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  • IDVA asks for nominations of Veteran/Business of the Year

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs is asking for nominations for the Illinois Veterans’ Patriotic Volunteer and Appreciation A ...
    July 18, 2016 - 2:35 pm
  • Homestead Festival parade registration now open

    PRINCETON — The Homestead Festival parade registration is now open. The information and parade entry form may be found and printed from the website at ...
    July 18, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Freedom House calls for volunteers

    PRINCETON — Freedom House will hold its volunteer training class Aug. 19 to Oct. 1, which includes a two-week break for Labor Day and Homestead Festiv ...
    July 18, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Given the controversy surrounding the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, are you concerned about the U.S. athletes who are participating?

    "I think anytime there is a big event, there is fear of something happening these days, but we can not live our lives in fear. Those athletes earned t ...
    July 18, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • Miller pleads not guilty

    PRINCETON — The Princeton woman accused of leaving the scene of an accident after striking another woman with her vehicle and causing death was indict ...
    July 15, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • After the storm ...

    After torrential rains, wind and some dark threatening clouds on the evening of Wednesday, July 13, the sunset seemed just about perfect, as evidence ...
    July 15, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • ISBE kicks PARCC to the curb

    Since the state began requiring students to take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment two years ago, ...
    July 15, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Couple named Tiskilwa’s Citizens of the Year

    TISKILWA — A couple who operate a convenience store in Tiskilwa were selected as the Citizens of the Year by the Tiskilwa Village Board Tuesday night.
    July 15, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • The parts of BPART

    PRINCETON — BPART (Bureau-Putnam Area Rural Transit) is looking to purchase a building in Wyanet to store its vehicle fleet.
    July 15, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • An agent of change

    Editor’s note: The following story is one in an ongoing series about area residents and the jobs they perform.
    July 15, 2016 - 4:06 pm
  • IEPA extends comment period for Superfund

    DEPUE —The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) received a request to extend the public comment period in this matter for 30 days.
    July 15, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Continuance granted

    PRINCETON — An Ohio woman, who had served on the Ohio High School Board of Education, and is accused of criminal sexual abuse, a Class 2 felony, reque ...
    July 15, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Bureau County 4-H Fair special events

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County 4-H Fair will be July 21-24 at the Bureau County Fairgrounds in Princeton. In addition to the project judging, there are ...
    July 15, 2016 - 3:31 pm
  • 4-H Awards Night Ceremony planned for July 23

    PRINCETON — University of Illinois Extension - Bureau County will recognize its award-winning 4-H Fair exhibitors at the Awards Night Ceremony at 5 p. ...
    July 15, 2016 - 3:29 pm
  • Princeton announces results from electronic recycling

    PRINCETON — The city of Princeton partnered with DC Trash on Saturday, June 18, to host an electronics recycling event for the first time since May 20 ...
    July 15, 2016 - 3:29 pm