Fair
30°FFairFull Forecast

Local

  • Developing a regional work force

    OGLESBY — Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, together with experts from Washington, D.C., Chicago, Springfield, and cities throughout the Starved Rock Count ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • ‘Volunteers’ perform at JFK

    The U.S. Army Field Band, The Volunteers, performed Tuesday, March 12, at JFK School in Spring Valley. Organized in 1981, The Volunteers have been tel ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

    Student actors Chelsea Higgins (front row, from left) as Mary Poppins and Harrison Brousseau as Bert made an appearance at the Bureau Valley High Scho ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Celebrating with St. Joseph’s Table

    Members of St. Thomas More Catholic Church dish up bowls of soup for the celebration the Dalzell church held Thursday, March 19. The event also includ ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • Spring Valley honors Terry Thompson

    SPRING VALLEY — A longtime local pharmacist was recognized for his business contribution to Spring Valley at the Monday, March 16, city council meetin ...
    March 18, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Business district passes with split vote

    PRINCETON — It was time to get down to business with the new Princeton Business District. On Monday, ...
    March 18, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Salute to Ag draws upwards of 200 people

    Keynote speaker Harold Steele, a longtime farmer and agriculture advocate of Dover, addressed the nearly 200 people in attendance at the Princeton Cha ...
    March 18, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Princeton Park Board: Aggressive and diligent

    PRINCETON — An alarming nationwide trend has surfaced in Bureau County.During the Princeton Park Boa ...
    March 18, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Ladd Cemetery cleanup

    LADD — The annual spring cleanup at the Ladd Cemetery will begin Monday, March 23.All grave decorati ...
    March 18, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • 90 years old ... and still playing strong

    KASBEER — Local pianist Doris Bohm has fingers that have touched the hearts of many.The Kasbeer Comm ...
    March 18, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Early voting begins Monday

    PRINCETON — Early voting for the April 7 consolidated election begins Monday, March 23. Every registered voter within Bureau County is eligible to cas ...
    March 18, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • Bids opened; review necessary

    WALNUT — Garbage was on the agenda of the Walnut Village Board meeting, held Monday, March 16. The board received and opened three sealed bids for the ...
    March 18, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • ISP announce roadside safety check results

    LASALLE – The Illinois State Police (ISP) announced the results of a roadside safety check (RSC) held during the late evening hours of Saturday, March ...
    March 18, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • First Person — Sharon Peterson

    City: Princeton. Where did you grow up: Hammond, Ind. Family: Two daughters, Sarah Peterson and Rebe ...
    March 18, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    March 31 — Kerry Jaggers, Marita Jaggers and Jaggers Trust, farmland, 10 a.m., sale held at 401 W. Main St. (The Shed), Wyanet, Rediger Auction Servic ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • National Video