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  • Princeton's tourism focus of 2017: More street concerts, marketing campaign

    PRINCETON — The city’s tourism committee looks at the end of 2016 and the work ahead in 2017 in a quarterly report reviewed Monday by the Princeton Ci ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • Two from Princeton facing narcotics charges in Lee County

    LEE COUNTY – Two Bureau County residents were in Lee County Jail on Friday on heroin and cocaine charges.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • Winter's mix

    Hundreds of geese were spotted walking on the frozen surface of Lake DePue earlier this week, shrouded in fog that rolled in before some rain. A later ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:34 pm
  • Christmas decorations costing taxpayers in Wyanet

    WYANET — Christmas may be over, but it’s still a subject of conversation in Wyanet.The Christmas dec ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • Winter is for the birds

    Living in an area where the temperatures are consistently below freezing or has long periods of snow and ice on the ground, you can make a huge differ ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:08 pm
  • Keeping tracks in the fog

    Wednesday afternoon saw a heavy fog settle over areas of Bureau County, greatly reducing visibility for local motorists. Weather forecasts for the nex ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:36 pm
  • Princeton woman starts Parkinson's support group

    PRINCETON — It’s been said for many occasions and just as many years: There is comfort in company. Helyn Wright of Princeton understands that phrase a ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:05 pm
  • Local valor

    GRANVILLE — Life is often quiet and simpler in small rural towns, yet war has consistently disrupted that life. Many men from our small towns and farm ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:10 pm
  • Painting for a cause

    A United Way fundraiser was held Jan. 6 at the Princeton Arts Academy. Liana Hall taught the class to approximately 25 attendees.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:37 pm
  • Red Cross issues emergency call for blood

    PRINCETON — It’s that time of year when blood donations are being distributed to hospitals faster than they are coming in. The American Red Cross has ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:03 pm
  • Back to the drawing board

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Elementary School Board is sending the designs for a $60 million preK-8 school back to its planning committee and giving the ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • Public access

    MondayPrinceton Park District Board, 4:30 p.m., Metro CenterPrinceton City Council, 7 p.m., city hal ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:42 pm
  • Martin Luther King Day is Monday. He had a dream. Do you think his dream has been realized?

    "I'm not sure that Martin Luther King's dreams will stay achieved due to the new president. There's not anything in place to protect reverse discrimin ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • BV board OK's putting $17 million facilities plan to voters

    MANLIUS — Voters in the Bureau Valley school district will be asked in April to approve a $17 million "compromise plan" that would include a new schoo ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 9:13 am
  • Newly seated rep's wife may face shoplifting charge

    PERU – The wife of newly seated state Rep. Jerry Long may be facing a shoplifting charge in LaSalle County.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:40 pm