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  • The dangers of free Wi-Fi

    CHICAGO — On the Fourth of July weekend, you should be able to sit back and relax and not worry about your identity being stolen.
    July 4, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Fisher named Rotarian of the Year

    Rotarian Phil Kaufmann (right) names Sam Fisher the 2014 Princeton Rotarian of the Year at the club’s meeting on Tuesday. Fisher, the publisher of the ...
    July 4, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • ‘Sylvia’

    Sylvia is a New York dog, brutally honest and in her own self-centered world. She will show you affection but really only cares about herself. What do ...
    July 4, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Firefighters offer a show of support

    The funeral procession of Princeton firefighter/EMT Kurt Garvin heads to Elm Lawn Cemetery Thursday morning. A Princeton firetruck led the way, and tw ...
    July 4, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legacy

    How did Richard Widmark become the person he was? I have read that gender identity is usually formed by the age of 3, and by age 5 to 7, we have a rig ...
    July 4, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Walking for a cause

    Several supporters came out in support of a walk to boost awareness of Cystic Fibrosis on June 28 at Zearing Park in Princeton. Besides taking to the ...
    July 4, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Spring Valley seeks TIF extension

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley City Council plans to seek an extension for its TIF (Tax Increment Finance)
    July 2, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • The price of throwing that $teak on the grill

    PRINCETON — In the midst of prime grilling season, shoppers are seeing historic high prices in the meat and dairy sections at their local grocery stor ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • Weathering the weather

    PRINCETON — Area residents and communities are still cleaning up after severe storms hit Bureau County and the Midwest earlier this week.
    July 2, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Knee-high for Nedda! Happy Fourth of July!

    The old saying about the corn crop, “Knee-high by the Fourth of July,” was a sign that told farmers it was going to be a good crop, if the corn reache ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Storm Stories

    Mother Nature wreaks havoc Monday evening in Bureau County. ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • St. Bede Academy’s Gateway Arch returns to campus

    PERU — Members from the Class of 1964 broke ground June 28 for the new St. Bede Academy Gateway Arch. The new Gateway Arch is an initial part of the L ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • Dynegy donates $1,000 to DePue Schools

    Representatives of Hennepin Power Station, which is operated by Dynegy, presented a $1,000 check to the DePue School Board to help offset the costs of ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Safety first when it comes to fireworks

    PRINCETON — Even though many people equate the Fourth of July with fireworks, people need to remember there is no such thing as a safe firework, even ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:28 pm
  • Park district meeting cancelled

    PRINCETON — The regular meeting of the Princeton Park District scheduled for at 4:30 p.m. Monday has been cancelled. The Princeton Park District Board ...
    July 2, 2014 - 1:23 pm
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