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  • Warming up for the holidays

    "Mrs. Santa Claus" delivers hot cups of cocoa to shoppers who were out and about during the city of Princeton's Christmas Open House, which also inclu ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • An alley, a building and a village website

    WALNUT — The Walnut Village Board held a hearing Monday, Nov. 23, to speak about vacating the alley located at the end of Brewer Street.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Being a good sport

    PRINCETON — Princeton High School (PHS) Superintendent Kirk Haring and the board members took the time to celebrate the efforts of fall athletes and s ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Mautino reminds seniors to review Medicare coverage during open enrollment

    SPRING VALLEY — In effort to remind older residents about the approaching deadline to change Medicare plans, state Rep. Frank Mautino is encouraging r ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Buckling down trumps acting up

    PRINCETON — One-third of the way through the fiscal school year, the Princeton High School (PHS) Board took time to discuss student testing and discip ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • Happy Thanksgiving from the Bureau County Republican

    While it appears these two turkeys are making plans to order out pizza for Thanksgiving, the nation's annual Thanksgiving feast is an important remind ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Buy big ... but think small

    PRINCETON — The next three days will be some of the busiest shopping days of the year. However, Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28 is guaranteed to ha ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • It takes a village ...

    PRINCETON — The 2015 Christmas for Kids toy drive has officially kicked off for the season.This will ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Big applause for The Big House

    SPRING VALLEY — Construction of Spring Valley’s future wastewater treatment plant is underway.On Mon ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • Giving a voice to Christmas

    Editor’s note: The following interview and subsequent writing of this story was done prior to the death of Princeton resident, Dick Dorsch, who was on ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • A pinch of this; a pinch of that

    Father Dominic Garramone showcased his culinary skills and shared recipes for Thanksgiving during the Baking for the Holiday Season event, held Sunday ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Small but mighty

    The trees may have been small, but they were beautiful at the Prairie Arts Council’s mini-Christmas tree festival opening reception Friday, Nov. 20.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 10:04 am
  • Getting ahead while behind

    PRINCETON — One-third of the way through the fiscal school year, Princeton Elementary Schools are ahead on all financial fronts ... except receiving t ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 9:56 am
  • Holiday schedule for garbage, recycling routes in Princeton

    PRINCETON — The city of Princeton street department has announced due to the Thanksgivings Day holiday, garbage and recycling route will be picked up ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Monks’ Market on Saturday

    PERU — Saint Bede Abbey will host its annual Monks’ Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, in the abbey church. A variety of abbey products w ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 9:57 am
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