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  • Are you and your car ready for winter?

    It’s no secret winter driving can be rather interesting — to say the least, especially when snow, sleet, ice and other elements can create hazards for ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • 12 scams of Christmas: Better safe than sorry

    The holiday season is a wonderful time of the year, but it’s also a prime time for scams to occur.“T ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Candidate filing period begins

    PRINCETON — Bureau County residents wishing to run for an open seat in the April 7 consolidation election began filing petitions on Monday.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Tannenbaum arrested on Class 4 felony for heroin possession

    OGLESBY — After a Tri-DENT investigation into narcotic activity, Robert E. Tannenbaum, 28, of Utica was arrested on a LaSalle County warrant in the 40 ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Illinois State Police announce roadside safety check planned

    The Illinois State Police, District 17, will conduct a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) in LaSalle County during the month of December, according to Captai ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • What is your favorite Christmas tradition?

    "My favorite Christmas tradition is when we celebrate Wigilia every Christmas Eve. Wigilia is a Polish tradition where you break bread (oplatek), kiss ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:03 pm
  • Report card time in DePue

    DePue — “There really isn’t anything on the school report card that we aren’t already working on,” said DePue District Superintendent Randall Otto.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Manlius Fire gets grant

    MANLUS — The Manlius Fire Protection District is $19,539.25 richer thanks to the Small Equipment Grant Program, which provides funds to various fire d ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Wanted: County administrator

    PRINCETON — The Fees and Salaries Committee of the Bureau County Board went to the drawing board on Thursday to begin putting together a job descripti ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • ‘And visions of sugarplums danced in their heads ...’

    Mothers and their children gather around Princeton Public Library’s Head of Youth Services Ron McCutchan during story hour Tuesday morning. McCutchan ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Elks delivering baskets, good cheer

    PRINCETON  — The Princeton Elks Lodge is revving up for its annual Christmas basket distribution.Thi ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Crundwell attorney: Restitution achieved; Crundwell should get pension

    DIXON — The fate of pensions earned by former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell could hinge on whether the city has been made whole – monetarily speaki ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • Geronimo Energy donates to Buddy Bags program

    Geronimo Energy project manager Tom Swierczewski (left) presents a $500 check to Pastor Brenda Lovick of the Manlius Trinity Lutheran Church, which ho ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • Wyanet: Taxes to increase slightly

    WYANET — Taxes will be increasing in Wyanet, but not by much. The Wyanet Village Board adopted the 2014-15 tax levy at the meeting Tuesday night. The ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • Smith is new Walnut Board member

    WALNUT— The Walnut Village Board recently approved a new board member.Sharon Smith was unanimously a ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:18 pm
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