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  • Local valor

    GRANVILLE — Life is often quiet and simpler in small rural towns, yet war has consistently disrupted that life. Many men from our small towns and farm ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:10 pm
  • Painting for a cause

    A United Way fundraiser was held Jan. 6 at the Princeton Arts Academy. Liana Hall taught the class to approximately 25 attendees.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:37 pm
  • Red Cross issues emergency call for blood

    PRINCETON — It’s that time of year when blood donations are being distributed to hospitals faster than they are coming in. The American Red Cross has ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:03 pm
  • Back to the drawing board

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Elementary School Board is sending the designs for a $60 million preK-8 school back to its planning committee and giving the ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • Public access

    MondayPrinceton Park District Board, 4:30 p.m., Metro CenterPrinceton City Council, 7 p.m., city hal ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:42 pm
  • Martin Luther King Day is Monday. He had a dream. Do you think his dream has been realized?

    "I'm not sure that Martin Luther King's dreams will stay achieved due to the new president. There's not anything in place to protect reverse discrimin ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • BV board OK's putting $17 million facilities plan to voters

    MANLIUS — Voters in the Bureau Valley school district will be asked in April to approve a $17 million "compromise plan" that would include a new schoo ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 9:13 am
  • Newly seated rep's wife may face shoplifting charge

    PERU – The wife of newly seated state Rep. Jerry Long may be facing a shoplifting charge in LaSalle County.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:40 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Feb. 1 — Edward and Mary L. Miller trusts, farmland real estate, 10 a.m., Deer Valley Golf Course Banquet Center, 3298 Hoover Road, Deer Grove, Redige ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:52 am
  • Bureau County appeals insurance claim to save $12,000

    PRINCETON — Diligence on the part of Bureau County's insurance committee has saved the county $12,000.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • Fire in DePue

    Firefighters from DePue, Bureau, Ladd, Hennepin, Spring Valley and Peru battled an apartment fire at 226 West St. in DePue from 11:30 a.m. to about 1 ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:34 pm
  • ‘He always wanted ... to be a normal boy’

    PRINCETON — Travis Freeman’s dream of being a normal boy by riding a bike was fulfilled just before Christmas.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:46 am
  • Julie Wayland

    PRINCETON — Princeton Public Library patrons know Julie Wayland as a book lover and the director of the library.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • Public access

    WednesdayDalzell Village Board, 7 p.m., village hallDePue Unit Schools Board, 6 p.m., libraryBureau ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 3:22 pm
  • Sex offender registry is available online

    Illinois Compiled Statutes (730 ILCS 152/115 (a) and (b) mandate that the Illinois State Police (“ISP”) establish and maintain a statewide Sex Offende ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 9:01 am