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    March 23, 2015 - 3:52 pm
  • BCR, PCR donates to local food pantries

    Staff at the Bureau County Republican, Putnam County Record made donations recently to six area food pantries. The money came from fundraising efforts ...
    March 23, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • SVE talks PARCC

    SPRING VALLEY — As negative publicity toward PARCC testing in schools gains momentum, it’s got some Spring Valley Elementary School Board members ques ...
    March 23, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Second annual Cystic Fibrosis Walk is June 27

    PRINCETON — Cheriz Kunkel of Princeton is revving up to host the second annual Princeton Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Walk at Zearing Park on June 27.
    March 23, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Mautino backs measure to notify parents about sex offenders near school bus stops

    SPRINGFIELD — Parents would be notified of dangerous sex offenders living near school bus stops under new legislation backed by state Rep. Frank Mauti ...
    March 23, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Centuries of tradition at Chapel Hill

    PRINCETON — In a classic blend of historical significance and modern elegance, the Chapel Hill Golf Course will celebrate an age-old tradition.
    March 23, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • The biennial Covered Bridge Quilters Guild quilt show was Saturday and Sunday. Why do you enjoy quilting?

    “One of the main reasons I like to hand sew is because it’s relaxing and rewarding to see the end product. It’s also a good way to meet new people tha ...
    March 23, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • District 17 receives five new troopers

    LASALLE — Lt. Jon Dively, District 17 commander, has announced the addition of five new state troopers to District 17 who recently graduated the Illin ...
    March 23, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • Can you see the signs?

    PRINCETON — There were no rose-colored glasses at the Thursday, March 19, Hidden in Plain Sight event.
    March 20, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • IVCC drops lawsuit

    OGLESBY — The lawsuit brought against Putnam County and Marquis Energy by Illinois Valley Community College has reached its end. On Wednesday, March 1 ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Do schools really have ‘rainy day’ money?

    SPRING VALLEY — While there’s been recent questions raised about what area schools are doing with the large sums of money sitting in their bank accoun ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • The logistics of a sale ...

    PRINCETON — A split vote cast during a noon Thursday, March 19, special meeting at City Hall has brought about another significant change in Princeton ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Salute to Agriculture

    About 200 people joined the Princeton Chamber of Commerce and Country Financial in its first Salute to Ag event, held Wednesday, March 18, at the Bure ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Cemetery cleanup in DePue

    DEPUE — St. Mary’s Cemetery in DePue is having spring cleanup. All winter decorations must be removed before the deadline of Sunday, March 29, or they ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:07 pm
  • Hall’s $$$ crunch

    SPRING VALLEY — It’s time to tighten the belts ... again.At the Hall High School Board meeting this ...
    March 20, 2015 - 1:07 pm
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