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  • Setting one’s sights on Vision 20/20

    KEWANEE — Education in Illinois is at a crossroads. Schools are being short-changed on state aid, required to comply with a long list of unfunded mand ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Tax season scams to avoid

    As the saying goes, nothing is certain except death and taxes. However, history shows another certainty is fraud and scams and specifically, tax-relat ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Knights of Columbus donates Tootsie Roll funds

    Gateway Services President/CEO Jeff Dean (left) receives a $2,074.04 check from Knights of Columbus representative David Lawrence. The donation repres ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Judge orders Crundwell retirement funds be sent to government

    DIXON — On Wednesday, a federal judge ordered about $90,000 in retirement fund reimbursements owed to former Comptroller Rita Crundwell be turned over ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Mendota man charged with Class X felony

    MENDOTA — Humberto Samano, 28, of Mendota was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, a Class X felony, ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • We have a dream ...

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Peace and Justice Roundtable hosted its second annual observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a program Monday evening ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Princeton mayor upset with ad

    PRINCETON — Mayor Keith Cain adamantly expressed his displeasure with a recent ad in the “Good Morning Princeton” flyer.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Smile ... you’re on SV Police camera!

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Police Department is looking to equip on-duty officers with body cameras.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Sam Fisher is new IPA Board president

    Sam Fisher, who has been with Shaw Media for 31 years, has been named president of the Illinois Press Association Board of Directors for 2015. He is p ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Bureau County Fair Queen talks about state competition

    SPRINGFIELD — Bureau County Fair Queen Hannah Shearburn qualified for state competition after winning her title at the 2014 Bureau County Fair.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:21 pm
  • Kiwanis youth club to enhance community spirit

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Park District is happy to announce the formation of the new Princeton youth service organization, Kiwanis.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Democrat meeting is Thursday

    DEPUE — The DePue/Bureau County Democrat meeting will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the DePue VFW. The topic of discussion will be “municipal elections.” T ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Scouts take BCR tour

    Daisy Scouts, Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts took a tour of the Bureau County Republican on Monday afternoon. The large group of girls and their lead ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Judge issues turnover orders for more Crundwell assets

    DIXON — About $37,000 soon will start making its way to the city to be applied toward former Comptroller Rita Crundwell’s restitution.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Walnut considers ordinance amendment

    WALNUT — The Walnut Village Board looked at a new amendment to the village ordinance regarding parking and snow removal at its meeting Monday night.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:14 pm
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