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  • Armed robbery in Peru

    PERU — Chief Doug Bernabei of the Peru Police Department said an armed robbery occurred at 11:12 a.m. Monday, June 22, at the Check Into Cash facility ...
    June 23, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Bank robberies on Princeton’s radar

    PRINCETON — The initial investigation into the Thursday, May 28, armed bank robbery at Centrue Bank is completed.
    June 23, 2015 - 8:12 am
  • Frozen nostalgia

    SPRING VALLEY— The name Tastee-Freez conjures up feelings of nostalgia when thinking of childhood memories involving ice cream, especially for those i ...
    June 22, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • Ready, set ... run

    WALNUT — Registration is underway for the Saturday, July 4, Walnut 5K. Runners will be ready and set to run at 8 a.m. sharp that Saturday morning outs ...
    June 22, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • Where’s the beef?

    Finding the beef wasn’t difficult this past weekend, as the area celebrated Beef and Ag Days, where event-goers could get a great rib eye fresh off th ...
    June 22, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • Out & About

    Images from the weekend events happening in Bureau County. ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Fun Fly and Air Show set for June 27

    PERU — Members of the Illinois Valley Radio Control Flyers Club (IVRC) are revving up for their 14th annual Fun Fly and Air Show on Saturday, June 27.
    June 22, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Art Seeds named Bureau County Agricultural Service Award winner

    PRINCETON — At Friday’s Beef and Ag Days in Princeton, the Bureau County Farm Bureau, Bureau County Pork Producers Association and the Bureau County C ...
    June 22, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Six students win Farm Bureau Foundation scholarships

    PRINCETON — Six Bureau County students received financial assistance from the Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation to help cover costs associated with ...
    June 22, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • How do you think the U.S. Supreme Court will vote on marriage equality and why?

    "The Supreme Court will vote in favor of progression. We are an ever-evolving pluralistic society with archaic rules to follow. It's time for change, ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Hopson sentenced to 120 days in jail for retail theft

    PRINCETON — On June 10, Danion D. Hopson, 24, of Lyndon was placed on conditional discharge for a period of two years and ordered to serve 120 days in ...
    June 19, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • ‘Like a broken record ...’

    SPRING VALLEY ­— “I sound like a broken record,” said Spring Valley Superintendent Jim Hermes during the school board meeting on June 17, as he began ...
    June 19, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Area departments respond to fatal crash

    PRINCETON — Thursday, June 18, the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office, the Illinois State Police, Ohio First Responders, Ohio Fire Department, Bureau Coun ...
    June 19, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Hammer + flowers = art

    This week Greenfield residents in Princeton learned the art of flower pounding. With hammer in hand and an assortment of different garden plants and f ...
    June 19, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • New school ... new policies

    SPRING VALLEY — With the new school comes new changes in policies.  During the regularly scheduled m ...
    June 19, 2015 - 3:33 pm
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