bu ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • IVCC facilities committee to meet Sept. 28

    OGLESBY — The Illinois Valley Community College Board’s facilities committee will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the boardroom, C307.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:21 pm
  • Health department sets flu shot clinics

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department has released its upcoming schedule for flu shots. They include:
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • Das ist gut!

    The Hollowayville United Church of Christ held its annual all you can eat German Buffet and Country Store on Sunday. Featuring a full menu of German f ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:21 pm
  • Gambling with Bambi

    Anyone who has spent time driving on area roads, especially in the evening, knows there’s a sizable deer population in Illinois. Drivers are also like ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:38 pm
  • After 74 years, Volant gets his diploma

    SPRING VALLEY — Seventy-four years after his class graduated from Hall High School, Harry Volant received his official Hall High School diploma.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • First Christian Church has new home

    PRINCETON — A church that has been in existence in Princeton since 1840 has a new home.The First Chr ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Hall: A balanced budget

    SPRING VALLEY — For the first time in six years, Hall High School has a balanced budget.After a budg ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • Back the Badge

    Bureau County Sheriff’s Deputy C.C. Spiegel was one of the many law enforcement officers who enjoyed lunch at the Back the Badge law enforcement suppo ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • Ladd American Legion Auxiliary to meet

    LADD — The Ladd American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Legion Hall. The group will hear a report on Rip’s fundraiser; dis ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:16 pm
  • Event planned for career cruising

    PRINCETON — Area businesses wanting to find qualified employees can learn about a new tool next week designed to help them in their employment needs.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court appoints new director of communications

    The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Christopher Bonjean as director of the Office of Communications and Public Information, effective Oct. 3. He ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:19 pm