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  • Cards read = families fed

    SPRING VALLEY — Local Farmer’s Markets are a fantastic opportunity for area shoppers to purchase delicious local produce, but some citizens in the com ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Breaking down plans — building the future

    PRINCETON — During the Princeton Elementary School Board meeting Monday, July 25, Master Plan Committee (MPC) leader Mike Sayler handled the microphon ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Farther across the yard

    Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on public parks and how they survive.SPRING V ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • An ‘Optimist’-ic crop

    Even though the hot and humid weather has kept many inside snuggled up to their air conditioning, that didn’t stop Princeton Optimist Club members fro ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • A sweet surprise for Kookie Wetsel

    For years, Kookie Wetsel of rural Princeton was a fixture at the Bureau County Speedway. Whether he was racing his own ‘55 Chevy or helping other guys ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Railroad crossing to close Aug. 1

    PRINCETON — The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced the closing of the Route 26 (Main Street) Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) cros ...
    July 28, 2016 - 8:07 am
  • Blue ribbon beef

    Kalie Rumbold of Wyanet joined competitors from throughout the area to have their cattle judged at the Bureau County Angus Association’s Field Day, he ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • BV looks at SAT testing

    MANLIUS — Bureau Valley School Board members talked briefly on Tuesday, July 26, about the new change from PARCC to SAT testing for high school studen ...
    July 28, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • TRIDENT arrests

    SPRING VALLEY/MENDOTA — An Ohio man was charged with a Class 1 felony after police found methamphetamine in his possession during a routine traffic st ...
    July 28, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • Bureau County grand jury returns indictments

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County grand jury returned several indictments on July 15.• Michael V. Lupo, ...
    July 28, 2016 - 8:09 am
  • First Person (Selena Campos)

    Town: DePue. Family: Two brothers and one sister. Occupation: Student/CNA. What was your first jo ...
    July 27, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Former Walnut teacher pays it forward

    NORMAL — On July 5, former Walnut High School teacher Robert Glaser formalized an endowment to the College of Arts and Sciences at Illinois State Univ ...
    July 28, 2016 - 8:10 am
  • Auction Calendar

    July 30 — Jim Prevot estate, collection of 500 toy trains, railroad collectibles, miscellaneous toys, 10 a.m., Tumbleson Auction Center, 1635 N. Main ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Taking steps to unmask a cure

    PRINCETON — When one thinks of a masquerade party, they might visualize a lot of masks, costumes and plenty of fun.
    July 25, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • The national divide ...

    PRINCETON — The tragic police shootings that occurred earlier this month have only fueled concerns about racism and inequality this country continues ...
    July 25, 2016 - 2:52 pm